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Biochemistry

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A Simple Method for High Throughput Chemical Screening in Caenorhabditis Elegans
 

A Simple Method for High Throughput Chemical Screening in Caenorhabditis Elegans

Article doi: 10.3791/56892
March 20th, 2018 Usage Statistics

Summary March 20th, 2018

Here we describe a simple protocol for rapidly producing hundreds of nematode growth media agar, 96-well culture plates with consistent numbers of Caenorhhabditis elegans per well. These cultures are useful for the phenotypic screening of whole organisms. We focus here on using these cultures to screen chemicals for pro-longevity effects.

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