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Measuring the Effects of Bacteria on C. Elegans Behavior Using an Egg Retention Assay

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10.3791/51203-v

October 22nd, 2013

October 22nd, 2013

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1Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Fairleigh Dickinson University

An egg-in-worm (EIW) assay is a useful method to quantify egg-laying behavior. Alterations in egg laying can be a behavioral response of the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to potentially harmful environmental substances such as those produced by pathogenic bacteria.

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