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Descriptor English: Caenorhabditis
Descriptor Spanish: Caenorhabditis
Descriptor Portuguese: Caenorhabditis
Descriptor French: Caenorhabditis
Entry term(s): Caenorhabditides
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.875.660.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002107
Scope note: A genus of small free-living nematodes. Two species, CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS and C. briggsae are much used in studies of genetics, development, aging, muscle chemistry, and neuroanatomy.
Annotation: a genus of nematodes used in exper
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Nematoda (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 2140
Unique ID: D002107
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/03/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Caenorhabditis - Preferred
Concept UI M0003134
Scope note A genus of small free-living nematodes. Two species, CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS and C. briggsae are much used in studies of genetics, development, aging, muscle chemistry, and neuroanatomy.
Preferred term Caenorhabditis
Entry term(s) Caenorhabditides



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