Nematodes are the second most diverse animal phylum (after the arthropods). Free-living nematodes are abundant in soils and sediments, where they feed on bacteria and detritus. Some nematodes are plant parasites, including organisms that cause disease in economically important crops. Others parasitize animals (including humans). Well-known parasitic nematodes include hookworms, pinworms, Guinea worm (genus Dracunculus), and intestinal roundworms (genus Ascaris).
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Blaxter Lab Nematode Genomics
Features sequencing data, evolution and development, phylogenetics, and links to filarial data. Includes a genetics course, research techniques and references.
Caenorhabditis Elegans Network
Provides navigation to information and data on a range of topics including genetics, bioinformatics, aging, and oxidative stress.
Caenorhabditis Genetics Center
Coordinate and maintain a range of data. Includes databases and maps, bibliography, nomenclature, and a strain list.
Project at Washington University to sequence parasitic nematodes of humans, animals, and plants. Provides access to new gene sequence information, tools for analyzing nematode sequences, and brief information and photos of the species.
Research at Ghent University, Belgium, including ageing , molecular phylogeny of nematodes, and Globins: structure-function relationships.
Wheaton Genomics Research Group
A collection of search and visualization tools for regulatory sites in intergenic regions of the organism C.elegans, including a motif lexicon.
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