C. elegans Aggregation or Dispersal Analysis Service

At CD BioSciences, we specialize in C. elegans phenotyping services. Our team of experienced scientists and researchers are dedicated to assisting your research by providing customized solutions that meet your specific needs. With our expertise in C. elegans research, we are confident that we can provide you with high-quality analysis of C. elegans aggregation or dispersion behavior and accelerate your research.

Introduction into C. elegans Aggregation or Dispersal Behavior

The transparent body of C. elegans allows researchers to easily observe and analyze its behavior in detail under a microscope. And as an excellent model organism, behavioral analysis of C. elegans has been an important method for genetic, aging and disease studies. behavioral analysis of C. elegans includes movement analysis, food avoidance analysis, and aggregation or dispersal behavior analysis. In response to different environmental or genetic factors, C. elegans exhibits different aggregation or dispersal abilities.

  • Aggregation Behavior: Aggregation behavior refers to the tendency of C. elegans individuals to aggregate together. This behavior is usually in response to favorable conditions, such as the presence of a food source or the release of chemical signals by conspecifics.
  • Dispersal Behavior: Dispersal behavior refers to the movement of C. elegans individuals away from each other or from a specific location. Dispersal may be a response to unfavorable conditions, such as exposure to harmful substances. Dispersal behavior allows C. elegans to explore new environments, find new sources of food, or escape from unfavorable conditions.

Time course of C. elegans L1 aggregation.Fig.1 Time course of C. elegans L1 aggregation. (Artyukhin A B, et al., 2015)

C. elegans aggregation or dispersal behavior is analyzed to help researchers understand the molecular and cellular processes involved in social behavior, chemotaxis (movement toward or away from chemicals), and responses to environmental cues.

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We specialize in providing cutting-edge services in the field of C. elegans research. Our technology platform, based on a combination of high-resolution microscopy and advanced tracking software, accurately tracks, and analyzes individual C. elegans to quantify various behavioral parameters. With our expertise and advanced technology, we are confident that we can provide you with high quality C. elegans aggregation or dispersal behavior analysis services to meet each of your specific needs.

Applications of Our Services



Environmental Toxicology

Drug Screening

Disease Research

Why Choose CD BioSciences?



Our experienced team of experts communicate with you promptly from project inception to completion, confident that we can meet each of your specific experimental needs.



CD BioSciences specializes in nematode research and has expertise in C. elegans phenotyping to help you progress your research.



As a leading global provider of customization services, CD BioSciences will work closely with you to design high-quality, cost-effective customization services.

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From project consultation to delivery of results, we will communicate with you in a timely manner with an efficient workflow and deliver proven, reliable results on time.

CD BioSciences is not only confident that we can provide you with customized services regarding your C. elegans research, but also has innovative products to help accelerate your research progress. Please contact us to discuss how our C. elegans phenotyping services can contribute to your research goals.


  1. Artyukhin A B, Yim J J, Cheong Cheong M, et al. Starvation-induced collective behavior in C. elegans[J]. Scientific reports, 2015, 5(1): 10647.
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