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  • Publication
    Sep 5, 2014

    Viral Hemorrhagic Infection in Zebrafish Larvae

    Authors of this paper (CSIC and UL) take advantage of the use of zebrafish larvae in the study of viral hemorrhagic diseases, focusing on the interaction between viruses and host cells to increase the potential for the discovery of new therapeutic targets against diverse viral diseases.

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  • Publication
    Jul 10, 2014

    FishForPharma publications in DMM Zebrafish special issue

    Check out the special issue of Disease Models & Mechanisms "Spotlight on zebrafish: translational impact" with contributions from FishForPharma fellows Tien Phan and Vincenzo Torraca

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  • Publication
    Jul 4, 2014

    Embryonic Zebrafish Test System for assessing drug efficacy

    In this paper, where one of the FishForPharma principal investigators, George Lutfalla (CNRS) is a co-author, an experimental protocol is developed to assess the in vivo drug activity infection on Mycobacterium abscessus, one of the most intrinsically drug-resistant mycobacterial specie.

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  • Publication
    Jul 1, 2014

    Complement c3 genes of the zebrafish genome

    CSIC’s recent publication describes c3 genes in the zebrafish genome and suggests important  roles in the complement system acting as a first line of defense.

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  • Publication
    Jul 1, 2014

    Revealing the effect of antibiotic intervention

    In this paper, where one of the FishForPharma fellows, Nelly Wagner is a co-author, a combination of animal models were used to study the spread of bacteria between organs during an infection and the resulting effect of antibiotic intervention.

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  • Publication
    Jul 1, 2014

    Physiopathology of Mycobacterium abscessus infection

    George Lutfalla (CNRS) and his collaborators adapted the zebrafish embryo as a tractable infection model to study, at a spatiotemporal level, the physiopathology of Mycobacterium abscessus infection, responsible for severe pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis patients, and describe their results in this paper.

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  • Publication
    Jun 23, 2014

    Role of Microtubule-associated protein 9 during zebrafish development

    A collaboration between a FishForPharma partner, CNRS with other groups resulted in this publication in which the authors describe that map9 is a crucial factor in early zebrafish development.

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  • Publication
    Jun 17, 2014

    Witnessing host–virus interplay in zebrafish

    FishForPharma partners at Institute Pasteur and INRA published this paper overviewing the zebrafish model that offers a fascinating window to observe how viral infections unravel in a vertebrate in real time.

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