Ellsworth C. Dougherty

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Ellsworth (Charles) Dougherty (1921-1965)

zoologist and biologist

Known for: first to study the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans in the laboratory, with Victor Nigon, in the 1940s.

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Publications[edit]

(List may be incomplete)

1949[edit]

  • Dougherty E.C. & Nigon V., 1949. A new species of the free-living nematode genus Rhabditis of interest in comparative physiology and genetics. j. Parasitol., 35 pt. 6, sect. 2, 11. (W.L. 11428.).
  • Nigon V. & Dougherty E.C., 1949. Reproductive patterns and attempts at reciprocal crossing of Rhabditis elegans maupas, 1900, and Rhabditis briggsae Dougherty and nigon, 1949 (Nematoda: Rhabditidae). JEZ-A Ecological and Integrative Physiology, Volume 112, Issue 3, December 1949, Pages 485–503, DOI: 10.1002/jez.1401120307.

1953[edit]

  • Dougherty E.C., 1953. The genera of the subfamily Rhabditinae Micoletzky. 1922 (Nematoda). Thapar Commemoration Volume 1953, pp. 69–76.

1955[edit]

  • Dougherty E.C., 1955. The Genera and Species of the Subfamily Rhabditinae Micoletzky, 1922 (Nematoda): a Nomenclatorial Analysis—including an Addendum on the Composition of the Family Rhabditidae Örley, 1880. Journal of Helminthology, Volume 29, Issue 3, September 1955, pages 105-152, DOI: 10.1017/S0022149X00024317.
  • Dougherty E.C. & Hall E.R., 1955. The biological relationships between American weasels (genus Mustela) and nematodes of the genus Skrjabingylus Petrov, 1927 (Nemotoda: Metastrongylidae), the causative organisms of certain lesions in weasel skulls. Revista Iberica de Parasitologia, Tomo Extraordinario, pp.531-576.

References[edit]

  • Ferris H and Hieb WF, 2015. Ellsworth C. Dougherty: A Pioneer in the Selection of Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model Organism. Genetics. 2015 Aug, 200(4), pages 991-1002, DOI: 10.1534/genetics.115.178913.
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