ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-961014-810
Mutational approaches to studying embryonic pattern formation in the zebrafish
Mullins, M.C. and Nüsslein-Volhard, C.
Date: 1993
Source: Current opinion in genetics & development 3: 648-654 (Review)
Registered Authors: Mullins, Mary C., Nüsslein-Volhard, Christiane
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms: Animals; Mutagenesis*; Mutagens/toxicity; Zebrafish/embryology*; Zebrafish/genetics
PubMed: 8241774 Full text @ Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev.
ABSTRACT
The induction and isolation of mutations in genes playing important roles in pattern formation have been extremely valuable in elucidating the mechanisms governing pattern formation in invertebrates. The recent establishment of genetic methods in the zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio, has permitted systematic mutational studies of vertebrate embryonic development.
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