Caenorhabiditis elegans as an Instructional Model

 

RESOURCES

wormbook.org is a great resource for C.elegans maintenance including freezing the worms

Wormatlas.org  Explore a variety of  diagrams of  worm physiological systems

Wormbase.org  Wonderful worm bioinformatics resource

C. elegans Movies

http://www.silencinggenomes.org/  (Cold spring harbor site)

Worm ordering:  http://www.cbs.umn.edu/CGC/

In order to do some RNAi work you would need to order this chemical :

http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/ProductDetail.do?D7=0&N5=SEARCH_CONCAT_PNO%7CBRAND_KEY&N4=I6758%7CSIAL&N25=0&QS=ON&F=SPEC

Here is also a website with pre-made buffers (S basal good for freezing and general usage) and plates that you may need:

http://www.ipmscientific.com/nematode.htm

A Fun Blog for Biology Enthusiasts

http://diybio4beginners.blogspot.com/2009/02/two-virtual-bio-labs-flash-player-and.html

Maria Guillily, PhD