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Zebrafish

Editor-in-Chief: Stephen C. Ekker, PhD

ISSN: 1545-8547 • Published Bimonthly • Online ISSN: 1557-8542

Current Volume: 11

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.772

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

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Overview

Zebrafish is the only peer-reviewed journal to focus on the zebrafish, which has numerous valuable features as a model organism for the study of vertebrate development. Due to its prolific reproduction and the external development of the transparent embryo, the zebrafish is a prime model for genetic and developmental studies, as well as research in toxicology and genomics. While genetically more distant from humans, the vertebrate zebrafish nevertheless has comparable organs and tissues, such as heart, kidney, pancreas, bones, and cartilage.

Zebrafish also includes research with other aquarium species such as medaka, Fugu, and Xiphophorus.

Zebrafish coverage includes:

  • Comparative genomics and evolution
  • Molecular/cellular mechanisms of cell growth
  • Genetic analysis of embryogenesis and disease
  • Toxicological and infectious disease models
  • Models for neurological disorders and aging
  • New methods, tools, and experimental approaches

Read the patent watch column in every issue.

Zebrafish is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Stephen C. Ekker, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Molecular biologists, geneticists, cell biologists, reproductive biologists, and developmental biologists, among others.

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Life Sciences; Science Citation Index Expanded; Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; Zoological Record; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; Chemical Abstracts; ProQuest; Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
 

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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