C. elegans


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C. elegans

(sē′ ĕl′ə-gănz)
n.
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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Princeton University 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.
Aurora-A kinase is the symmetry breaking cue in C. elegans zygotes
C. elegans, which is about the size of the comma in this sentence, can be induced to sleep by certain stressors, such as heat.
1542 experimentally validated miRNA- gene pairs of C. elegans genome and 387 miRNA-gene pairs of Rattus norvegicus genome are obtained from miRTarBase and used as a positive set.
First, to be sure RIBE occurred in C. elegans, researchers exposed a population of the worms to radiation, then took a medium secreted by the C.
En el articulo "The ETS-5 Transcription Factor Regulates Activity States in Caenorhabditis elegans by Controlling Satiety" ("El Factor de Transcripcion ETS-5 regula estados de actividad al controlar la saciedad"), que se publico el pasado 10 de enero en las Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de los Estados Unidos (PNAS, por sus siglas en ingles), realizado por Pocock en colaboracion con investigadores de las universidades de Monash, Australia, y de Copenhague, Dinamarca, se informa de la modificacion del comportamiento de C. elegans, segun el tipo de alimentacion que consume.
In this present study, the toxicity of HAEIBS was evaluated in C. elegans based on a series of endpoints.
C. elegans has been shown to be a valuable model in understanding the molecular mechanisms that modulate aging and stress responses.
Researchers have known that C. elegans' set of genetic instructions, its genome, is littered with PATCs (short for periodic An/Tn clusters), but didn't know why.