ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-961014-1089
Production of clones of homozygous diploid zebra fish (Brachydanio rerio)
Streisinger, G., Walker, C., Dower, N., Knauber, D., and Singer, F.
Date: 1981
Source: Nature   291(5813): 293-296 (Journal)
Registered Authors: Streisinger, George, Walker, Charline
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Clone Cells/physiology*
  • Diploidy
  • Embryo, Nonmammalian/physiology
  • Female
  • Fertilization
  • Fishes/genetics*
  • Homozygote*
  • Male
  • Meiosis
  • Ovum/physiology
  • Spermatozoa/radiation effects
  • Ultraviolet Rays
PubMed: 7248006 Full text @ Nature
Homozygous diploid zebra fish have been produced on a large scale by the application of simple physical treatments. Clones of homozygous fish have been produced from individual homozygotes. These clones and associated genetic methods will facilitate genetic analyses of this vertebrate.