Movie - Zebrafish Heart

From Embryology
<html5media>File:Zebrafish-heart_01.mp4</html5media> Live Zebrafish Heart GFP labeled

Live wild-type 48-hpf embryo carrying Tg(cmlc2:egfp); expanded chamber stage, both chambers contract, Ventricle is to the left.

"Each expanded chamber ventricle (V) and atrium (A) assumes a bean-like morphology, featuring two distinctly curved surfaces: a greater, convex curvature called the outer curvature (OC) and a lesser, concave curvature called the inner curvature (IC)."

Links: MP4 version | Cardiovascular System Development | Zebrafish Development



Auman HJ, Coleman H, Riley HE, Olale F, Tsai HJ & Yelon D. (2007). Functional modulation of cardiac form through regionally confined cell shape changes. PLoS Biol. , 5, e53. PMID: 17311471 DOI.


© 2007 Auman et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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