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Considerable effort has been devoted to understanding the negative effects of reduced PO2 on cardiac function. Much less is known about the impacts of elevated PO2 (hyperoxia) on cardiac performance and energetics, especially in fishes. The fish heart is of particular interest because cardiac...

Author(s)
Gesser, H.; Rodnick, K. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 2019, 231, pp 124-130
Abstract

Apoptosis is an integral part of homeostasis and supports multiple physiological processes such as development and immune defense, thereby directly targeting damaged or unwanted cells without affecting neighbor cells. In the present study, we characterized the apoptotic key factors caspase-3, -7,...

Author(s)
Verleih, M.; Borchel, A.; Rebl, A.; Brenmoehl, J.; Kühn, C.; Goldammer, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2019, 230, pp 57-69
Abstract

California's Central Valley contains an abundance of rivers with historical and potential productivity for anadromous salmonids, which are currently limited by impacts such as dams, water diversions, and high temperatures. We surveyed genetic variation in Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss within...

Author(s)
Pearse, D. E.; Campbell, M. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Fisheries (Bethesda), 2018, 43, 10, pp 472-484
Abstract

Polyploidy is an important driver of evolutionary change (generally via tetraploidy) and also serves a practical role in aquaculture and fisheries management (via triploidy). Fundamental changes in cell size and number that accompany polyploidy are predicted to affect cellular and whole-animal...

Author(s)
Benfey, T. J.; Devlin, R. H.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 2018, 91, 6, pp 1091-1101
Abstract

In mammals, the binding of distinct costimulatory ligands CD80 and CD86 to their receptors is essential for optimal T cell activation. Previous studies have shown that only a single CD80/86 gene exists in rainbow trout (termed rtCD80/86A) and other teleost fish, suggesting that CD80 and CD86 arose...

Author(s)
Zhang XuJie; Zhang XiangYang; Wang Peng; Zhang YongAn
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2018, 89, pp 73-82
Abstract

The inflammatory reflex modulates the innate immune system, keeping in check the detrimental consequences of overstimulation. A key player controlling the inflammatory reflex is the alpha 7 acetylcholine receptor (α7nAChR). This receptor is one of the signalling molecules regulating cytokine...

Author(s)
Torrealba, D.; Balasch, J. C.; Criado, M.; Tort, L.; Mackenzie, S.; Roher, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2018, 84, pp 279-291
Abstract

When unifying genomic resources among studies and comparing data between species, there is often no better resource than a genome sequence. Having a reference genome for the Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) will enable the extensive genomic resources available for Pacific salmon, Atlantic...

Author(s)
Christensen, K. A.; Leong, J. S.; Sakhrani, D.; Biagi, C. A.; Minkley, D. R.; Withler, R. E.; Rondeau, E. B.; Koop, B. F.; Devlin, R. H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 4, pp e0195461
Abstract

Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV), a rhabdovirus infecting teleost fish, has repeatedly crossed the boundary from marine fish species to freshwater cultured rainbow trout. These naturally replicated cross-species transmission events permit the study of general and repeatable evolutionary...

Author(s)
Schönherz, A. A.; Forsberg, R.; Guldbrandtsen, B.; Buitenhuis, A. J.; Einer-Jensen, K.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Journal of Virology, 2018, 92, 12, pp e00436-18
Abstract

Hepcidin, a hepatic antimicrobial peptide, is a key player of the nonspecific immune system. The structure of hepcidin gene from brown trout (Bthepc) has been characterized at the molecular level. The 1158-bp mRNA generates a coding sequence (CDS) of 267 bp, which encodes an 88-amino acid protein....

Author(s)
Huang TianQing; Gu Wei; Wang BingQian; Zhang YuYong; Cui LiLi; Yao ZuoChun; Zhao Cheng; Xu GeFeng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 2019, 87, pp 243-253
Abstract

Proliferative kidney disease (PKD) of salmonids is a disease of economic and environmental concern caused by the myxozoan parasite Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae. Finer details of the immune repertoire during T. bryosalmonae infection have been elucidated in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). In...

Author(s)
Bailey, C.; Strepparava, N.; Wahli, T.; Segner, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2019, 90, pp 165-175

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