Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

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Name: Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
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How the zebrafish gets its stripes

14:00, Biology/Cell & MicrobiologyThe zebrafish (Danio rerio) owes its name to a repeating pattern of blue stripes alternating with golden stripes. Credit: MPI f. Developmental Biology/ P. MalhawarThe zebrafish, a small fresh water fish, owes its name ... [Published - 11 hours ago]


The authors speculate that variations on these cell behaviours could be at play in generating the great diversity of colour patterns in fish. "these findings inform our way of thinking about colour pattern formation in other fish, but also in animals which are not accessible to direct observation during development such as peacocks, tigers and zebras" , says Nüsslein-Volhard

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