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Quantitative Imaging of Endogenous and Exogenous H2O2 Gradients in Live Zebrafish Larvae

  • Mark Jelcic
  • Balázs Enyedi
  • Philipp NiethammerEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1982)


Quantitative aspects of extracellular H2O2 signaling in animals, such as its spatiotemporal dynamics within tissues, remain little understood. Here we detail an optimized, experimental setup for measuring the dynamics and physiological consequences of extracellular H2O2 application to live tissues by intravital biosensor imaging in zebrafish larvae.

Key words

Hydrogen peroxide Diffusion Gradient Zebrafish Biosensor Intravital Quantitative 



Research was supported by the NIH/NIGMS grant R01GM099970, an American Asthma Foundation Scholar award to PN, the MSKCC Functional Genome Initiative, and in part through the NIH/NCI Cancer Center Support grant P30CA008748.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Jelcic
    • 1
    • 2
  • Balázs Enyedi
    • 3
    • 4
  • Philipp Niethammer
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Cell Biology ProgramMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Faculty of Medicine, Department of PhysiologySemmelweis UniversityBudapestHungary
  4. 4.MTA-SE Lendület Tissue Damage Research GroupHungarian Academy of Sciences and Semmelweis UniversityBudapestHungary

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