Caenorhabditis elegans (AKA Roundworm)

Caenorhabditis elegans (AKA Roundworm)

Jan 28th – Caenorhabditis elegans (AKA Roundworm) is no ordinary worm: it’s a small, free-living, non-parasitic, multicellular, unsegmented, eukaryotic, bilaterally-symmetrical, vermiform nematode that is one of the most studied organisms on the planet! Because its cell structure is non-varying from worm to worm, the development of each of its 959 somatic cells has been observed …

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