A preprint from co-first authors Tanya Brown and Emma Horton entitled “Dermal appendage-dependent patterning of zebrafish atoh1a+ Merkel cells” is now online at bioRxiv. Way to go Team Merkel!
Check out our twitter thread with a bit of the backstory and few highlights from the manuscript here:
Excited to share a preprint in which we report our discovery and characterization of Merkel cells in the #zebrafish skin! Merkel cells are sensory cells found in the vertebrate epidermis that allow us to detect object curvature and texture. 🧵👇🏻https://t.co/x9ZCyrJ5z2— Jeff Rasmussen (@jraslab) August 12, 2022