C. elegans Behavior Analysis Service

C. elegans is widely used as a model organism because of its relevance to human biology and disease. Despite its simple structure and small nervous system, C. elegans behavior can be observed, quantified, and studied in detail. By analyzing the behavior of C. elegans, researchers can gain insight into the underlying neural circuits, genes and molecular mechanisms that lead to specific behaviors. Behavioral analysis of C. elegans can help determine the genetic pathways that control the development and function of the nervous system and the underlying principles of neural circuit function. C. elegans possesses a number of well-defined and easily measurable behaviors that can be measured with experiments. Here, CD BioSciences provides some advanced and well-established techniques for behavioral measurement and analysis in C. elegans.

As a model organism, behavioral analysis of C. elegans has been an important approach to genetic studies, behavioral studies, neural circuit studies, and aging studies. the transparent body of C. elegans allows researchers to make detailed observations of its behavior under the microscope. In addition, high-resolution video microscopy combined with advanced tracking software allows for precise tracking and analysis of individual C. elegans for quantification of various behavioral parameters.

Changes in pumping and locomotion during larval development.Fig.1 Changes in pumping and locomotion during larval development. (Bonnard E, et al., 2022)

Our Services

As a leading global custom service provider, CD BioSciences has a dedicated research team that is committed to providing a wide range of C. elegans behavioral analysis services to meet your diverse needs, our services include but are not limited to:

  • C. elegans Motility Analysis Service
    C. elegans performs "sinusoidal movements" by contracting and relaxing its muscles, and motility analysis is the key to C. elegans behavioral analysis. This is done through movement parameters such as speed, directionality, thrash, and body bending. Our C. elegans motility analysis service will help researchers gain insight into the areas you want to study.
  • C. elegans Food Avoidance Analysis Service
    In addition to basic behaviors, C. elegans displays more complex behaviors, including learning, memory, social interaction, and food avoidance. CD BioSciences has developed a variety of assays to study various behaviors in C. elegans by combining genetic tools with advanced imaging techniques, including the C. elegans food avoidance assay.
  • C. elegans Aggregation or Dispersal Analysis Service
    The C. elegans aggregation or dispersal analysis service from CD BioSciences observes and counts nematodes in defined areas or compartments to determine whether they are aggregating or dispersing, helping you gain insight into C. elegans ' social behavior, responses to chemical signals or environmental preferences.
  • C. elegans Mating Behavior Analysis Service
    The C. elegans mating behavior analysis service offered by CD BioSciences involves observing and quantifying specific behaviors associated with courtship, mating, or mate recognition.

Our Strengths



For many years, CD BioSciences has been focusing on C. elegans research, and scientists with professional knowledge have experience in C. elegans behavior analysis to help you advance your project.



CD BioSciences provides you with a wide range of service options, not only providing exercise and food avoidance analysis in C. elegans behavior analysis, but also understanding your unique needs and designing high-quality custom solutions.



CD BioSciences has developed a series of innovative methods for behavioral analysis of C. elegans by combining advanced imaging technology with proven genetic tools.

To enable the rapid acquisition of many reliable and useful values, CD BioSciences develops a scalable detection and analysis platform for studying C. elegans behavior. If you are interested in our services, please don't hesitate to contact us for more details.


  1. Bonnard E.; et al. Automatically tracking feeding behavior in populations of foraging C. elegans. Elife. 2022, 11: e77252.
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