Model protists

Model protists are extensively studied protists (unicellular and simple multicellular eukaryotes not categorized as animal, plant or fungus) chosen for the ease of investigating particular biological phenomena or for their relevance as disease agents.

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    More basic research studies of marine microorganisms — supported by new methods, tools and resources — are needed to help inform policies to mitigate the impact of climate change.

    Nature Methods 17, 451