Fluorescence imaging of the zebrafish intestine reveals activity of ancient genetic regulatory elements. Nuclei of epithelial cells lining the intestine are shown in blue, and cells that have activated a regulatory element from the HES1 gene are shown in green.
Fluorescence imaging of the zebrafish intestine reveals activity of ancient genetic regulatory elements. Nuclei of epithelial cells lining the intestine are shown in blue, and cells that have activated a regulatory element from the HES1 gene are shown in green. Courtesy of Colin Lickwar
Fluorescence imaging of the zebrafish intestine reveals activity of ancient genetic regulatory elements. Nuclei of epithelial cells lining the intestine are shown in blue, and cells that have activated a regulatory element from the HES1 gene are shown in green. Courtesy of Colin Lickwar

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