Biomedical & Health Sciences Research Guide: Model Organisms

 

General

 

Aplysia

 

Arabidopsis

 

C. elegans

  • Caenorhabditis elegans
    Pictures of the nematode, an index to its cells, genomic data.
  • WormBase 
    A biology and genome database for C. elegans.
  • WormBook 
    A collection of peer-reviewed chapters on C. elegans biology. It also includes WormMethods, a collection of methods and protocols for researchers.

 

Drosophila

  • Flybase 
    A database for molecular and genetic information on Drosophila.

 

Leeches

 

Maize

 

Mouse (Mus musculus)

 

Rat (Ratus norvegicus)

 

Saccharomyces

 

Xenopus

  • Xenbase 
  • A database of information pertaining to the cell and developmental biology of Xenopus.

 

Zebrafish

  • The Zebrafish Model Organism Database 
    ZFIN works closely with the Zebrafish International Resource Center, an independent NIH-funded facility providing a wide range of zebrafish lines, probes and health services to connect our genetic data with available probes and fish lines.
  • ZGC Zebrafish Gene Collection
    Database of zebrafish genes, clones and sequences.