ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-100719-40
Blood flow: metalloproteases cut loose in primitive erythrocytes
Tamplin, O.J., and Zon, L.I.
Date: 2010
Source: Current biology : CB 20(13): R561-R562 (Other)
Registered Authors: Tamplin, Owen, Zon, Leonard I.
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Animals, Genetically Modified
  • Blood Circulation*
  • Erythrocytes/enzymology*
  • Metalloproteases/metabolism*
  • Zebrafish/embryology*
  • Zebrafish/physiology
PubMed: 20619808 Full text @ Curr. Biol.
ABSTRACT
Little is known about how blood begins to flow during development. A new study shows that release of primitive blood cells in the zebrafish embryo is synchronized and mediated by a metalloprotease.
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