Strain Information

Name DF5010   View On Wormbase
Species Metarhabditis blumi
GenotypeMetarhabditis blumi wild isolate.
DescriptionMetarhabditis blumi wild isolate. Formerly known as Rhabditis blumi. Isolated by J.P. Blum in April 1971 in a dung heap near Valencia, Spain. Gonochoristic. Grows well at 16-24C on OP50. Forms dauer larvae on overcrowded and starved plates. Freezes easily with C. elegans protocols with 80% viability.
Made byJ.P. Blum
Laboratory DF
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