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.
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