Check out the review ‘Lipid and Carbohydrate Metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans‘ in GENETICS WormBook by Jennifer L Watts and Michael Ristow.
If you would like to register a new lab and/or receive strain and allele designations please consult the WormBase documentation page here. This page also describes the nomenclature that WormBase requires and uses to describe genes, alleles, strains, gene knockouts, modifiers (suppressors, revertants and enhancers), and chromosomal aberrations (duplications, deficiencies, inversions and translocations) .
Read about the the goals and major foci of experimental evolution with C. elegans and related species, in the chapter ‘Experimental Evolution with Caenorhabditis Nematodes‘ in WormBook GENETICS, by Henrique Teotónio et al.
The 260th version of WormBase has been released! The release notes that are published with each new release gives you various statistics about the data in the current release as well as providing a quick peak at the breath and depth of the data in WormBase. It also lists all the data files available for download at our FTP site. Check all of these out and let us know if you have any suggestions or questions!