The Zebrafish: Cellular and Developmental Biology, Part A Cellular Biology - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780128034750, 9780128034897

The Zebrafish: Cellular and Developmental Biology, Part A Cellular Biology, Volume 133

4th Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Monte Westerfield Leonard Zon
eBook ISBN: 9780128034897
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128034750
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th June 2016
Page Count: 322
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Table of Contents

  • Series Editors
  • Dedication
  • <li>Preface</li> <li>Chapter 1. Embryonic cell culture in zebrafish<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Methods</li><li>Conclusion</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 2. Cellular dissection of zebrafish hematopoiesis<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Zebrafish Hematopoiesis</li><li>2. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation</li><li>3. Enrichment of HSCs</li><li>4. In Vitro Culture and Differentiation of Hematopoietic Progenitors</li><li>Conclusions</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 3. Second harmonic generation microscopy in zebrafish<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Materials</li><li>2. Methods</li><li>3. Notes</li><li>Supplementary videos</li><li>Supplementary Data</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 4. Imaging blood vessels and lymphatic vessels in the zebrafish<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Imaging Vascular Gene Expression</li><li>2. Nonvital Blood Vessel and Lymphatic Vessel Imaging</li><li>3. Vital Imaging of Blood and Lymphatic Vessels</li><li>Conclusion</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 5. An eye on light-sheet microscopy<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Principle Behind Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy</li><li>2. The Microscope for Your Sample or the Sample for Your Microscope?</li><li>3. Data Acquisition and Handling</li><li>4. Challenges and Perspectives</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 6. Single neuron morphology in vivo with confined primed conversion<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Photoconvertible Fluorescent Proteins</li><li>2. Confined Primed Conversion</li><li>3. Unraveling Single Neuron Morphology With Confined Primed Conversion</li><li>Conclusion and Outlook</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter 7. Visualizing retinoic acid morphogen gradients<ul><li>Introduction</li><li>1. Challenges for Morphogen Gradient Studies</li><li>2. Feedback Allows Retinoic Acid to Act as a Graded Morphogen</li><li>3. Cyp26s as Key Regulators of Retinoic Acid Gradient Formation</li><li>4. Visualizing the Retinoic Acid Gradient</li><li


The Zebrafish: Cellular and Developmental Biology, Part A Cellular Biology, is the latest edition in the Methods in Cell Biology series that looks at methods for analyzing cellular and developmental biology of zebrafish. Chapters cover such topics as cell biology and developmental and neural biology.

Key Features

  • Covers sections on model systems and functional studies, imaging-based approaches, and emerging studies
  • Written by experts in the field
  • Contains cutting-edge material on the topic of developmental biology in zebrafish
  • New two part edition of this important volume


Researchers and students in cell, molecular and developmental biology


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Praise for the Series:
"The series is invaluable for workers at all levels of cell biology." --Nature

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Monte Westerfield Serial Volume Editor

Professor, Department of Biology, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA

Leonard Zon Serial Volume Editor

Grousbeck Professor of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital / HHMI, Boston, MA, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Boston Children's Hospital / HHMI, Boston, MA, USA