Fish fingers on the menu

Zebrafish researchers rejoice! Reverse genetics is now on the menu, thanks to zinc-finger nucleases.

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Figure 1: An example of mutation introduced using ZFNs in a zebrafish embryo and transmitted through the germline.


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Kiermer, V. Fish fingers on the menu. Nat Methods 5, 579 (2008).

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