Time of growth from embryo to fertile adult at 20˚C

Range ~3 days
Organism Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
Reference Simonsen KT, Moerman DG, Naus CC. Gap junctions in C. elegans. Front Physiol. 2014 Feb 11 5 :40 doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00040 p.3 box 1 top paragraphPubMed ID24575048
Comments P.3 box 1 top paragraph: "It (C. elegans) is easily cultured in the laboratory on agar plates seeded with E. coil bacteria and it grows from embryo to fertile adult in approximately 3 days at 20° C."
Entered by Uri M
ID 117157