Recent Submissions

  • Anatomy and connectivity of the torus longitudinalis of the adult zebrafish 

    Folgueira, Mónica; Riva Mendoza, Selva; Ferreño Galmán, María Noelia; Castro, Antonio; Bianco, Isaac H.; Anadón, Ramón; Yáñez, Julián (Frontiers, 2020-03-13)
    [Abstract] This study describes the cytoarchitecture of the torus longitudinalis (TL) in adult zebrafish by using light and electron microscopy, as well as its main connections as revealed by DiI tract tracing. In addition, ...
  • Comparison of zebrafish and mice knockouts for Megalencephalic Leukoencephalopathy proteins indicates that GlialCAM/MLC1 forms a functional unit 

    Pérez-Rius, Carla; Folgueira, Mónica; Elorza-Vidal, Xabier; Alia, A.; Hoegg-Beiler, Maja B.; Eeza, Muhamed N. H.; Díaz, María Luz; Nunes, Virginia; Barrallo-Gimeno, Alejandro; Estévez, Raúl (BMC, 2019-11-21)
    [Abstract] Background: Megalencephalic Leukoencephalopathy with subcortical Cysts (MLC) is a rare type of leukodystrophy characterized by astrocyte and myelin vacuolization, epilepsy and early-onset macrocephaly. MLC is ...
  • Pretectal neurons control hunting behaviour 

    Antinucci, Paride; Folgueira, Mónica; Bianco, Isaac H. (eLife Sciences Publications, 2019-10-08)
    [Abstract] For many species, hunting is an innate behaviour that is crucial for survival, yet the circuits that control predatory action sequences are poorly understood. We used larval zebrafish to identify a population ...