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2011-12-22 15:30:31

Damaged heart tissue is not known for having much inherent capacity for repair.

2011-11-15 19:40:47

After a heart attack, the portions of the heart damaged by a lack of oxygen become scar tissue.

Scientists Create Mammalian Cells With Single Chromosome Set
2011-09-08 06:14:18

Researchers have created mammalian cells containing a single set of chromosomes for the first time in research funded by the Wellcome Trust and EMBO.

2011-09-07 11:15:29

Do animals that have evolved for millions of years underground, completely isolated from the day-night cycle, still "know" what time it is?

2011-09-02 11:50:14

Loud noise, especially repeated loud noise, is known to cause irreversible damage to the hair cells inside the cochlea and eventually lead to deafness.

2011-09-02 11:40:08

Researchers at the University of Bath have combined genetic data with mathematical modelling to provide insights into cells and how they differentiate.

2011-07-21 13:08:05

Circadian rhythms — the natural cycle that dictates our biological processes over a 24-hour day — does more than tell us when to sleep or wake.

2011-07-12 07:34:22

Scientists have found a new way to detect zinc in zebrafish.

2011-07-06 09:20:00

AGAWAM, Mass. July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microtest Laboratories has announced a new fast-track test to screen plastics and polymers in medical devices for toxicity using Zebrafish embryos (Danio rerio), a technique already widely utilized in drug development studies.

2011-07-04 12:34:25

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered a new way of detecting zinc in zebra fish, that could pave the way for furthering our understanding of diseases like type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer and Alzheimer's.


Latest Zebrafish Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 16:14:09

The Giant Danio (Devario aequipinnatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Sri Lanka, Nepal, and the West coast of India, it grows to a maximum length of 6 in (15 cm), making it one of the largest of the Danionins. They are characterized by a blue and yellow torpedo shaped body with gray and clear fins. In the wild, Giant Danios live in clear streams and rivers among hills at elevations up to 1000 ft (300 m) above sea level. Their native...

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2007-04-10 16:07:52

The Zebrafish (Danio rerio) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). It is a popular aquarium fish, where it is frequently sold under the trade name Zebra danio, and is also an important model organism. Characteristics The zebrafish arose in the Ganges region in Eastern India and is also native to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. It commonly inhabits streams, canals, ditches, ponds and slow-moving to stagnant water bodies, including rice fields. The...

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2007-04-10 16:04:19

The Glowlight danio is a small fish with a maximum length of 1.25 in (4 cm). Its coloration is brown, yellow, green and red. The Glowlight can live in waters that are (20-25 degrees Celsius), 6 to 7 pH, with a soft to medium hardness and a low to medium salinity. These fish are compatible with other danios and typically live from 1 to 3 years. They are moderately difficult fish to keep, and breeding can be even harder. Danio choprai or the Glowlight danio is a small, schooling fish...

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