ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-110628-21
Molecular control of vascular development in the zebrafish
Holden, B.J., Bratt, D.G., and Chico, T.J.
Date: 2011
Source: Birth defects research. Part C, Embryo today : reviews   93(2): 134-140 (Review)
Registered Authors: Chico, Tim J.
Keywords: zebrafish, angiogenesis, vascular development
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Arteries/metabolism
  • Cardiovascular System/anatomy & histology*
  • Cardiovascular System/embryology*
  • Ephrin-B2/metabolism
  • Hedgehog Proteins/metabolism
  • Models, Animal*
  • Neovascularization, Physiologic/physiology*
  • Receptor, EphB4/metabolism
  • Receptors, Notch/metabolism
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A/metabolism
  • Veins/metabolism
  • Zebrafish/embryology*
PubMed: 21671353 Full text @ Birth Defects Res. C Embryo Today
The zebrafish is emerging as a novel model for the study of embryonic vascular development. In this review we summarize the advantages of this intriguing experimental system and the advances in our understanding of the molecular control of vascular development it has allowed.