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C. elegans Chemotaxis Assay

DOI :

10.3791/50069-v

April 27th, 2013

April 27th, 2013

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1Life Sciences, Queen's University , 2Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University , 3Department of Biology, Queen's University

A method of quantitatively evaluating the chemotactic response of Caenorhabditis elegans is described. A chemotactic index (CI) was employed as a way to precisely evaluate the response of worms to certain targets, and serve as a platform of comparison between strains and compounds of interest.

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