The Genetics of Outer Segment Morphogenesis in Zebrafish
Appropriate outer segment (OS) morphogenesis is necessary for normal visual function. Thirty-three zebrafish mutants with OS morphogenesis defects have been reported. We describe here the phenotypes and potential mechanisms by which these mutant loci cause OS dysmorphogenesis.
KeywordsZebrafish Photoreceptor Outer segment Mutants Blindness Intraflagellar transport Phototransduction
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