research-article | 30-November-2020
first complete anatomical parts list of any animal species. Reconstruction of C. elegans anatomy has allowed researchers to conduct detailed mechanistic studies on the genetics of development and the function of individual cells within the context of a whole animal.
The NIH-funded Center for C. elegans Anatomy has served as a research resource for the C. elegans community since 1998. The Center developed and maintains the WormAtlas and WormImage websites. The handbook portion of WormAtlas includes
Nathan E. Schroeder,
David H. Hall
Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–2