Zebrafish as a biological model organism

Zebrafish is a tropical freshwater fish which is commonly used as a biological model organism. Use of Zebrafish in biological research possesses numerous advantages for scientists. Its genome has been fully sequenced, and it has well-understood, easily observable and testable developmental behaviors. Its embryonic development is very rapid, and its embryos are relatively large, robust, and transparent, and able to develop outside their mother.

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Channels: Scientific Animations Genetics

Tags: Zebrafish Research model organism

Uploaded by: ( Send Message ) on 24-11-2010.

Duration: 1m 57s