Zebrafish Model Organism Database

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Zebrafish Model Organism Database
Abbreviated name ZFIN
Owner/Developer University of Oregon
Country United States of America
Languages English
URL https://zfin.org/
Contact https://wiki.zfin.org/display/general/ZFIN+Contact+Information
Description ZFIN serves as the zebrafish model organism database. The long term goals for ZFIN are a) to be the community database resource for the laboratory use of zebrafish, b) to develop and support integrated zebrafish genetic, genomic and developmental information, c) to maintain the definitive reference data sets of zebrafish research information, d) to link this information extensively to corresponding data in other model organism and human databases, e) to facilitate the use of zebrafish as a model for human biology and f) to serve the needs of the research community.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Database, Specialized website
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Social media, Forum / Blog
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Education and training, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)