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Medical significance of Caenorhabditis elegans.

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Caenorhabditis elegans is now the model organism of choice for a growing number of researchers. A combination of its apparent simplicity, exquisite genetics, the existence of a full molecular toolkit and a complete genome sequence makes it ideal for rapid and effective study of gene function. A survey of the C. elegans genome indicates that this 'simple' worm contains many genes with a high degree of similarity to human disease genes. For many human disease genes it has proven, and will conti...

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10.3109/07853890008995906

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Annals of medicine
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
23-30
Publication date:
2000-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2060
ISSN:
0785-3890
Source identifiers:
375958
Language:
English
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pubs:375958
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uuid:cf8dd273-dbdf-4919-a793-b393f63fd72c
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pubs:375958
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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