September 18, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

goldfish stem cells

2 min read

What can a giant goldfish teach stem cell researchers about clinical use of the cells? It turns out, a great deal! A few weeks ago researchers from my home institution UC Davis and the US Forest Service made headlines with reported catches of giant goldfish in Lake Tahoe. These are not your grandad’s pond’s “big” koi. These goldfish are truly enormous, weighing up to four-six pounds each (see photo at left from UC Davis and pic at right from the California Department of Fish …Read More