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An Introduction to Worm Lab
 

An Introduction to Worm Lab: from Culturing Worms to Mutagenesis

Article doi: 10.3791/2293
January 11th, 2011

Summary January 11th, 2011

Screening for mutants with phenotypic defects is a straightforward method for identifying genes that function in a given biological process. In this article we describe how to culture free living worms (e.g., Pristionchus pacificus) in the laboratory and show two different mutagenesis methods, EMS and TMP/UV.

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