|Description:||A non-human organism that is extensively studied to understand particular biological phenomena, with the expectation that discoveries made in the organism model will provide insight into the workings of other organisms (adapted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_organism)|
|Has role:||Model organism role|
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The following organisms have the role "Model Organism"
|Caenorhabditis elegans||birnlex_420||C elegans
|* A roundworm of the phylum Nematoda often utilized as a biological model system for research. (NCI) * A species of nematode that is widely used in biological, biochemical, and genetic studies. (MSH) * roundworm important research model in animal biology, especially for the genetic and molecular basis of development and behavior. (CSP)|
|a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "fruit flies"|
|A mammal of the rodent order and genus Mus (MM).|
|A mammal of the rodent order and genus rattus. Most laboratory rats are derived from the species Rattus norvegicus, the most common parent species for most laboratory strains|
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Facts about Model organism
|Definition||A non-human organism that is extensively s … A non-human organism that is extensively studied to understand particular biological phenomena, with the expectation that discoveries made in the organism model will provide insight into the workings of other organisms (adapted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_organism) tp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_organism)|
|Has role||Model organism role +|
|Label||Model organism +|
|ModifiedDate||18 October 2010 +|
|SuperCategory||Defined class +|