Caenorhabditis elegans screening assay in microbiology
Scope of the method
- Human health
- Basic Research
- Education and training
- Translational - Applied Research
- In vivo
- Animal derived cells / tissues / organs
The C. elegans assay can be used to study the virulence of various microorganisms, and can be used to evaluate the antimicrobial effect of drugs or drug candidates. The two main outcome parameters are (i) survival of C. elegans and (ii) microbial load.
Basic microbiology lab equipment.
- Published in peer reviewed journal
References, associated documents and other information
Contact personTom Coenye
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology