Caenorhabditis elegans
Reference genome: Caenorhabditis elegans (assembly WBcel235)
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Organism ImageCaenorhabditis elegans

This worm is a well-studied model organism for developmental biology, systems biology, and genetics

Lineage: Eukaryota[3591]; Metazoa[1129]; Ecdysozoa[478]; Nematoda[93]; Chromadorea[79]; Rhabditida[72]; Rhabditina[30]; Rhabditomorpha[20]; Rhabditoidea[14]; Rhabditidae[14]; Peloderinae[10]; Caenorhabditis[10]; Caenorhabditis elegans[1]
Caenorhabditis elegans, a free-living soil nematode, is widely used as a model organism. It is transparent, and consists of 959 somatic cells. This easily cultured worm provides a model for complex organ systems, as well as developmental biology and genetics. Caenorhabditis elegans was the first multicellular eukaryotic genome to be completely More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 5; sequence reads: 22 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 101.169
 median protein count: 28311
 median GC%: 35.6158

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