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Summit is still struggling financially, however. In February the company confirmed it could run out of cash by the end of second quarter 2009 unless additional funding could be secured. The £0.5 million brought in by the zebrafish sale will be used to support the company’s operation and working capital, while it continues to look for additional ways of releasing cash and reducing expenditure.
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is a patented technology which allows GM fish (tetra, barb, zebrafish) to express and sea proteins giving the fish bright red, green or orange fluorescent colors when viewed in light. Although the fish were originally created and patented for scientific research at the National University of Singapore, a Texas company, Yorktown Technologies, obtained rights to market the fish as pets. They became the first genetically modified animal to become publicly available as a pet when introduced for sale in 2003. They were quickly banned for sale in California, however they are now on shelves once again in this state. As of 2013, Glofish are only sold in the US. 1 - 10 of 10 zebrafish paintings for sale
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The GloFish, a fluorescent red zebrafish sold as a novel pet, has become the first transgenic animal sold to U.S. consumers. Its sale has produced regulatory controversies, a lawsuit, and profits for its proponent, Yorktown Technologies (Austin, TX). With the market plan calling for sales in a widening number of countries, continuing controversy seems likely. The import, sale and possession of fluorescent transgenic zebrafish, offered under the name “GloFish®” in U.S. aquarium shops, are not permitted in the European Union. A PCR-based method has been developed to detect transgenic zebrafish harbouring the gene (dsRed) coding for the red fluorescent protein, originally isolated from the marine sponge Discosoma striata. Two types of PCR have been performed: (i) PCR to detect amplifiable genomic zebrafish DNA was checked using primers specific for the zebrafish parvalbumin gene; (ii) PCR with primers to specifically amplify the dsRed gene. In both PCR systems, genomic DNA isolated from wild type zebrafish was used as control template, in the second PCR system, the plasmid dsRed2-N1 was used as a positive control.SACRAMENTO (California) - Citing ethical concerns, Californian state regulators have refused to allow sales of the country's first bioengineered household pet, a Singapore-developed fluorescent zebrafish.The argument appears to have held sway. The Food and Drug Administration, despite protests from some environmental groups, said it would not regulate the fish because they were not meant to be eaten and because there was no evidence that they posed any more environmental threat than conventional zebrafish. The Center for Food Safety in Washington and another advocacy group associated with it, the International Center for Technology Assessment, sued the F.D.A. this month to require it to regulate the fish and to stop their sale until they have been evaluated more carefully.Some store owners and sales representatives say slower-than-expected sales have nothing to do with larger philosophical concerns about genetic engineering. In fact, they say, the fish may need a little more genetic tweaking to really impress people. They suggest that the fish are not all that spectacular, considering the price. Stores generally sell GloFish for $5 to $10; an ordinary silver and black zebrafish may sell for 33 cents to about $3.MY RECOMMENDATION
I recommend ZEBRAFISH for an elementary classroom, and maybe a middle school reader could find interest in the story. I want to note, too, that the book is a collaborative team project by Fablevision, which is a company that creates interesting online, animated books and stories. I loved the endnote by Peter Reynolds, founder of Fablevision, where he encourages readers to pick a “challenge” and take action to change the world for the better, just like Vita and her friends have done. Also, proceeds from the sale of ZEBRAFISH benefit the Children’s Hospital in Boston, which is yet another reason to consider adding this one to your classroom library.