Fluoride and Zebrafish – (Danio rerio) + Salmon
The Zebra fish is a freshwater fish belonging to the minnow
family of the order Cypriniformes. – Native to South Asia.
[Salmon are further down this page.]
Zebra fish – Danio rerio are gaining popularity in basic behavioral brain research, behaviour genetics, and in translational studies because they offer a cheap and efficient alternative to rodents and guinea pigs.
Zebra Fish as a Model for Assessing Environmental Toxicology:
Expression of Antioxidant Biomarker Genes
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The researchers placed Zebrafish embryos in dishes
containing fluoxetine, which is sold under the
brand name Prozac, for six days…
Biologists at the University of Ottawa have discovered exposing
fish embryos to Prozac affected the aquatic creatures’ ability
to manage stress for generations, prompting a call for
further research into the lasting effects of this
anti-depressants on humans.
CBC News ·