Tag: "zebra" at medical news
Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant
... bone marrow transplant. The recent research on zebra
fish has raised hope about its ability to help pat...ade possible through high-volume drug screening in zebra
fish, marks the first time stem-cell production has been induced by a small-molecule drug, says the ...
Bird Song Study Provides Clues to Human Speech Disorders
...ounds are represented within the brain of an awake zebra
finch, a well-studied animal model of vocal learni...ored high-resolution fMRI in awake, gently sedated zebra
finches, scientists were able to look at the activity in the entire avian brain during song stimulat...
Limited Calorie Intake Holds the Key to Delay Ageing
...m previous researches conducted with worms, yeast, zebra
fish, flies, and spiders. Researchers speculate that the same results may be applicable to monkeys as well. Caloric restriction was started in 13 young adult monkeys, between18-23 years, on a long term basis. Results elicited thus far prove a more ...
Novel Techniques to Tackle Colon Cancer
... in the future. Researchers were able to rescue zebra
fish from the effects of a mutation in the adenoma...involved in that proportion of colon cancers. In zebra
fish, APC mutations keep the intestine from developing properly. "In essence, knocking out CTPB prom...
Brain protein expression can be damaged with prolonged alcohol exposure
... effects of alcohol on the brain, and studying the zebra
fish as a model, have zeroed in on many proteins in the central nervous system//, that are impacted negatively with severe alcohol exposure. The scientists were now confident about the proteins’ turn out after prolonged alcohol exposure, after they f...
Genetic Mutation in Mice Suggests Extinct Mammoth Had Light and Dark Fur
...p toward understanding how color patterns, such as zebra
stripes and leopard spots, are generated in animals. And it raises the possibility that other vertebrates, such as mammoths, also evolved similar color variations using the same genetic mutation. In a companion paper published in the same issue of ...
Zebra fish Study To Explain Human Color
...a lighter skin than Africans, through studying the zebra
fish. The team led by Mark Shriver studied genes of humans and zebra
fish //and found a small change in their key gene plays a major role in determining skin pigmentatio...