Neurogenesis in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.

  • Oliver Hobert
  • Published 2010 in
    WormBook : the online review of C. elegans…


The nervous system represents the most complex tissue of C. elegans both in terms of numbers (302 neurons and 56 glial cells = 37% of the somatic cells in a hermaphrodite) and diversity (118 morphologically distinct neuron classes). The lineage and morphology of each neuron type has been described in detail and neuronal fate markers exists for virtually all… (More)
DOI: 10.1895/wormbook.1.12.2


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