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- A zebra in the classroom.
Leake, Devin; Morvillo, Nancy // American Biology Teacher; Jan1998, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p32
Presents information relating to the care and breeding of zebrafish by biology students. Instructions for breeding of the fish; Development of the zebrafish embryos; Steps for regeneration process of the fish.
- The cyclops mutation blocks specification of the floor plate of the zebrafish central nervous...
Hatta, K.; Kimmel, C.B. // Nature; 3/28/1991, Vol. 350 Issue 6316, p339
Analyzes mutations in the zebrafish. Reports that in wild-type embryos the floor plate develops as a simply organized single cell row, but that its development fails in embryos bearing the newly discovered zygotic lethal cyclops mutation, `cyc'-1(b16).
- A homeobox gene essential for zebrafish notochord development.
Talbot, William S.; Trevarrow, Bill // Nature; 11/9/1995, Vol. 378 Issue 6553, p150
Describes the phenotype of floating head mutant zebrafish embryos. Absence of notochord; Display of abnormalities in mesoderm and CNS derivatives; Molecular characterization of the floating head gene.
- Fast Skeletal Muscle-Specific Expression of a Zebrafish Myosin Light Chain 2 Gene and Characterization of Its Promoter by Direct Injection into Skeletal Muscle.
Xu, Yanfei; He, Jiangyan; Tian, Ho Lian; Chan, Chiew Hua; Liao, Ji; Yan, Tie; Lam, Toong Jin; Gong, Zhiyuan // DNA & Cell Biology; Jan1999, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p85
A zebrafish myosin light chain 2 cDNA clone was isolated and characterized. Sequence analysis of the clone revealed a high homology with the mammalian and avian genes encoding the fast skeletal muscle isoform, MLC2f. In situ hybridization and Northern blot hybridization analyses indicated that...
- Microarray analysis and quantitative real-time PCR validation of gene expression during auditory hair cell regeneration in zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Schuck, Julie B.; Chia-Hui Lin; Penberthy, William T.; Xiaohong Li; Cooper, Nigel G. F.; Smith, Michael E. // BMC Bioinformatics; 2009 Supplement 7, Vol. 10, p1
An abstract of a study related to the quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) validation and microarray analysis of gene expression during auditory hair cell regeneration in zebrafish, which was conducted by Julie B. Schuck and colleagues, is presented.
- Female preferences and male-male interactions in zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Pyron, M. // Canadian Journal of Zoology; Jan2003, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p122
Studies female preferences and male-male interactions in zebrafish. Observations of reproductive behavior; Female-preference experiments; Preferences for body size.
- The vasa Locus in Zebrafish: Multiple RGG Boxes from Duplications.
B�rtfai, Rich�rd; Orb�n, L�szl� // DNA & Cell Biology; Jan2003, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p47
Vasa is the most extensively characterized germ cell-specific marker in metazoans. We determined the sequence of the zebrafish vasa locus, which - together with the flanking regions - is 25 kb long. It contains 26 + 1 exons, with an average length of 83 bp. The 5' end of zebrafish vasa is rich...
Echevarria, David // International Journal of Comparative Psychology; 2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, preceding p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor mentions the introduction of zebrafish by Streisinger as model for neural development in the 1960s, the increase in the use of zebrafish in behavioral studies, and four articles that link biology and behavior.
- Regenerating Zebrafish Hearts Reveal the Molecular Agents of Repair.
Gross, Liza // PLoS Biology; Aug2006, Vol. 4 Issue 8, pe281
An abstract of the article "Regenerating Zebrafish Hearts Reveal the Molecular Agents of Repair ," by Liza Gross is presented.
- TOO WEIRD.
Gross, Liza // Current Science; 9/26/2003, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p14
Reports that people in Taiwan are furnishing their homes with tropical fish that glow in the dark as of September 2003. Reasons for the phenomenon of fluorescence exhibited by the tropical fish; Popularity of the zebra fish marketed by Taikong Corp.
- Zebrafish Help I.D. Deadly Melanoma Gene.
Gross, Liza // USA Today Magazine; Jun2011, Vol. 139 Issue 2793, p11
The article reports that researchers at West Cornell Medical College in New York City have used zebrafish to identify a new gene that promotes the growth of melanoma.
- Dicistronic Gene Expression in Developing Zebrafish.
Fahrenkrug, Scott C.; Clark, Karl J.; Dahlquist, Mark O.; Hackett Jr., Perry B. // Marine Biotechnology; 1999, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p552
Internal ribosome entry sites (IRESs) allow ribosomal access to messenger RNA without a requirement for cap recognition and subsequent scanning to an initiator AUG. Hence, IRESs have been adapted into dicistronic vectors for the expression of more than one gene from a single mRNA. Dicistronic...
- Genes with homology to mammalian apoptosis regulators identified in zebrafish.
Inohara, N; Nu�ez, G // Cell Death & Differentiation; May2000, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p509
Presents a letter to the editor regarding the apoptotic process in zebrafish. Development of morphological features of apoptosis in zebrafish embryos after treatment with nocodazole, aphidicolin and camptothecin; Negative apoptosis in regulatory genes; Identification of the genes in zebrafish...
- The planar cell-polarity gene stbm regulates cell behaviour and cell fate in vertebrate embryos.
Park, Maiyon; Moon, Randall T. // Nature Cell Biology; Jan2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p20
The gene strabismus (stbm)/Van Gogh (Vang) functions in the planar cell-polarity pathway in Drosophila. As the existence of such a pathway in vertebrates has not been firmly established, we investigated the functions and signalling activities encoded by stbm in vertebrate embryos. In regard to...
Park, Maiyon; Moon, Randall T. // Nature Cell Biology; Jun2002, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p467
Reports on the overexpression of strabismus in zebrafish embryos that results primarily in the inhibition of convergent extension movements, as monitored by abnormal myoD staining. Reduction of anterior neural markers in embryos injected with antisense strabismus morpholinos.
- Absence of genome-wide changes in DNA methylation during development of the zebrafish.
Macleod, Donald; Clark, Victoria H.; Bird, Adrian // Nature Genetics; Oct99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p139
Analyzes the absence of genome-wide changes in DNA methylation during development of the zebrafish. Functional significance of reduced methylation; Average methylation levels at three single-copy genes during early development of the zebrafish; Data indicating that development of a complex...
- Researches Regarding the Influence of the Ethinylestradiol (Ee2) on Zebra Fish (Danio rerio) Growth and Development.
Dumitrescu, Gabi; Ciochina, Liliana Petculescu; Voia, S.; Grozea, Adrian; Dronca, Dorel; Polen, Tibenu; Boleman, Alexandra Ivan; Boca, Liliana // Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary; 2009, Vol. 66 Issue 1/2, p479
An abstract of the article "Researches Regarding the Influence of the Ethinylestradiol (Ee2 on Zebra Fish (Danio rerio) Growth and Development," is presented.
- Developmental biology: New hearts need jolts.
Dumitrescu, Gabi; Ciochina, Liliana Petculescu; Voia, S.; Grozea, Adrian; Dronca, Dorel; Polen, Tibenu; Boleman, Alexandra Ivan; Boca, Liliana // Nature; 8/5/2010, Vol. 466 Issue 7307, p669
The article discusses the study which examines the developing heart in zebrafish by Neil Chi and colleagues which appeared in the periodical "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."
- The ADHD-linked gene Lphn3.1 controls locomotor activity and impulsivity in zebrafish.
Lange, M; Norton, W; Coolen, M; Chaminade, M; Merker, S; Proft, F; Schmitt, A; Vernier, P; Lesch, K-P; Bally-Cuif, L // Molecular Psychiatry; Sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p855
The article presents the ultrasonic image, which illustrates the expression pattern of the latrophilin 3.1 (lphn3.1) gene in zebrafish's brain.
- Neurodevelopment: Low-flow blood-vessel pruning.
Lange, M; Norton, W; Coolen, M; Chaminade, M; Merker, S; Proft, F; Schmitt, A; Vernier, P; Lesch, K-P; Bally-Cuif, L // Nature; 8/30/2012, Vol. 488 Issue 7413, p560
The article focuses on the study by Jiu-lin Du and colleagues on the development of transgenic zebrafish larvae carrying flourescent tags on their blood vessel cells.
- Viability of primordial germ cells in zebrafish (Danio rena) embryo cryopreserved with vitrification solution.
Eto, Yoshiki // Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research; May2009, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p56
An abstract of the dissertation "Viability of promordial germ cells in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo cryopreserved with vitrification solution," by Yoshiki Eto is presented.
- Analysis of a zebrafish dync1h1 mutant reveals multiple functions for cytoplasmic dynein 1 during retinal photoreceptor development.
Eto, Yoshiki // Implementation Science; 2010, Vol. 5, p19
A correction to the article "Analysis of a zebrafish dync1h1 mutant reveals multiple functions for cytoplasmic dynein 1 during retinal photoreceptor development," that was published in the August 6, 2010 issue is presented.
- New conditions for generation of gynogenetic half-tetrad embryos in the zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Gestl, E.E.; Kauffman, E.J. // Journal of Heredity; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p76
Focuses on the generation of gynogenetic half-tetrad embryos in the zebrafish Danio rerio. Use of hydraulic pressure to obtain half-tetrad gynogenesis; Employment of microsatellite markers in the redetermination of pressures required to generate zebrafish half-tetrads; Creation of triploid...
- Genetic analysis of chromosomal rearrangements in the cyclops regions of the Zebrafish genome.
Talbot, William S.; Egan, Elizabeth S.; Gates, Michael A.; Walker, Charline; Ullmann, Bonnie; Neuhauss, Stephan C.F.; Kimmel, Charles B.; Postlethwait, John H. // Genetics; Jan98, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p373
Provides information on a study showing tht chromosomal rearrangements can provide useful resources for mapping and genetic analysis of zebrafish. Methodology used to conduct the study; Results of the study; Discussion on the results.
- Erratum: ViBE-Z: a framework for 3D virtual colocalization analysis in zebrafish larval brains.
Ronneberger, Olaf; Liu, Kun; Rath, Meta; Rueß, Dominik; Mueller, Thomas; Skibbe, Henrik; Drayer, Benjamin; Schmidt, Thorsten; Filippi, Alida; Nitschke, Roland; Brox, Thomas; Burkhardt, Hans; Driever, Wolfgang // Nature Methods; Oct2012, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p1031
A correction to the article "ViBE-Z: a framework for 3D virtual colocalization analysis in zebrafish larval brains" that was published in the June 17, 2012 issue is presented.
- The effects of pulp and paper industry (Tervakoski Oy) waste waters on the fertilized eggs and alevins of zebrafish and on the physiologyof rainbow trout
Nakari, T.; Ruoppa, M. // Water Science & Technology; 1988, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p201
No abstract available.
- MYOCARDIAL WALL MOTION IN ZEBRAFISH EMBRYOS ASSESSED BY VIDEO EDGE DETECTION: INFLUENCE OF NOREPINEPHRINE, MS-222 AND TEMPERATURE.
Nakari, T.; Ruoppa, M. // Heart; Jul2008 Supp, Vol. 94, pA53
Presents an abstract to the article "Myocardial Wall Motion in Zebrafish Embryos Assessed by Video edge Detection: Influence of Norepinephrine, MS-222 and Temperature," by C. S. Tucker, J. J. Mullins, and M. A. Denvir.
- Optopharmacology: A light switch for pain.
Fajardo, Otto; Friedrich, Rainer W // Nature Chemical Biology; Apr2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p219
The article presents a research that details the discovery of the optovin, small molecules that render light responsive pain sensing neurons, through the behavioral screening of zebrafish in the U.S.
- Implications for dorsoventral axis determination from the zebrafish mutation janus.
Abdelilah, Salim; Solnica-Krezel, Lilianna // Nature; 8/11/1994, Vol. 370 Issue 6489, p468
Presents a study on the effect of the dorsoventral axis on the early cleavage planes of the zebrafish mutation janus. Description of the mutation janus; Test on cell mixing between blastoderms; Analysis of the cleavage planes; Study findings; Implications of findings; Suggestions.
- Insertional mutagenesis and rapid cloning of essential genes in zebrafish.
Gaiano, Nicholas; Amsterdam, Adam // Nature; 10/31/1996, Vol. 383 Issue 6603, p829
Reports on the development of an insertional mutagenesis strategy in zebrafish using a retroviral vector. The ability to obtain three insertional mutants with embryonic lethal phenotypes; The identification of two of the disrupted genes; The role of one of the genes as essential for normal...
- Hox gene expression in teleost fins and the origin of vertebrate digits.
Sordino, Paolo; van der Hoeven, Frank // Nature; 6/22/1995, Vol. 375 Issue 6533, p678
Compares the relative importance of Hox genes during fin versus limb morphogenesis by analyzing the expression of zebrafish cloned with HoxD and HoxA complex genes during fin development. Importance of hox genes for growth and patterning of the tetrapod limb skeleton; Possible morphological...
- Expression pattern of zebrafish pax genes suggest a role in early brain regionalization.
Krauss, S.; Johansen, T. // Nature; 9/19/1991, Vol. 353 Issue 6341, p267
Searches for zebrafish developmental genes that are expressed in the anterior brain. Complementary DNA clones for two zebrafish `pax' genes were isolated. Experimental methods; Results; Discussion.
- Mitotic domains in the early embryo of the zebrafish.
Kane, Donald A.; Warga, Rachel M. // Nature; 12/24/1992 & 12/31/1992, Vol. 360 Issue 6406, p735
Shows that functionally distinct subsets of zebrafish cells that arise during the midblastula transition period have reproducibly different mitotic cycle lengths. Mitotic domains evident during zebrafish midblastula transition (MBT); Changes in cell-cycle length during lineage segregations into...
- Induction of a specific muscle cell type by a hedgehog-like protein in zebrafish.
Currie, Peter D.; Ingham, Phillip W. // Nature; 8/1/1996, Vol. 382 Issue 6590, p452
Describes a new member of the hedgehog gene family, echidna hedgehog, cloned in zebra fish. Ability to rescue the differentiation of muscle pioneer cells in mutants with no notochord; Supernumary muscle pioneers in wild-type embryos induced by the combination of ectopic echidna hedgehog and...
- Corrigendum: The zebrafish dorsal axis is apparent at the four-cell stage.
Gore, Aniket V.; Maegawa, Shingo; Cheong, Albert; Gilligan, Patrick C.; Weinberg, Eric S.; Sampath, Karuna // Nature; 2/7/2013, Vol. 494 Issue 7435, p130
A correction to the article "The zebrafish dorsal axis is apparent at the four-cell stage," by Aniket V. Gore and colleagues that was published in a previous issue is presented.
- Embryologists prefer zebra fish.
Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science; Sep2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p12
Deals with the use of zebra fish in the study of developmental genetics in Australia. Advantages of the fish as a research tool according to Doctor Michael Lardelli of the Special Research Centre for the Molecular Genetics Development in Adelaide, South Australia; Reproduction and development...
- Genomics: Finding function.
Luntz, Stephen // Nature Methods; Jun2013, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p464
The article reports on the research study conducted by R. N. W. Kettleborough and colleagues regarding the gene sequencing of zebrafish genome through exome-wide baits to determine the mutations and functions of protein-coding genes.
- The Zebrafish Mutants dre, uki, and lep Encode Negative Regulators of the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway.
Koudijs, Marco J.; Den Broeder, Marjo J.; Keijser, Astrid; Wienholds, Erno; Houwing, Saskia; Van Rooijen, Ellen M. H. C.; Geisler, Robert; Van Eeden, Fredericus J. M.; Mullins, Mary // PLoS Genetics; Aug2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p223
Proliferation is one of the basic processes that control embryogenesis. To identify factors involved in the regulation of proliferation, we performed a zebrafish genetic screen in which we used proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) expression as a readout. Two mutants, hu418B and hu540A,...
- Caspar the see-through fish.
Koudijs, Marco J.; Den Broeder, Marjo J.; Keijser, Astrid; Wienholds, Erno; Houwing, Saskia; Van Rooijen, Ellen M. H. C.; Geisler, Robert; Van Eeden, Fredericus J. M.; Mullins, Mary // Australian Life Scientist; 2/8/2008, p1
US scientists have engineering a transparent zebrafish — nicknamed Caspar — to view its internal organs and observe tumour metastasis and stem cell engraftment.
- Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) as a Marker of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR) Function in Developing Zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Mattingly, Carolyn J.; McLachlan,, John A.; Toscano, Jr., William A. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Aug2001, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p845
Examines the expression of aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) during development in zebrafish. Description of AhR; Generation of transgenic zebrafish; Design and construction of AhR-responsive constructs.
- Stress-induced apoptosis by heat shock, UV and ?-ray irradiation in zebrafish embryos detected by increased caspase activity and whole-mount TUNEL staining.
Yabu, Takeshi; Todoriki, Setsuko; Yamashita, Michiaki // Fisheries Science; Apr2001, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p333
Environmental stress-induced apoptosis in zebrafish Danio rerio embryos was characterized by assaying caspase-3-like activity and whole-mount terminal deoxynucleotidyl nick-end labeling (TUNEL) staining. Severe stress conditions, such as heat shock at 39�C for 1 h, ultraviolet light at...
- Effects of 3,4-dichloroaniline on fish populations. Comparison between r- and K-strategists: a complete life cycle test with the guppy
Nagel, Roland; Schafers, Christoph // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Aug1991, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p297
No abstract available.
- Synaptonemal complex karyotype of zebrafish.
Wallace, B M N; Wallace, H // Heredity; Feb2003, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p136
Meiotic cells of zebrafish have been prepared to show synaptonemal complexes (SCs) by light and electron microscopy. Completely paired SCs from both spermatocytes and oocytes were measured to produce an SC karyotype. The SC karyotype resembles the somatic karyotype of zebrafish and has no...
Wallace, B M N; Wallace, H // Nature Genetics; Sep2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p11
Reports on developments of significance to genetics. Genetic analysis of zebrafish; Barriers to the successful implementation of targeted molecular therapy; Opposition to genetically modified organisms.
- BRING FISH TO THE SURFACE.
Flannery, Maura C. // American Biology Teacher; Jan2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p66
Describes several species of fish. Zebrafish; Salmon; Tuna.
- A zebrafish homologue of the chemokine receptor Cxcr4 is a germ-cell guidance receptor.
Knaut, Holger; Werz, Christian; Geisler, Robert; The T�bingen 2000 Screen Consortium, The T�bingen 2000 Screen Consortium; N�sslein-Volhard, Christiane // Nature; 1/16/2003, Vol. 421 Issue 6920, p279
Germ cells preserve an individual's genetic information and transmit it to the next generation. Early in development germ cells are set aside and undergo a specialized developmental programme, a hallmark of which is the migration from their site of origin to the future gonad[SUP1]. In...
- Stepping stone to death.
Gould, Thomas W.; Oppenheim, Ronald W. // Nature Neuroscience; Nov2001, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p1053
Discusses a study suggesting that an intermediate target is critical for two initially identical zebrafish motoneurons' adoption of fates before their axons arrive at the final target. Stages of embryonic development; Programmed cell death undergone by most neuronal populations; Fate of the...
- Acetylcholinesterase is required for neuronal and muscular development in the zebrafish embryo.
Behra, Martine; Cousin, Xavier; Bertrand, Christelle; Vonesch, Jean-Luc; Biellmann, Dominique; Chatonnet, Arnaud; Str�hle, Uwe // Nature Neuroscience; Feb2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p111
The neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh) has a crucial role in central and neuromuscular synapses of the cholinergic system. After release into the synaptic cleft, ACh is rapidly degraded by acetylcholinesterase (AChE). We have identified a mutation in the ache gene of the zebrafish, which...
- Positional cloning of zebrafish ferroportin 1 identifies a conserved vertebrate iron exporter.
Donovan, Adriana; Brownlie, Alison // Nature; 2/17/2000, Vol. 403 Issue 6771, p776
Discusses the use of positional cloning to identify the gene responsible for the hypochromic anemia of the zebrafish mutant weissherbst. Encoding of a multiple-transmembrane domain protein expressed in the yolk sac; Ferroportin 1 gene function as proposed to be perturbed in mammalian disorders...
- Attack of the fish clones.
Murphey, Ryan D.; Zon, Leonard I. // Nature Biotechnology; Aug2002, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p785
Reports on a study by Shuo Lin, et al, in the February 2002 issue of 'Nature Biotechnology' on nuclear transfer in zebrafish using long-term cultured donor cells. Implications of the study for gene targeting in fish; Targeting strategy used in Drosophila melanogaster to produce homologous...