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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Brenner published a commemorative paper in 1973 in which he described hundreds of mutations mapped on 6 chromosomes (linkage groups) of C.
elegans, researchers exposed a population of the worms to radiation, then took a medium secreted by the C.
As a part of the published findings, the researchers created the first system that allows C.
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A team of scientists led by Nathaniel Szewczyk from Notthingham University blasted 4,000 of the worms, known as known as Caenorhabditis elegans, or C.
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