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Look what came in the mail today:

Emerging Model Organisms:

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All exciting, but of course, I got it for the chapter on Japanese Quail. The protocol desribes how to make a transgenic quail. It sounds easy on paper. A few years back I took a graduate class and we spent the entire semester going through all the steps needed to make a transgenic bird. Nice to see this species getting a serious look once again. Will keep watching….


  1. #1 Hugh M.
    February 1, 2009

    ^^ Now you’re making me jealous.

    And soon fruitbats. I like where this is going.

  2. #2 Karen James
    February 1, 2009

    This is a fantastic resource – thanks! I gave a talk a few years back on what makes a good model plant for evo-devo studies. This would have come in handy back then… but glad to have it now.

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