Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer

Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.

By The Scientist Staff | September 11, 2017

Zebrafish larva implanted with cancer patient’s tumor (red)RITA FIOR/ CHAMPALIMAUD CENTRE FOR THE UNKNOWNSee R. Fior et al., “Single-cell functional and chemosensitive profiling of combinatorial colorectal therapy in zebrafish xenografts,” PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1618389114, 2017

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