C. elegans

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C. el·e·gans

 (sē′ ĕl′ə-gănz)
A nematode (Caenorhabditis elegans) that was the first animal whose genome was completely sequenced and is widely studied by researchers because it has a small genome and transparent skin.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have discovered that learned behaviors can be inherited for multiple generations in C. elegans, transmitted from parent to progeny via eggs and sperm cells.
The master switch that triggers the symmetry breaking process in the zygotes of the nematode worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), was identified in a recent study, led by Assistant Professor Fumio Motegi, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
organic selenium compounds as a pre-treatment to oxidative stress caused by 6-Hydroxydopamine treatment in C. elegans. Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee.
"C. elegans is a simple animal model that allows us to isolate key molecular pathways.
In this article, we have proposed our new algorithm microTarget and tried to validate in C. elegans and Rattus norvegicus genomes.
To facilitate the acquisition of such experimental evidence, we have been using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), a small model organism.
Nine years in the making, the study used a translucent, 1,000-cell worm called C. elegans, as a model to study the bystander effect in action.
En el presente estudio se utilizo la cepa silvestre de C. elegans N2; se analizaron aspectos fenotipicos como la longevidad, la reproduccion, la longitud del cuerpo y el estres termico.
En realidad, el C. elegans es un modelo experimental utilizado por numerosos investigadores, desde que a fines del siglo pasado el biologo molecular Sydney Brenner lo utilizo para sus investigaciones, lo cual le valio el Premio Nobel de Fisiologia o Medicina en 2002.
Several studies have tested for beneficial and/or adverse effects of compounds isolated from certain plants and Chinese medicines in C. elegans [19-23].
The ScreenChip System is a palm-sized device that allows affordable, high throughput, label-less physiological monitoring of the well understood C. elegans model animal to enable real-time discovery of drugs and their molecular mechanisms of action.