The Zebrafish: Biology (Methods in Cell Biology, Volume 59)

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9780125441612: The Zebrafish: Biology (Methods in Cell Biology, Volume 59)

This is the first in a two-volume, comprehensive treatment of the methodologies used in researching the Zebrafish, an emerging vertebrate model system. The text includes discussions on development, genetic methodologies, and model applications.

Key Features
* Details state-of-the-art zebrafish protocols in a single-source reference
* Presents methods and reagents in user-friendly format
* Delineates critical steps and pitfalls of he procedures
* Illustrates techniques with full-color plates
* Summarizes many new and interesting developmental mutants
* Includes appendices with strain information and a compendium of zebrafish World Wide Web sites
* Relevant to clinicians interested in vertebrate models of human congenital diseases

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Professor of Biochemistry and Marine Biology at Northeastern University, promoted 1996. Joined Northeastern faculty in 1987. Previously a faculty member in Dept. of Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, 1983-1987.Principal Investigator in the U.S. Antarctic Program since 1984. Twelve field seasons "on the ice" since 1981. Research conducted at Palmer Station, Antarctica, and McMurdo Station, Antarctica.Research areas: Biochemical, cellular, and physiological adaptation to low and high temperatures. Structure and function of cytoplasmic microtubules and microtubule-dependent motors from cold-adapted Antarctic fishes. Regulation of tubulin and globin gene expression in zebrafish and Antarctic fishes. Role of microtubules in morphogenesis of the zebrafish embryo. Developmental hemapoiesis in zebrafish and Antarctic fishes. UV-induced DNA damage and repair in Antarctic marine organisms.

Review:

"...packed with useful tidbits and should serve as a handy reference for researchers in the zebrafish mainstream, as wll as for those planning to plunge into this powerful genetic system."
—Marnie E. Halpern in CELL (Sept. 1999)

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Detrich, H. William.; Westerfield, Monte.; Zon, Leonard I., eds.
Published by Academic Press, San Diego / London (1999)
ISBN 10: 0125441614 ISBN 13: 9780125441612
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Book Description Academic Press, San Diego / London, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. . . . . 8vo, hardcover. No dj, as issued. Vg condition. Non-circulating ex-lib copy w/ label on endpaper, cover label neatly removed (only markings). Contents quite bright & clean, binding tight, covers glossy. xviii, 391, illus., 23 p. of plates (some color). Prepared under the auspices of the American Society for Cell Biology. Bookseller Inventory # 1121022.38

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