Think Small: Zebrafish as a Model System of Human Pathology

@inproceedings{Goldsmith2012ThinkSZ,
  title={Think Small: Zebrafish as a Model System of Human Pathology},
  author={Jason R. Goldsmith and Christian Jobin},
  booktitle={Journal of biomedicine & biotechnology},
  year={2012}
}
Although human pathologies have mostly been modeled using higher mammal systems such as mice, the lower vertebrate zebrafish has gained tremendous attention as a model system. The advantages of zebrafish over classical vertebrate models are multifactorial and include high genetic and organ system homology to humans, high fecundity, external fertilization… CONTINUE READING