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.
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.
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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.
Several studies have tested for beneficial and/or adverse effects of compounds isolated from certain plants and Chinese medicines in C. elegans [19-23].