News tagged with pigments

How the zebrafish gets its stripes

The zebrafish, a small fresh water fish, owes its name to a striking pattern of blue stripes alternating with golden stripes. Three major pigment cell types, black cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells emerge ...

dateAug 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Why white dogs are white

( —About half of all dogs show some form of white spotting which can range from a few white marks in the Bernese mountain dog to extreme white coat color in Dalmatians and white boxer. But why have dogs so often ...

dateAug 13, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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