Glow-in-the-dark zebrafish helping Jefferson scientists uncover cholesterol genes
Biochemists at Jefferson Medical College are using zebrafish that glow to identify potential cholesterol-processing genes.
They already have found a gene they've dubbed "Fat Free" that plays a role in controlling cholesterol metabolism. By identifying such genes, scientists hope to establish the basis for new and improved cholesterol-controlling drugs.
National Institutes of Health
Steve Benowitz firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Jefferson University
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