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Vampiric Isolation of Extracellular Fluid from Caenorhabditis elegans
 

Vampiric Isolation of Extracellular Fluid from Caenorhabditis elegans

Article DOI: 10.3791/3647
March 19th, 2012

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Summary March 19th, 2012

The model organism C. elegans uses pseudocoelomic fluid as a passive circulatory system. Direct assay of this fluid has not been previously possible. Here we present a novel technique to directly assay the extracellular space, and use systemic silencing signals during an RNAi response as a proof of principle example.

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