Visualizing blood circulation in the developing zebrafish liver
The use of a two-color transgenic zebrafish line (LiPan/Tg[fli:EGFP]) allows simultaneous visualization of cells within the liver (red fluorescence) and blood vessels (green fluorescence). This confocal analysis of liver parenchyma in 1.5-month-old live transgenic fish shows a dense penetrating vascular network with long stretches of sinusoids separating two rows of hepatocytes.
Taken from: Zhiyuan Gong et al., 2008, BMC Developmental Biology [View article]
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