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Sonawane et al., 2005 - Zebrafish penner/lethal giant larvae 2 functions in hemidesmosome formation, maintenance of cellular morphology and growth regulation in the developing basal epidermis. Development (Cambridge, England)   132(14):3255-3265 Full text @ Development
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Stage: Day 5

Fig. 2 Analysis of the pen mutant phenotype. (A,B) DIC images of 5-day-old wild type (A) and pen mutant larvae (B). The pen mutant larvae exhibit small ventral epidermal growths (arrowheads in B). (C,D) Giemsa stained thin sections of 5-day-old wild-type and mutant larvae. Detachment of epidermis is observed in mutant larvae (D). (E-H) Electron microscopic analysis of the epidermis. Hemidesmosomes are absent and collagen lamella is non-coherent (star) but the basal lamina in between appears normal in the epidermis of pen mutant larvae (E; also compare with Fig. 1E). Desmosomes (arrows in F), however, are present in the mutant epidermis. Tight junctions in the periderm of wild-type and pen mutant (arrowheads in G and H, respectively) show no ultra-structural differences. (I,J) Immunostaining with anti-ß-catenin antibody to mark adherens junctions. In wild type (I) as well as in mutant (J), ß catenin (arrowheads) is localised at the apical and lateral borders of basal epidermal cells. Staining intensity is lower in the pen mutant. Scale bar: 0.3 mm in A,B; 160 µm in C,D; 543 nm in E; 405 nm in F; 297 nm in G,H; 30 µm in I,J.

Gene Expression Details
Gene Antibody Fish Conditions Stage Anatomy Assay
ctnnb1 WT standard conditions Day 5 epidermis IHC
Antibody Labeling Details No data available
Phenotype Details No data available
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