Chapter 9. Functional Regeneration in the Larval Zebrafish Spinal Cord

  1. Dr. Catherina G. Becker and
  2. Dr. Thomas Becker
  1. D. Harshad Bhatt1,
  2. Hana Patzelova1,
  3. David L. McLean2,
  4. Joseph R. Fetcho2 and
  5. Steven J. Zottoli3

Published Online: 5 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch9

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

How to Cite

Bhatt, D. H., Patzelova, H., McLean, D. L., Fetcho, J. R. and Zottoli, S. J. (2006) Functional Regeneration in the Larval Zebrafish Spinal Cord, in Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration (eds C. G. Becker and T. Becker), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Neuroscience Research, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1QH, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Biology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315048

Online ISBN: 9783527610365

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Keywords:

  • zebrafish;
  • larval zebrafish spinal cord;
  • functional regeneration;
  • escape circuit;
  • Mauthner neuron;
  • teleost fish;
  • urodeles;
  • anurans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Zebrafish Background

  • Spinal Cord

  • The Escape Circuit

  • The Mauthner Neuron

    • Morphological Characteristics of the Zebrafish M-Cell

    • Physiological Identification of the M-Cell in Zebrafish

  • M-Axon Response to Injury in Adult Teleost Fish and Urodeles

    • Adult Teleosts and Adult Amphibians

  • M-Axon Response to Injury in Larval Amphibians and Larval Zebrafish

    • Larval Urodeles

    • Larval Anurans

    • Larval Zebrafish

  • Induction of Regeneration

  • Extensions of the Zebrafish Results