Isolation of C elegans from soil

Arjun Sivasundar arjun at eden.rutgers.edu
Thu Nov 7 18:26:27 EST 2002


I am trying to isolate C. elegans from soil here in New Jersey. I 
have tried a few different microhabitats, but so far have found none. 
Does anybody know of any soil types, microhabitats or locations where 
they are likely to occur (e.g. sandy soils, wet areas, forest floor 
etc.)? Any tips are appreciated.

Thanks.

Arjun

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Arjun Sivasundar
Department of Genetics, Rutgers University
B326 Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Road, Piscataway NJ 08854, USA
Phone: 732-445-2681 Fax: 732-445-1147
Email: arjun at eden.rutgers.edu
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