Latest Caenorhabditis Stories
Researchers from China have found out a new accurate way to predict how long a particular worm will live. The study, published in the journal Nature, may have implications for one day better predicting how long humans might live.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signaling molecules that significantly shorten the lifespan of the opposite sex.
Researchers develop novel method to image worm brain activity and screen early stage compounds aimed at treating autism and anxiety. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) November
One might wonder why researchers would even care about the nuances of the one-millimeter long nematode worm, let alone take the time to study them.
Sequencing the worm’s genome and transcriptome opens a new chapter in the study of fundamental biological processes and animal behavior. Worcester, Massachusetts
Sequencing the worm's genome and transcriptome opens a new chapter in the study of fundamental biological processes and animal behavior
Caltech biologists discover that many nematode species make the same types of small-molecule pheromones.
Caenorhabditis are usually thought of as soil nematodes, happily living in compost heaps.
Scientists have discovered a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes but also affects lifespan.
Max Planck researchers have uncovered an ingenious evolutionary trick: a signaling chain is allocated several functions, enabling optimal adaptation to environmental conditions.
Caenorhabditis elegans is a species of parasitic roundworm in the Nematoda phylum. It can be found in temperate regions, in many different areas of the world. It prefers to reside in nutrient rich soils. Its scientific name is derived from the Greek terms Caeno, meaning recent, rhabditis, meaning rod-like, and the Latin term elegans, which means elegant. It was first named by Maupas in 1900, but was not classified in the Caenorhabditis subgenus until 1952 by Osche. Caenorhabditis elegans...
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