The Tiny Fish That’s Changing Modern Medicine

The little fish Danio rerio holds secrets to understanding how vertebrates develop, how diseases like cancer work, and how we might one day learn how to regenerate human heart tissue.

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Sources:
General:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3386812/
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/sep/15/zebrafish-human-genes-project
http://www2.nsysu.edu.tw/Marine-Med/teacher/paper/zebrafish%20model.pdf
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v496/n7446/full/nature12111.html

BRAF and Melanoma:
http://phys.org/news/2011-03-stripes-zebrafish-human-melanoma-reveals.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3348545/
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/BRAF
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy
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http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v471/n7339/edsumm/e110324-10.html
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/therapy/procedures

Stem Cells:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2775137/
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-10/bch-fft102113.php
http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/scireport/pages/chapter5.aspx
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20473159
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Heart regeneration:
https://labs.cellbio.duke.edu/Poss/Poss%20Lab/Research.html
http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/abstract/S2211-1247(15)00854-2
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2597874/
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1873506114000841
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v464/n7288/full/nature08899.html
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/AboutHeartAttacks/About-Heart-Attacks_UCM_002038_Article.jsp#.V8L4PJMrJPM

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zebrafisch.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:F_de_Castelnau-poissons_-_Diversity_of_Fishes_(Composite_Image).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zebrafish_Developmental_Stages.tiff
http://www.nature.com/articles/srep29490
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostaglandin_E2#/media/File:Prostaglandin_E2.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Myocardial_infarction_2015.jpg

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