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Developmental biology using a Model Organism: Caenorhabditis elegans

The use of Caenorhabditis elegans for studying fundamental biological phenomena






Students observe this small round worm and investigate some basic biological mechanisms such as life cycle, self-fertilising hermaphrodites, sex determination, embryogenesis, transmission of hereditary characters and the slowing down of the metabolic process.



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