Roundworms even more useful than researchers previously thought

Posted by on October 5, 2016 1:26 pm
Categories: health

The one millimetre long roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans has been used as a model organism in scientific research, and has therefore been extensively examined. A research group has now demonstrated that the worm is an even more complete model system than previously thought, which could enable more detailed research into areas such as early embryonic development.

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