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What are Model Systems? (1)

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Professor David Van Vactor provides a simple explanation for why researchers work with model systems (model organisms).
Transcript:
Model systems are convenient organisms that provide us with a very facile way of approaching detailed biologic questions - sharing many of the same attributes of our own biology, but yet amenable open to manipulations that we can’t really perform with humans.
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model, systems, organisms, drosophila, conservation, function, david, van, vactor, biology,
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