Transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans as biosensors

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans developed for ecotoxicology purposes to the end of 2007. This chapter discusses how transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans strains are generated and reviews literature concerning their use in biomonitoring. Developments in the understanding of stress responses is also briefly explored as they have the potential to be translated into novel C. elegans biosensor strains.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNematodes as Environmental Indicators
EditorsMichael J. Wilson, Thomais Kakouli-Duarte
Place of PublicationWallingford, United Kingdom
PublisherCABI International
Pages225-252
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)1845933850, 978-1845933852
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2009

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