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Towards a comprehensive catalog of zebrafish behavior 1.0 and beyond.
A detailed catalog of zebrafish behaviors that covers both larval and adult models is developed, representing a beginning of creating a more comprehensive ethogram ofZebrafish behavior, which will improve interpretation of published findings, foster cross-species behavioral modeling, and encourage new groups to apply zebra fish neurobehavioral paradigms in their research. Expand
Behavioral effects of bidirectional modulators of brain monoamines reserpine and d-amphetamine in zebrafish
The results show that zebrafish are highly sensitive to drugs bi-directionally modulating brain monoamines, generally paralleling rodent and clinical findings, and emphasizes the potential of zebra fish tests to model complex brain disorders associated with monoamine dysregulation. Expand
Microfluidic photomechanic infrared receptors in a pyrophilous flat bug
The existence of photomechanic IR receptors in both beetles and bugs demonstrates a remarkable convergent evolution towards this particular biophysical transduction mechanism and suggests that it provides selective advantages over other possible solutions. Expand
Perspectives on experimental models of serotonin syndrome in zebrafish
Overall, zebrafish exposed to serotonergic agents and their combinations exhibit a characteristic top dwelling (surfacing behavior) and hypolocomotion which may represent potential markers of SS-like states inZebrafish, suggesting the developing utility of zebra fish (and other aquatic models) for studying SS. Expand
Time to recognize zebrafish 'affective' behavior
Widely used in biomedical research, zebrafish (Danio rerio) are steadily gaining popularity as a model organism for studying neurobehavioral phenomena. Here, we focus on to the growing spectrum ofExpand
Screening a mushroom extract library for activity against Acinetobacter baumannii and Burkholderia cepacia and the identification of a compound with anti-Burkholderia activity
The small number of positive hits in this study suggests that finding a new drug from mushrooms to treat Gram-negative bacterial infections may be difficult, and 2-AQ is not suitable for further drug development in its current form. Expand
Electrophysiological characterisation of the infrared organ of the Australian “Little Ash Beetle” Acanthocnemus nigricans (Coleoptera, Acanthocnemidae)
This study characterises the response properties of the sensilla located on the prothoracic disc organ of the beetle Acanthocnemus nigricans, such as intensity response functions and temporal coding properties, suggesting two different, elementary orientation strategies evolved in the three pyrophilous beetle species described. Expand
Psychopharmacological effects of acute exposure to kynurenic acid (KYNA) in zebrafish
Overall, the results show KYNA has an anxiolytic-like pharmacological effect in zebrafish, and therefore strongly support the utility of zebra fish models in neurotropic drug screening, including drugs acting at central glutamatergic system. Expand
Navigation to Forest Fires by Smoke and Infrared Reception: The Specialized Sensory Systems of “Fire‐Loving” Beetles
It is suggested that smoke-derived odors and IR information converge on descending brain neurons which, in turn, control and direct flight toward the forest fire. Expand