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Genetics, Genomics and Fish Phenomics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128048009, 9780128052167

Genetics, Genomics and Fish Phenomics, Volume 95

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: Nicholas Foulkes
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128048009
eBook ISBN: 9780128052167
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st August 2016
Page Count: 272
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Table of Contents

  1. Studying the Evolution of the Vertebrate Circadian Clock: The Power of Fish as Comparative Models
    Nicholas S. Foulkes, David Whitmore, Daniela Vallone and Cristiano Bertolucci
    2. Genomic and Transcriptomic Approaches to Study Cancer in Small Aquarium Fish Models
    Janine Regneri, Barbara Klotz and Manfred Schartl
    3. Gal4 Driver Transgenic Zebrafish: Powerful Tools to Study Developmental Biology, Organogenesis and Neuroscience
    Koichi Kawakami, Kazuhide Asakawa, Masahiko Hibi, Motoyuki Itoh, Akira Muto and Hironori Wada
    4. Towards a Systems Approach to Whole-organism Soft Tissue Phenomics in Zebrafish
    Keith C. Cheng, Spencer Katz, Alex Y. Lin, Xuying Xin and Yifu Ding
    5. Evolutionary Genetics of the Cavefish Astyanax mexicanus
    Didier Casane and Sylvie Rétaux
    6. Transcriptional Regulation During Zygotic Genome Activation in Zebrafish and Other Anamniote Embryos
    Joseph Wragg and Ferenc Mueller
    7. The Zebrafish as Model for Deciphering the Regulatory Architecture of Vertebrate Genomes
    Sepand Rastegar and Uwe Strähle
    8. Transcriptomic Approaches in the Zebrafish Model for Tuberculosis – Insights Into Host- and Pathogen-Specific Determinants of the Innate Immune Response
    Erica L. Benard, Julien Rougeot, Peter I. Racz, Herman P. Spaink and Annemarie H. Meijer


Genetics, Genomics and Fish Phenomics provides the latest information on the rapidly evolving field of genetics, presenting new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics.

The book continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines, critically analyzing future directions, with hhis volume focusing on genetics, genomics, and phenomics of fish.

Key Features

  • Includes a critical analysis of future directions for the study of clinical genetics
  • Written and edited by recognized leaders in the field
  • Presents new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics


Molecular geneticists, clinical geneticists, neurologists, neuroscientists, molecular biologists, and biochemists


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"The authors nicely synthesize a rapidly growing literature on the genetics and genomics of adaptive evolution in this species." --Quarterly Review of Biology

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About the Serial Volume Editor

Nicholas Foulkes

Nicholas Foulkes

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Affiliations and Expertise

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany