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Pristionchus pacificus WIKI

This WIKI is hosted at the Department for Evolutionary Biology ,at the Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany.


Pristionchus pacificus is a nematode (roundworm) in the family Diplogastridae. Its last common ancestor with Caenorhabditis elegans lived 200-300 Mio years ago. Our lab has established Pristionchus pacificus as a second nematode model organism for biological research. Work on nematodes has a long scientific history and a large commmunity of researchers works on the classical nematode model organism Caenorhabditis elegans . You can find very good online resources here.

More lab-specific stuff below:

  1. Pristionchus pacificus Protocols
  2. Pristionchus strain list
  3. Publications
  4. Events
  5. FAQ
  6. Sommer Lab announcements
  7. SSLPs
  8. Softwares


For beginners:

  1. The Pristionchus.org tutorial
  2. The beginner's guide to the Pristionchus universe
  3. The multilingual worm
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