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Schmidtea mediterranea

Taxonomy ID 79327

The freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea is commonly used as a model for regeneration and development of tissues, due to its ability to regenerate large portions of missing body parts.

Genome Projects

There are 2 genome projects for Schmidtea mediterranea:

  • PRJNA12585: Genome Institute at Washington University (Strain S2F2)
  • PRJNA379262: Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

About this species