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Mutations Reveal Genes in Zebrafish

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Science  17 May 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5571, pp. 1221
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5571.1221

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In a 13 May online publication by Nature Genetics, developmental geneticists describe 75 zebrafish mutants and--unlike previous screens of mutations--the genes responsible for the deformities. The work is a technological tour de force that will speed the efforts of other researchers in the field, developmental biologists say.