Caenorhabditis elegans swimming in a saturated particulate system

@inproceedings{Jung2010CaenorhabditisES,
  title={Caenorhabditis elegans swimming in a saturated particulate system},
  author={Sunghwan Jung},
  year={2010}
}
Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) is a nematode that often swims in saturated soil in nature. We investigated the locomotive behavior of C. elegans swimming in a fluid with particles of various sizes and found that the nematode swims a greater distance per undulation than it does in a fluid without particles. The Strouhal number a ratio of lateral to forward velocity of C. elegans significantly decreases in a saturated particulate medium 0.50 0.13 in comparison to a fluid without particles 1… CONTINUE READING
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