16 December 2005
Vol 310, Issue 5755

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COVER The cellular changes of lightly pigmented golden zebrafish show a striking resemblance to those of lighter skinned humans. The zebrafish pigment gene slc24a5 is functionally conserved across evolution; a single base change in its human ortholog may play a role in pigment variation in human populations. See page 1782. [Image: J. Mest and J. Cheng]