Species page : Caenorhabditis elegans

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Species Caenorhabditis elegans

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Ian D. Chin-Sang (Queen`s University, Kingston, ON, Canada).

Common Name: The elegant worm. "The Worm" ... most completely characterized metazoan.
Clade: Clade V
Disease: free-living nematode, bacterivore
Sequencing: The majority of ESTs were generated by Yuji Kohara`s Lab, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan LINK
The complete genome of Caenorhabditis elegans was sequenced by The Genome Institute (Washington Univ. St. Louis) and the Sanger Centre (Hixton UK) info link
External Collaborators: Please contact Makedonka Mitreva to establish a collaboration.
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaGene information: NemaGene gene count :26,248 (RNAseq expression data available)
NemaBLAST database: BLAST vs. transcript contigs & genes
NemFam database: NemFam search
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
HelmCoP database: HelmCoP search
NCBI BioProject id: PRJNA9548
WormBase genome: Caenorhabditis elegans at WormBase
Sanger Institute genome resource: Caenorhabditis elegans genome resources at the Sanger Institute v4.0           Copyright Statement
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