Advancing Biology with Zebrafish: Genetic Tools for Developmental Studies and More
...development. Why have zebrafish become such a popular model organism? Zebrafish (Figure 1) were initially...biology that arose from zebrafish-based investigations. Genetic resources for zebrafish A common approach ...implemented in zebrafish. Developmental biology insights using lineage tracing in zebrafish To highlight...control this process. Additional zebrafish applications and conclusions Zebrafish are also popular outside of...Friedrich Miescher Lab of the Max Planck Society. Zebrafish (Danio rerio) have been used since the 1930’s ...maintain. Also in contrast to mice, the transparent zebrafish embryo develops outside of the mother, making ...embryogenesis. To illustrate some of the reasons that zebrafish have been embraced as a model organism, I’ll outline...