Or rather, not nematode "lovin'" but definitely nematode mating! Last week I talked about the new oxytocin analogue in C. elegans: nematocin, and its role in learning and memory. Today we have a paper from the very same issue of Science, looking at nematocin and its role in mating behavior. Because molecules this conserved in evolution never do just one thing. Head over and check it out.
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