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Zebrafish, Genes, and Human Kidneys : Gene Mapping in Zebrafish Mutants May Help Uncover Genetic Roots of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) suffer from disrupted kidney function due to large, fluid-filled cysts that form in the collecting ducts and kidney tubules. Current treatments for the ...
Elucidating the Role of Spinner in Cystic Kidneys : Using a Zebrafish Model to Better Understand Polycystic Kidney Disease
Patients with autosomal domain polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) suffer from disrupted kidney function due to large, fluid-filled cysts that form in the collecting ducts and kidney tubules. There is no known cure and current ...
Ethanol Exposure Alters Motor Abilities in Zebrafish Embryos
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a condition that can affect the physical health and behavior of developing fetuses as a result of the pregnant mother’s consumption of alcohol. FAS is found in 0.2-1.5 infants out of 1,000. ...
Methylene Chloride Exposure Alters Morphological Development in Zebrafish Larvae
The prevalence of individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has strikingly increased in recent decades. Both genetic and environmental factors have been associated with neurodevelopmental changes causing ...