Navigation Links
A map of the worm: First detailed anatomical atlas of C. elegans for use in the lab
Date:2/15/2008

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. To meet the demands of biologists who work with the model worm C. elegans in the laboratory, a new anatomical atlas has just been published. It is the most detailed and comprehensive atlas of C. elegans in print to date and will be an essential laboratory reference tool for all working worm biologists.

Derived from the acclaimed online WormAtlas, C. elegans Atlas is a large-format, full-color atlas of the model organism C. elegans, known affectionately as the worm by workers in the field. The WormAtlas Web site (www.wormatlas.org) has been a valuable resource for the C. elegans community, and this has driven demand for a print version that can be used at the bench and at the microscope.

The beautifully rendered images in the atlas illustrate in detail all of the internal and external structures of adult, hermaphroditic C. elegans. Each chapter focuses on a major organ system and includes accurate, color-coded drawings, detailed transmission and scanning electron micrographs, and fluorescent images, all of which are complemented with informative text and captions. It is a superb companion the monograph C. elegans II (http://www.cshlpress.com/link/celegans.htm).

Since the 1960s, when eminent biologist Sydney Brenner established C. elegans as the premier model organism for neurobiology and development, substantial knowledge about the anatomical architecture of the worm has accumulated. Today, C. elegans is used by thousands of investigators in diverse fields, and it continues to provide a wealth of information about fundamental principles of biology that apply to all animals. C. elegans Atlas will be useful not only to neurobiologists and developmental biologists, but also those who work in the fields of reproductive biology, gene expression, and molecular biology.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ingrid Benirschke
benirsch@cshl.edu
619-275-6021
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert  

Related medicine news :

1. CryoCath Announces Fiscal 2008 First Quarter Results
2. TeamStaff Reports First Quarter Net Income and $0.7 Million Income Improvement From Continuing Operations Over Prior Year
3. St. Davids Medical Center First in Texas to Implement Visually Guided Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
4. UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Results
5. The Female Health Company Reports 37% Revenue Growth and Record Profits for First Quarter of FY2008
6. Winner Medical Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results
7. New FIRST RESPONSE(R) Pregnancy Test Gives Women a Fast and Simple One-Word Answer
8. New FIRST RESPONSE(R) Home Ovulation Test Takes the Guesswork Out of Conception
9. First Group of Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars Selected by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursings Future and AACN
10. Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Book About a Surgeons Mission to Perform the Worlds First Full Face Transplant
11. Lucian Leape Institute First Roundtable: A Resounding Success
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
A map of the worm:  First detailed anatomical atlas of C. elegans for use in the lab
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... financial planning assistance that serves communities throughout southern Florida, is working to support ... scholarship assets to children from low income families. , The Take Stock In ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... With over 16,000 active patients, ... replacement therapy and integrative medicine, has become a frontrunner for people seeking help ... menopause, andropause, thyroid disorder and adrenal insufficiencies. , Founded in 2003 by ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Our Mountains to Climb: A ... a couple that grew stronger together through the faith they shared to overcome struggles ... is the creation of published author, Barbara J. Corcoran, a retired teacher and happily ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... marketers of high-quality anti-aging skincare solutions, recently announced the launch of ... products are an affordable, yet effective alternative to expensive plastic surgery or in-patient ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... ... a new location in Goldsboro, NC to its family of practices. Residents of ... Associates’ trademark starting August 15, 2017. , Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry, founded ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/31/2017)... 31, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), has been ... Michigan by Crain,s Detroit Business . ... companies by three-year revenue growth. This year,s edition measures growth ... To view the complete list, visit crainsdetroit.com/awards/fast_50/2017 .  ... incredible triumph," said Phil Hagerman , CEO and chairman ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... CHICAGO, July 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ... fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2017, and updated ... For the fiscal third quarter, ... to $0.68 per diluted share in the prior-year period. ... of $0.39 per diluted share primarily related to the ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today announced ... financial guidance for the full-year 2017. ... Reported net sales of $397.6 million, a record high, ... constant currency (organic) grew by 3.9%. ... in the prior-year quarter. Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted EPS ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: