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Contact: Vithya Selvam
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Zebrafish Embryo at 6 Days of Development

Caption: Relative to a normal baby fish (A), the absence of the ELABELA hormone causes embryos to develop with no heart (red arrow) and a truncated tail (B,C).

Credit: A*STAR's IMB

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