Phenotype of Wild-Type and cfk-/- Embryos at 36 hpf
mediaposted on 15.01.2012, 17:25 by Thomas Bartman, Emily C. Walsh, Kuo-Kuang Wen, Melissa McKane, Jihui Ren, Jonathan Alexander, Peter A. Rubenstein, Didier Y. R. Stainier
Early Myocardial Function Affects Endocardial Cushion Development in Zebrafish. PLoS Biol 2(5): e129. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0020129 Copyright: © 2004 Bartman et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use of, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Phenotype of Wild-Type and cfk−/− Embryos at 36 hpf Wild-type embryos have a narrow, strongly contracting heart and generate effective blood flow. cfk−/− embryos (two different embryos shown) have dilated hearts with weak contractions and are not capable of generating circulation.