Whither Model Organism Research?

@article{Fields2005WhitherMO,
  title={Whither Model Organism Research?},
  author={S. Fields and M. Johnston},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={307},
  pages={1885 - 1886}
}
  • S. Fields, M. Johnston
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Science
  • Model organisms such as the yeast, worm, and fruit fly have been stalwart allies of biologists for decades. But now that we know so much about the cell and molecular mechanisms of these organisms, is it time to retire them to the lab9s dusty top shelf? Not likely, say Fields and Johnston in their Perspective. The authors argue that model organisms will remain in the research spotlight for many years to com 
    114 Citations
    The paradox of model organisms
    • 35
    Research proceedings on amphibian model organisms.
    • 9
    Simple is good: yeast models of neurodegeneration.
    • 76
    • PDF
    Model organisms for genetics in the domain Archaea: methanogens, halophiles, Thermococcales and Sulfolobales.
    • 162
    • PDF
    The Mouse Lemur, a Genetic Model Organism for Primate Biology, Behavior, and Health
    • 24
    • PDF
    Choanoflagellate models - Monosiga brevicollis and Salpingoeca rosetta.
    • 27
    • PDF
    The future of model organisms in human disease research
    • 68
    • PDF