[Zbrafish] brain and nervous system identification
(by mhaendel from uoneuro.uoregon.edu)
Thu Feb 14 13:10:02 EST 2008
I am the curator at ZFIN responsible for the anatomy ontology. If the
below suggestions are not sufficient, please don't hesitate to email us
with specific questions.
One atlas that is very helpful is the Mueller and Wulliman "Atlas of
early zebrafish brain development" Elsevier, 2005. The ISBN number is
0444517383. It has many sections and expression domains at 2, 3, and 5dpf.
Another good contact would be Tom Hawkins, thomas.hawkins from ucl.ac.uk, in
Steve Wilson's Lab, who is working on annotation of the zebrafish brain.
Chris Monson wrote:
> Hi all, we have a morpholino that has given us, what we think is, a
> forebrain-hindbrain and nervous system phenotype. We have sectioned
> and H&E stained 72hpf embryos but are having a great deal of trouble
> identifying the brain and nervous system structures and defects. ZFin
> does have great pictures of healthy sectioned embryos labeled nicely
> but our MO phenotype is severe enough that those pictures are not much
> help to us. Does anyone know about or could identify brain and
> nervous structures from H and E stained embryos, or could anyone let
> me know who I could contact to ask for help?
> Zbrafish mailing list
> Zbrafish from net.bio.net
Melissa Haendel, Ph.D.
ZFIN Scientific Curator
Zebrafish Information Network
5291 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5291
Phone: (541) 346-5108
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