Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Biotechnol Adv. 1996;14(1):57-72.

The zebrafish as a model system in developmental, toxicological and transgenic research.

Author information

  • 1Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Health Services Building, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5E5.

Abstract

The zebrafish has long been used as a model system in fisheries biology and toxicology. More recently, it has also become the focus of a major research effort into understanding the molecular and cellular events which dictate the development of vertebrate embryos. As well, the zebrafish has proven attractive in studies examining the factors which affect the creation of transgenic fish and the expression of transgenes. The advances which have been made in these areas have firmly established this small aquarium fish as a major model system in biological and biotechnological research.

PMID:
14536924
[PubMed]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk