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KangBo Ng1,2, Tom Bland1,2ORCID logo, Nisha Hirani1, and Nathan W. Goehring1,2§ORCID logo

1Francis Crick Institute, London, NW1 1AT, UK

2Institute for the Physics of Living Systems, University College London, WC1E 6BT, UK

§Correspondence to: Nathan W. Goehring (nate.goehring@crick.ac.uk)





This work was supported by the Francis Crick Institute, which receives its core funding from Cancer Research UK (FC001086), the UK Medical Research Council (FC001086), and the Wellcome Trust (FC001086). Some strains were provided by the Caenorhabditis Genome Center (CGC), which is funded by NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (P40 OD010440). This research was funded in whole, or in part, by the Wellcome Trust (FC001086).

Author Contributions

  • KangBo Ng: Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing
  • Tom Bland: Methodology
  • Nisha Hirani: Methodology
  • Nathan W. Goehring: Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing - review & editing

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  • Received: 7/12/2022
  • Revision Received: 7/27/2022
  • Accepted: 8/4/2022
  • Published Online: 8/4/2022
  • Indexed: 8/18/2022



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