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Teaching Microinjections in Zebrafish

Many students who are coming to a zebrafish lab are required to learn microinjections as part of their training. However, microinjections are a very complex process, where a lot of different skills are required. 322 more words

In Situ Hybridization

Welcome, Zebra Danios / Zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Today is the seven Zebra Danios’ third day in their new home. One of them is actually a Leopard Danio, and one of them turns out to be an ultra-fabulous-looking Zebra Danio with the stripes and some spots between the stripes. 73 more words


Development of Vertebrate Experiment

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If you are planning to do development experiment on  zebrafish, Danio Rerio. This writing would tell you when you should observed zebrafish eggs. Since this experiment more on the development, you only need to take care of your zebrafishes until larva. 181 more words

Podcast Ep 18. Why Do We Care About Emerging Contaminants?

As the Director of the Great Lakes Genomics Center in the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Professor Rebecca Klaper researches emerging contaminants such as nanomaterials and pharmaceuticals and how they affect freshwater organisms. 117 more words


Temperature-Adapted Zebrafish Membranes Show Their Stripes

Organisms that do not maintain a constant body temperature must have some mechanism to adapt their physiological functions in order to survive at a range of temperatures.   322 more words

Biophysical Society

Microinjection of zebrafish embryos

Microinjection is a key method in manipulating zebrafish embryos. It is used to introduce substances into the zebrafish embryo to alter gene expression. With that it is one of the most common methods taught in practical courses in zebrafish labs. 480 more words


Phototoxicity: The unspoken truth about live imaging

“Are the answers to biological questions obtained via live fluorescence microscopy substantially affected by phototoxicity?” This is the question posed by Philippe Laissue et al… 1,593 more words

Cell Biology