Caenorhabditis elegans
Reference genome: Caenorhabditis elegans (assembly WBcel235)
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ID: 41
Organism ImageCaenorhabditis elegans

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

Lineage: Eukaryota[8528]; Metazoa[4118]; Ecdysozoa[1796]; Nematoda[145]; Chromadorea[130]; Rhabditida[109]; Rhabditina[34]; Rhabditomorpha[19]; Rhabditoidea[19]; Rhabditidae[19]; Peloderinae[14]; Caenorhabditis[14]; 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: 26; sequence reads: 30 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 103.275
 median protein count: 28447
 median GC%: 35.4311

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