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Researchers compared structure and behavior of clusters of Hoxa and Hoxd genes, possessed by both fish and land animals, in embryos from mice and zebrafish and discovered similar 3-dimensional DNA organization of the fish and mouse clusters.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 10:45
Researchers have discovered that many of the endangered great white shark`s proteins involved in an array of different functions- including metabolism- match humans more closely than they do zebrafish, the quintessential fish model.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 14:40
For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 19:51
The change of fish fins into legs that helped vertebrates move onto land was the result of new DNA elements activating particular genes, Spanish scientists say.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 19:10
Zebrafish males and females both perform colourful courtship displays, researchers say.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 14:42
Researchers have come up artificial muscles that mimic the colour-changing ability of squid and zebrafish.
Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 17:19
When a fish get injured it releases a mysterious substance that researchers call Schreckstoff.
Last Updated: Monday, September 05, 2011, 18:26
Loud noise is known to irreversibly damage hair cells within the inner ear of mammals and cause deafness, but the ability of zebrafish to regrow these cells holds hope, new research says.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 14:37
Zebrafish is a small tropical fish found in Ganga, Hindus’ holy river.
Last Updated: Friday, April 23, 2010, 15:36
Scientists have recently developed a zebrafish model for Parkinson`s disease that can be used for understanding the mechanism underlying its development.
Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2009, 15:45
In a study on the zebrafish mutant that does not feel the rewarding effects of drugs, researchers have unveiled the genetic secrets behind addiction.
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