Caenorhabditis elegans

Known as: roundworm <Caenorhabditis elegans>, elegan, Caenorhabditis, C elegans 
A roundworm of the phylum Nematoda often utilized as a biological model system for research.
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2015
Review
2015
Model organisms are of great importance to our understanding of basic biology and to making advances in biomedical research… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
A key challenge of functional genomics today is to generate well-annotated data sets that can be interpreted across different… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The soil nematodes Caenorhabditis briggsae and Caenorhabditis elegans diverged from a common ancestor roughly 100 million years… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is an important model for studying the genetics of ageing, with over 50 life-extension… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A C. elegans neurosecretory signaling system regulates whether animals enter the reproductive life cycle or arrest development at… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
A PHEROMONE-INDUCED neurosecretory pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans triggers developmental arrest and an increase in longevity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
lin-4 is essential for the normal temporal control of diverse postembryonic developmental events in C. elegans. lin-4 acts by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
During C. elegans development, the temporal pattern of many cell lineages is specified by graded activity of the heterochronic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Mutations in the Caenorhabditis elegans genes lin-14, lin-28, and lin-29 cause heterochronic developmental defects: the timing of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The embryonic cell lineage of Caenorhabditis elegans has been traced from zygote to newly hatched larva, with the result that the… (More)
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