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Caenorhabditis elegans (pronounced /ˌsiːnɵræbˈdaɪtɪs ˈɛlɪɡænz/) is a free-living, transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments. Research into the molecular and developmental biology of C. elegans was begun in 1974 by Sydney Brenner and it has since been used extensively as a model organism.
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(Medical Xpress)—When minor wounds heal, the fine nerve endings that sense touch, or control sweating, are usually able to regrow. Like many processes in the body, the ability to regenerate new tissues ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Scientists have identified a gene that keeps our nerve fibers from clogging up. Researchers in Ken Miller's laboratory at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) found that the unc-16 gene of the roundworm Caenorhabditis el ...
Genetics Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0