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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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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Study of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has provided important insights in a wide range of fields in biology. The ability to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A key challenge of functional genomics today is to generate well-annotated data sets that can be interpreted across different… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous approximately 22 nt RNAs that can play important regulatory roles in animals and plants by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are an abundant class of tiny RNAs thought to regulate the expression of protein-coding genes in plants and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The C. elegans heterochronic gene pathway consists of a cascade of regulatory genes that are temporally controlled to specify the… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Neurotransmitter receptors, neurotransmitter synthesis and release pathways, and heterotrimeric GTP-binding protein (G protein… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The structure and connectivity of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has been deduced from reconstructions… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The number of nongonadal nuclei in the free-living soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans increases from about 550 in the newly… Expand
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