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Table 3 Effects of temperature on biology of M. lignano, summary

From: Influence of temperature on development, reproduction and regeneration in the flatworm model organism, Macrostomum lignano

Characteristic 20 °C 25 °C 30 °C 35 °C
Development (days) 6–8 4–5 3–5 3–4
Reproduction rate (number of hatchlings) 150–200 310–430 450–570 320–410
Regeneration (days) 8 5 3 3
Heat shock response n/a ns 2-fold > 20 fold
Mlig-ddx39 RNAi, days until lethality 16–17 9–10 7–8 n/a
Mlig-sperm1 RNAi, percentage of animals with enlarge testes at day 4. 0 25 85 n/a