Roundworms live in salt water, fresh water and the soil. Many of them are harmful to man as they are parasites.

Roundworms live in salt water, fresh water and the soil. Many of them are harmful to man as they are parasites.

A tumor supressor gene found in the common laboratory nematode, C. elegans, has been shown to not only shut down cancerous cell division but also to fend off stress, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study. Image courtesy NIH.

A tumor supressor gene found in the common laboratory nematode, C. elegans, has been shown to not only shut down cancerous cell division but also to fend off stress, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study. Image courtesy NIH.

Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. The first sign of infection is usually a rash where the parasite entered…

Hookworm Infections

Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. The first sign of infection is usually a rash where the parasite entered…

Nematodes, also known as Roundworms, are a very common phyla of animals of which there are many parasitic forms.

Nematodes, also known as Roundworms, are a very common phyla of animals of which there are many parasitic forms.

The nematodes or roundworms constitute the phylum Nematoda. They are a diverse animal phylum inhabiting a very broad range of environments

The nematodes or roundworms constitute the phylum Nematoda. They are a diverse animal phylum inhabiting a very broad range of environments

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