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Zebrafish to be Featured in New Journal

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - A new peer-reviewed journal covering zebrafish research - appropriately titled Zebrafish - is to be published by the media company Mary Ann Liebert Inc. and edited by Paul Collodi, professor of animal sciences at Purdue University, the publishing company announced today.


The zebrafish is a commonly used model system for functional genomics and proteomics studies.


The National Institute of Health will also open a $10 million, 5000-square foot facility in October to breed and house zebrafish for research.


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