Navigation Links
Zebrafish may hold key to understanding human nerve cell development

eagues discovered that during development the zebrafish is "seeded" with future hair cells through a process known as placode migration. These precursor cells, called interneuromast cells, eventually go on to make hair cells, but only when they are sufficiently far enough away from the glial-ensheathed nerve. "Once these cells are far enough away from the glia they begin to differentiate into hair cells. We know something in the glia is regulating development and acting as an inhibitory cue. It's possible that this signal could also play a role in the development of stem cells throughout the nervous system. Much more research is needed to identify this signal but we're optimistic our work has set the stage for future discoveries," said Piotrowski. The University of Utah has one of the largest zebrafish facilities in the country with more than 6,000 zebrafish tanks. In addition to Piotrowski, six other University faculty members use the fish to study various clinical disorders including leukemia, colon cancer, congenital heart defects, muscular dystrophy and other birth defects.
'"/>

Source:Eurekalert


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Zebrafish may hold key to improved cancer research
2. UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth
3. Novel ultrafast laser detection of cancer cells also may improve understanding of stem cells
4. Researchers make gains in understanding antibiotic resistance
5. Brain-mapping technique aids understanding of sleep, wakefulness
6. New understanding of DNA repair may pave way to cancer treatments
7. NYU and MSKCC research provides model for understanding chemically induced cancer initiation
8. Virologists make major step towards understanding the process of HIV infection
9. New understanding of cell movement may yield ways to brake cancers spread
10. Proteomics brings researchers closer to understanding microbes that produce acid mine drainage
11. New understanding of jet lag
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Zebrafish may hold key understanding human nerve cell development

(Date:8/20/2014)... suffered concussions ready to return to action? A new ... athletes who head back on the field with medical ... their abilities to simultaneously walk and do simple mental ... their balance and/or altered walking speed, was found in ... returned to activity in less than a month. Seven ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... pepper causes a burning spiciness that is irresistible to ... pepper,s effect are using their findings to develop a ... can be caused by inflammation or other problems. They ... tested in clinical trials, in ACS, Journal of ... that decades ago, scientists had pegged a compound called ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... could one day be made out of cocoa, rice ... reporting. The novel process they developed and their results, ... and plastic waste problems, appear in the ACS journal ... and colleagues at the Italian Institute of Technology point ... its production reached 288 million tons worldwide, but its ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletes 2Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletes 3
... Calif. The largest genome-wide association study ever ... cat allergies, has identified 16 new genetic associations ... collaboration between 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, ... Children (ALSPAC), examined data for more than 53,000 ...
... the Denver Police Crime Lab and the University of Colorado, have ... leukocyte (white blood cell) and a cancer cell fuse to form ... ONE , may answer the question of how cancer cells travel ... tissues of the body the deadly process of metastasis. ...
... and medical students each received a one-year, $40,000 ... psoriatic arthritis. The National Psoriasis Foundation Amgen Medical ... scientists studying and treating psoriatic diseases by encouraging ... and psoriatic arthritis as physician researchers. The ...
Cached Biology News:23andMe and ALSPAC identify 16 new genetic associations for pollen, dust-mite and cat allergies 223andMe and ALSPAC identify 16 new genetic associations for pollen, dust-mite and cat allergies 3National Psoriasis Foundation awards 12 psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis research fellowships 2National Psoriasis Foundation awards 12 psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis research fellowships 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... patented university inventions licensed to biotechnology firms has ... To open these roadblocks, the researchers suggest that ... discovery stage could lead to faster commercialization down ... from discoveries made in university laboratories and licensed ... clinical trials, which have a high failure rate. ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 High performance ... apply the most complete climate and Earth system ... climate change issues. , Eight national laboratories, including ... the National Center for Atmospheric Research, four academic ... effort. Other participating national laboratories include Argonne, Brookhaven, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Not long ago, it ... should be performed late in the development cycle – ... current regulatory trends suggest that, like many things GxP, ... In recent years, multiple drug sponsors have been required ... specific questions during phase I/II. It’s not only clinical ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... GraphDB™ 6.0 from ... the enterprise replication cluster, faster loading speeds, higher ... Elasticsearch. This release happens to coincide with a ... GraphDB™ was formerly known as OWLIM. ... enterprise resilient RDF triplestore will also benefit from ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 2Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 3New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 3Are Extractable and Leachables going Phase-Appropriate? New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 3Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 4
... 2011 Vaccinex, Inc. announced today that it has ... 1 clinical trial to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics ... patients with advanced solid tumors. (Logo: ... antibody that blocks the activity of semaphorin 4D (SEMA4D). ...
... 4, 2011 Zeus, Inc., a global leader in ... expanded its capabilities and is now able to process ... Class 7 manufacturing environment. This expansion allows for the ... environment, resulting in compliance with stricter regulatory standards. ...
... announces that a new market research report is ... Opportunities in Biosimilar and Biobetter Drugs Markets ... Executive SummaryThe biosimilar and biobetter drugs market has ... following a series of changes in regulatory framework ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vaccinex, Inc. Initiates Clinical Trial of Novel Therapeutic Antibody in Cancer Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors 2Zeus Expands Class 7 Capabilities to Include the Processing of Advanced Polymers 2Reportlinker Adds Emerging Opportunities in Biosimilar and Biobetter Drugs Markets 2
... N,N- bis- (3-D-Gluconamidopropyl)deoxycholamide White solid. ... and CHAPSO. Has reduced electrostatic interactions that ... on DEAE-cellulose. Aggregation number: 8-16. Purity: ... 2 O. Aggregation number 8 - 16, ...
... White crystalline solid. HYGROSCOPIC. Water-soluble zwitterionic detergent ... 252005) but differing in the length of ... extraction of mycoplasma membrane antigens under mild ... TLC. Soluble in H 2 O. ...
Anti-Protein Kinase-A (PKA) Regulatory subunit IIB; rabbit host...
Identify and characterize Phosphoinositide (PI(3,4,5)P3) binding...
Biology Products: