French A. Lewis wrote:
>> Does any one know of any invertebrate organisms that are less primitive
> than C. elegans, and more primitive than Drosophila that are currently
> being studied for neurobiology?
>> We are attempting to clone a C. elegans homologue of a human gene, and are
> looking for an intermediate organism to jump to. Any information would
> be appreciated.
>> Thanks in advance,
> French Lewis
> CSI/IBR Center for Developmental Neuroscience
Isn't Schistosoma mansoni a model organism as well? It might be just
what you need :-)
There is quite a lot about the neurobiology of S. mansoni, but I don't
have any references to hand...but Rollinson and Simpson, The biology of
Schistosomes might be a good place to start....