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Model organism

Name: Model organism
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
Super-category: Defined class
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_organism
*Id: nlx_75813
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The following organisms have the role "Model Organism"

Id Synonym Definition
Caenorhabditis elegans birnlex_420 C elegans
C. elegans
c elegans
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)
Drosophila birnlex_147 Drosophila Fallen
1823
a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "fruit flies"
Mouse birnlex_167 house mouse
Mus musculus
mouse
mice
A mammal of the rodent order and genus Mus (MM).
Rat birnlex_160 Rattus norvegicus
brown rat
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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CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCitationhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_organism  +
DefinitionA 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 roleModel organism role  +
Idnlx_75813  +
LabelModel organism  +
ModifiedDate18 October 2010  +
SuperCategoryDefined class  +