Klara, a transparent fish for research on aging
Published Date: 3/17/2023
Source: phys.org
The body pigmentation of an organism is caused by coloring substances and structures that are found in the cells of skin, hair, feathers, or scales, for example. This pigmentation considerably limits investigations of important processes within a living organism (in vivo). To provide a detailed view into the living body, scientists have used transparent model organisms.