Zebrafish--the Canonical Vertebrate

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Science  09 Nov 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5545, pp. 1290-1291
DOI: 10.1126/science.1066652

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The modest zebrafish is a vertebrate with a future. As Fishman explains in his Perspective, the amenability of zebrafish to genetic screens and the transparency of their embryos has made them a valuable model of vertebrate development.