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Caenorhabditis elegans as an Experimental Organism

  1. Andrew Chisholm1,
  2. Yishi Jin2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000564

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How to Cite

Chisholm, A. and Jin, Y. 2003. Caenorhabditis elegans as an Experimental Organism. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA

  2. 2

    University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2003

Abstract

Genetic analysis in the small nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans has elucidated the mechanisms of many basic biological processes.

Keywords:

  • genetics;
  • development;
  • cell lineage;
  • nematode