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NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Larval Zebrafish

Caption: Wild-type and larval zebrafish carrying a mutation in the Scn1a gene (mimicking a severe form of pediatric epilepsy) were used for drug screening.

Credit: Image courtesy of Dr. Baraban, University of California, San Francisco.

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