Questions tagged [nematode]

The nematodes or roundworms constitute the phylum Nematoda (also called Nemathelminthes).

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Is it still true that C. elegans has no known natural viruses?

I read in a 2009 review that While mammals and C. elegans each have a single Dicer that makes both miRNAs and siRNAs, Drosophila has two Dicers: Dcr-1 makes miRNAs, whereas Dcr-2 is specialized for ...
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Would it be effective to use electrodes on a Caenorhabditis elegans neuron to measure inputs and output pulse strength?

I'd like to build a model of the current responsiveness of a particular neuron. When we model neurons in a computer, we describe them in terms of their connections and the weight on each neuron, for ...