Effects of Genetic Mutations and Chemical Exposures on Caenorhabditis elegans Feeding: Evaluation of a Novel, High-Throughput Screening Assay
Boyd, Windy A.
McBride, Sandra J.
Freedman, Jonathan H.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Q | R | Biotechnology | Research Article | Public Health and Epidemiology/Environmental Health | Science | Medicine | Pharmacology/Adverse Reactions
Background Government agencies have defined a need to reduce, refine or replace current mammalian-based bioassays with testing methods that use alternative species. Invertebrate species, such as Caenorhabditis elegans, provide an attractive option because of their short...