A new form of inherited red-blindness identified in zebrafish.

  title={A new form of inherited red-blindness identified in zebrafish.},
  author={Susan E Brockerhoff and James B Hurley and Gregory A. Niemi and John E. Dowling},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  volume={17 11},
A red-blind zebrafish mutant, partial optokinetic response b (pob), has been isolated by measuring eye movements of larvae in a three-generation screen for recessive mutations affecting the visual system. pob larvae exhibit eye movements in response to rotating black and white stripes illuminated with white light, but they do not move their eyes when the stripes are illuminated with red light. Physiological, immunohistochemical, and in situ hybridization analyses of pob retinas showed a… CONTINUE READING


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