Is the zebrafish generation time a drawback?
Christopher G Winter
cgw1 at columbia.edu
Thu Sep 7 07:18:55 EST 1995
I am a graduate student considering studying zebrafish for a post-doc.
One thing that concerns me, though, is the fact that it apparently takes
10-12 weeks for embryos to reach sexual maturity. Is this a significant
impediment to classical genetic studies a la drosophila and c. elegans?
I would be grateful for any information on this, as well as other
thoughts about the utiltity of the zebrafish for genetic and molecular
genetic studies of development.
Also, I am interested in knowing about groups working on neural function
(e.g. learning and memory ) in the zebrafish community.
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