P-Y Qian

Summary

Affiliation: Clear Water Bay
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Expression of calmodulin and myosin light chain kinase during larval settlement of the Barnacle Balanus amphitrite
    Zhang Fan Chen
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e31337. 2012
  2. pmc Proteomic changes between male and female worms of the polychaetous annelid Neanthes arenaceodentata before and after spawning
    Kondethimmanahalli H Chandramouli
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China Integrative Systems Biology Laboratory, Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Division of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 8:e72990. 2013
  3. pmc Characterization of two 20kDa-cement protein (cp20k) homologues in Amphibalanus amphitrite
    Li sheng He
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e64130. 2013
  4. pmc Autotrophic microbe metagenomes and metabolic pathways differentiate adjacent Red Sea brine pools
    Yong Wang
    Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    Sci Rep 3:1748. 2013
  5. pmc Evidence for the involvement of p38 MAPK activation in barnacle larval settlement
    Li sheng He
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e47195. 2012
  6. pmc Transcriptomic analysis of neuropeptides and peptide hormones in the barnacle Balanus amphitrite: evidence of roles in larval settlement
    Xing Cheng Yan
    Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e46513. 2012
  7. pmc The mode of action of isocyanide in three aquatic organisms, Balanus amphitrite, Bugula neritina and Danio rerio
    Yi fan Zhang
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e45442. 2012
  8. pmc Conservative fragments in bacterial 16S rRNA genes and primer design for 16S ribosomal DNA amplicons in metagenomic studies
    Yong Wang
    KAUST Global Partnership Program, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 4:e7401. 2009
  9. pmc Involvement of Wnt signaling pathways in the metamorphosis of the bryozoan Bugula neritina
    Yue Him Wong
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e33323. 2012
  10. pmc Toward an understanding of the molecular mechanisms of barnacle larval settlement: a comparative transcriptomic approach
    Zhang Fan Chen
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e22913. 2011

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  1. pmc Expression of calmodulin and myosin light chain kinase during larval settlement of the Barnacle Balanus amphitrite
    Zhang Fan Chen
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e31337. 2012
    ..Overall, the results suggest that CaM and CaM-dependent MLCK function during larval settlement of B. amphitrite...
  2. pmc Proteomic changes between male and female worms of the polychaetous annelid Neanthes arenaceodentata before and after spawning
    Kondethimmanahalli H Chandramouli
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China Integrative Systems Biology Laboratory, Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Division of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 8:e72990. 2013
    ..This study provides proteomic insights of the male and female worms that may serve as a foundation for better understanding of unusual reproductive patterns in polychaete worms. ..
  3. pmc Characterization of two 20kDa-cement protein (cp20k) homologues in Amphibalanus amphitrite
    Li sheng He
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e64130. 2013
    ..These differential solubilities and localizations indicate that Bamcp20k-1 and Bamcp20k-2 have distinct functions in barnacle cementing...
  4. pmc Autotrophic microbe metagenomes and metabolic pathways differentiate adjacent Red Sea brine pools
    Yong Wang
    Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    Sci Rep 3:1748. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that hydrothermal conditions and metal precipitation in the Atlantis II pool have resulted in elimination of the autotrophic community and methanogens...
  5. pmc Evidence for the involvement of p38 MAPK activation in barnacle larval settlement
    Li sheng He
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e47195. 2012
    ..Finally, we found that Bar-p38 MAPK was highly activated when larvae confronted extracts of adult barnacle containing settlement cues, whereas larvae pre-treated with SB203580 failed to respond to the crude adult extracts...
  6. pmc Transcriptomic analysis of neuropeptides and peptide hormones in the barnacle Balanus amphitrite: evidence of roles in larval settlement
    Xing Cheng Yan
    Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e46513. 2012
    ..Overall, new insight into neuropeptides/peptide hormones characterized in this study shall provide a platform for unraveling peptidergic control of barnacle larval behavior and settlement process...
  7. pmc The mode of action of isocyanide in three aquatic organisms, Balanus amphitrite, Bugula neritina and Danio rerio
    Yi fan Zhang
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e45442. 2012
    ..This is the first report on isocyanide binding proteins in fouling organisms, as well as the first description of its phenotype and potential toxicology in zebrafish...
  8. pmc Conservative fragments in bacterial 16S rRNA genes and primer design for 16S ribosomal DNA amplicons in metagenomic studies
    Yong Wang
    KAUST Global Partnership Program, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 4:e7401. 2009
    ..The primers recommended in this report shall facilitate a comprehensive and reliable survey of bacterial diversity in metagenomic studies...
  9. pmc Involvement of Wnt signaling pathways in the metamorphosis of the bryozoan Bugula neritina
    Yue Him Wong
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e33323. 2012
    ..Overall, our findings suggest that the Wnt signaling pathway may be important to the pattern formation of polypide and the development of epidermis...
  10. pmc Toward an understanding of the molecular mechanisms of barnacle larval settlement: a comparative transcriptomic approach
    Zhang Fan Chen
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e22913. 2011
    ..The pyrosequencing-based transcriptomic approach is thought to be useful to identify key molecular changes during larval settlement...
  11. pmc Acute toxicity of the antifouling compound butenolide in non-target organisms
    Yi fan Zhang
    KAUST Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23803. 2011
    ..This is the first detailed toxicity and toxicology study on this antifouling compound...
  12. pmc Bacterial niche-specific genome expansion is coupled with highly frequent gene disruptions in deep-sea sediments
    Yong Wang
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research, Division of Life Sciences, Hong Kong, University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e29149. 2011
    ..The maintenance of the pseudogenes in the large genomes is discussed...
  13. pmc Adaptation of intertidal biofilm communities is driven by metal ion and oxidative stresses
    Weipeng Zhang
    1 KAUST Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China 2
    Sci Rep 3:3180. 2013
    ..These findings show that bacteria use diverse mechanisms to adapt to intertidal zones and indicate that the community structures of intertidal biofilms are modulated by metal ion and oxidative stresses. ..
  14. pmc MKK3 was involved in larval settlement of the barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite through activating the kinase activity of p38MAPK
    Gen Zhang
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e69510. 2013
    ..Moreover, pMKK3 levels increased after treatment with adult barnacle crude extracts, suggesting that MKK3 might mediate the stimulatory effects of adult barnacle extracts on the p38MAPK pathway. ..
  15. pmc Optimal eukaryotic 18S and universal 16S/18S ribosomal RNA primers and their application in a study of symbiosis
    Yong Wang
    Division of Life Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong Sanya Institute of Deep Sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, San Ya, Hai Nan, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e90053. 2014
    ....
  16. pmc Quantitative proteomics study of larval settlement in the Barnacle Balanus amphitrite
    Zhang Fan Chen
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e88744. 2014
    ..These findings provided molecular evidence for the morphological, physiological and biological changes that occur during the transition process from the larval to the juvenile stages in B. amphitrite. ..
  17. pmc Toward understanding the dynamics of microbial communities in an estuarine system
    Weipeng Zhang
    KAUST Global Partnership Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 9:e94449. 2014
    ..This study provides a more comprehensive understanding of the microbial community structures in a highly dynamic estuarine system and sheds light on the applicability of ecological theoretical mechanisms. ..
  18. pmc Artifactual pyrosequencing reads in multiple-displacement-amplified sediment metagenomes from the Red Sea
    Yong Wang
    Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Peerj 1:e69. 2013
    ..MDA amplification is probably responsible for the massive generation of the artifactual reads with the secondary structure in the metagenomes. Possible sources of the translocations and structures are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Mini-review: Molecular mechanisms of antifouling compounds
    Pei Yuan Qian
    Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, HKSAR, China
    Biofouling 29:381-400. 2013
    ....
  20. pmc Four new antibacterial xanthones from the marine-derived actinomycetes Streptomyces caelestis
    Ling Li Liu
    Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Mar Drugs 10:2571-83. 2012
    ..Citreamicin θ A (1), citreamicin θ B (2) and citreaglycon A (3) also exhibited low MIC values of 0.25, 0.25, and 8.0 μg/mL, respectively, against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ATCC 43300...
  21. pmc Proteomic analysis during larval development and metamorphosis of the spionid polychaete Pseudopolydora vexillosa
    Flora Sy Mok
    KAUST Global Partnership Program, Department of Biology Atmospheric, Marine and Coastal Environment Program, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proteome Sci 7:44. 2009
    ..To test this, proteomes of pre-competent larvae, competent larvae (ready to metamorphose), and juveniles of P. vexillosa were compared using 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE), and they were then compared to those of the barnacle...
  22. pmc Phosphoproteome analysis during larval development and metamorphosis in the spionid polychaete Pseudopolydora vexillosa
    Kondethimmanahalli H Chandramouli
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Dev Biol 11:31. 2011
    ..A combination of affinity chromatography, 2D-PAGE, and mass spectrometry was used to identify the phosphoproteins in pre-competent larvae, competent larvae, and newly metamorphosed juveniles...
  23. doi request reprint Changes in the proteome and phosphoproteome expression in the bryozoan Bugula neritina larvae in response to the antifouling agent butenolide
    Pei Yuan Qian
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research Program, Section of Marine Ecology and Biotechnology, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, P R China
    Proteomics 10:3435-46. 2010
    ..Clearly, to design potent antifouling compounds and to understand the mode of action of compounds, more studies on the effects of different compounds on proteome and phosphoproteome of different larval species are required...
  24. doi request reprint Natural products as antifouling compounds: recent progress and future perspectives
    Pei Yuan Qian
    KAUST Global Partnership Program, Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Biofouling 26:223-34. 2010
    ..Finally, a perspective on the future of AF compound development is presented. The discussion is aimed at updating scientists and engineers on the current challenges facing AF research...
  25. pmc Differential expression of proteins and phosphoproteins during larval metamorphosis of the polychaete Capitella sp. I
    Kondethimmanahalli H Chandramouli
    KAUST Global Collaborative Research, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proteome Sci 9:51. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  26. pmc Vertical stratification of microbial communities in the Red Sea revealed by 16S rDNA pyrosequencing
    Pei Yuan Qian
    KAUST Global Collaborative Program, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    ISME J 5:507-18. 2011
    ..The depth-wise compositional variation in the microbial communities is attributable to their adaptations to the various environments in the Red Sea...
  27. pmc Effect of biofilm formation by Pseudoalteromonas spongiae on induction of larval settlement of the polychaete Hydroides elegans
    Yi Li Huang
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6284-8. 2007
    ..spongiae formed a well-developed biofilm, while the P-grown P. spongiae and the YPC-grown P. spongiae did not. We report here for the first time that bacterial biofilm formation was associated with its induction of larval settlement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Marine biofilms as mediators of colonization by marine macroorganisms: implications for antifouling and aquaculture
    P Y Qian
    Department of Biology and Coastal Marine Lab, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 9:399-410. 2007
    ....
  29. pmc Dependency on de novo protein synthesis and proteomic changes during metamorphosis of the marine bryozoan Bugula neritina
    Yue Him Wong
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong SAR
    Proteome Sci 8:25. 2010
    ..Differentially expressed proteins were identified by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry and their gene expression patterns were profiled using semi-quantitative real time PCR...
  30. ncbi request reprint Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'
    Ken W K Lau
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, S A R, P R China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1051-7. 2005
    ..The name Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is UST20020801(T) (=NRRL B-23963(T) = JCM 12287(T))...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fangia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel gammaproteobacterium of the order Thiotrichales isolated from coastal seawater of Hong Kong
    Ken W K Lau
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2665-9. 2007
    ..The name Fangia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is UST040201-002T (=JCM 14605T=NRRL B-41860T)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pseudoalteromonas spongiae sp. nov., a novel member of the gamma-Proteobacteria isolated from the sponge Mycale adhaerens in Hong Kong waters
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1593-6. 2005
    ..The name Pseudoalteromonas spongiae sp. nov. is proposed for this bacterium. The type strain is UST010723-006(T) (=NRRL B-41100(T)=JCM 12884(T))...
  33. ncbi request reprint Loktanella hongkongensis sp. nov., a novel member of the alpha-Proteobacteria originating from marine biofilms in Hong Kong waters
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2281-4. 2004
    ..The name Loktanella hongkongensis sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is UST950701-009P(T) (=NRRL B-41039(T)=JCM 12479(T)) and a morphovar is UST950701-009W (=NRRL B-41040=JCM 12480)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Winogradskyella poriferorum sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from a sponge in the Bahamas
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1589-92. 2005
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is UST030701-295(T) (=NRRL B-41101(T)=JCM 12885(T))...
  35. ncbi request reprint Shewanella irciniae sp. nov., a novel member of the family Shewanellaceae, isolated from the marine sponge Ircinia dendroides in the Bay of Villefranche, Mediterranean Sea
    On On Lee
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2871-7. 2006
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is UST040317-058(T) (=JCM 13528(T)=NRRL B-41466(T))...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gramella portivictoriae sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from marine sediment
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:2497-500. 2005
    ..The name Gramella portivictoriae sp. nov. is proposed for this bacterium, with UST040801-001T (=NRRL B-41137T [corrected] =JCM 13192T) as the type strain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Description of Fabibacter halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Roseivirga spongicola sp. nov., and reclassification of [Marinicola] seohaensis as Roseivirga seohaensis comb. nov
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1059-65. 2006
    ..The results of phylogenetic analyses in this study support the reclassification of [Marinicola] seohaensis as Roseivirga seohaensis comb. nov...
  38. ncbi request reprint Marinomonas ostreistagni sp. nov., isolated from a pearl-oyster culture pond in Sanya, Hainan Province, China
    Ken W K Lau
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR, P R China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2271-5. 2006
    ..A novel species with the name Marinomonas ostreistagni sp. nov. is proposed to accommodate this bacterium, with strain UST010306-043(T) (=JCM 13672(T)=NRRL B-41433(T)) as the type strain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Chemical control of bacterial epibiosis and larval settlement of Hydroides elegans in the red sponge Mycale adherens
    On On Lee
    Department of Biology Atmospheric, Marine and Coastal Environmental Program, University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Biofouling 19:171-80. 2003
    ..Organic solvent extracts of sponge tissue weakly inhibited growth of bacterial strains isolated from marine biofilms. A potential antifouling mechanism in the sponge M. adherens is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the phylum Bacteroidetes
    Ken W K Lau
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2317-22. 2006
    ..The name Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of Lishizhenia caseinilytica is UST040201-001(T) (=NRRL B-41434(T)=JCM 13821(T))...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of quorum-sensing blockers on the formation of marine microbial communities and larval attachment
    Sergey Dobretsov
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 60:177-88. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that QS blockers directly control the formation of multi-species biofilms, and indirectly - by means of biofilm properties - affect larval attachment on these modified biofilms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis in contrasting marine environments
    Rui Zhang
    Department of Biology and Coastal Marine Laboratory, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 65:169-78. 2008
    ..The biases associated with the choice of digestion enzymes needs to be evaluated carefully or at least to be addressed when using T-RFLP analysis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Presence of acyl-homoserine lactone in subtidal biofilm and the implication in larval behavioral response in the polychaete Hydroides elegans
    Yi Li Huang
    Coastal Marine Laboratory, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Microb Ecol 54:384-92. 2007
    ..The possible chemokinetic mechanism and indirect effects of AHLs on larval settlement are suggested...
  44. ncbi request reprint Consistent bacterial community structure associated with the surface of the sponge Mycale adhaerens bowerbank
    On On Lee
    Department of Biology Coastal Marine Laboratory, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Microb Ecol 52:693-707. 2006
    ..The occurrence of some unique bacterial types in the sponge-surface-associated communities over space and time suggests that the associations are consistent and specific...
  45. ncbi request reprint Gillisia myxillae sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from the marine sponge Myxilla incrustans
    On On Lee
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1795-9. 2006
    ..The name Gillisia myxillae sp. nov. is proposed, with UST050418-085(T) (=JCM 13564(T)=NRRL B-41416(T)) [corrected] as the type strain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Thalassococcus halodurans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halotolerant member of the Roseobacter clade isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria panicea at Friday Harbor, USA
    On On Lee
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:1919-24. 2007
    ..The name Thalassococcus halodurans gen. nov., sp. nov., is thus proposed. The type strain of Thalassococcus halodurans is UST050418-052(T) (=JCM 13833(T) =NRRL B-41465(T))...
  47. ncbi request reprint Stenothermobacter spongiae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from a marine sponge in the Bahamas, and emended description of Nonlabens tegetincola
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:181-5. 2006
    ..nov., sp. nov. The type strain is UST030701-156T (= NRRL B-41138T = JCM 13191T). Carbon-source utilization by N. tegetincola was re-examined and an emended description is therefore included...
  48. ncbi request reprint Particle-attached and free-living bacterial communities in a contrasting marine environment: Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
    Rui Zhang
    Department of Biology and Coastal Marine Laboratory, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 61:496-508. 2007
    ..The possible influences of dynamic pollution and hydrological conditions in the Victoria Harbor area on the particle-attached and free-living bacterial community structures were discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effect of agitation on violacein production in Pseudoalteromonas luteoviolacea isolated from a marine sponge
    L H Yang
    Department of Biology and Coastal Marine Laboratory, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Lett Appl Microbiol 44:625-30. 2007
    ..Experiments were designed to investigate the effect of agitation on the production of violacein by a marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas luteoviolacea...
  50. ncbi request reprint Induction of larval settlement in the serpulid polychaete Hydroides elegans (Haswell): role of bacterial extracellular polymers
    Stanley C Lau
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Biofouling 19:197-204. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, the results ascribe bacterial exopolymers the role of an indicator of substratum suitability and provide evidence that the polysaccharide moiety of exopolymers does not complement this effect...
  51. ncbi request reprint Nonlabens tegetincola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from a microbial mat in a subtropical estuary
    Stanley C K Lau
    Coastal Marine Laboratory Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:2279-83. 2005
    ..It is thus proposed that UST030701-324T represents a novel taxon designated Nonlabens tegetincola gen. nov., sp. nov. The type strain is UST030701-324T (=NRRL B-41136T=JCM 12886T)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Isolation of bacterial metabolites as natural inducers for larval settlement in the marine polychaete Hydroides elegans (Haswell)
    Tilmann Harder
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Biology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, SAR
    J Chem Ecol 28:2029-43. 2002
    ..The functional role of bacterial exopolymers as an adsorptive matrix for larval settlement signals is discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Viruses and flagellates sustain apparent richness and reduce biomass accumulation of bacterioplankton in coastal marine waters
    Rui Zhang
    Department of Biology and Coastal Marine Laboratory, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Environ Microbiol 9:3008-18. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Toxic effects of copper on larval development of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite
    Jian Wen Qiu
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Mar Pollut Bull 51:688-93. 2005
    ..The results were discussed with respect to the use of this species in toxicity tests...
  55. ncbi request reprint Novel antifoulants: inhibition of larval attachment by proteases
    Sergey Dobretsov
    Coastal Marine Laboratory, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 9:388-97. 2007
    ..neritina produced proteolytic enzymes, whereas most of the bacteria that formed inhibitive biofilms produced proteases. Our investigation demonstrated the potential use of proteolytic enzymes for antifouling defense...
  56. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and antilarval activity of deep-sea bacteria from sediments of the West Pacific Ocean
    Ying Xu
    Department of Biology Coastal Marine Laboratory, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Biofouling 23:131-7. 2007
    ..None of these metabolites showed significant toxicity. The crude extract of one deep-sea Streptomyces strain could completely inhibit larval settlement at a concentration of 25 microg ml(-1)...
  57. ncbi request reprint The spatial and temporal distribution of heavy metals in sediments of Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
    Chloe Wing Yee Tang
    Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Pollut Bull 57:816-25. 2008
    ..201-1.279). The data also indicated that the Pb in the harbour sediments most likely originated from mixed sources, including the leaded gasoline used in the past and other anthropogenic sources...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological induction of larval settlement and metamorphosis in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis L
    Sergey V Dobretsov
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Biofouling 19:57-63. 2003
    ..IBMX at 10(-6)-10(-4) M and L-DOPA at 10(-5) M are effective agents for induction of settlement and metamorphosis for future studies using juvenile M. edulis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cypris habitat selection facilitated by microbial films influences the vertical distribution of subtidal barnacle Balanus trigonus
    Vengatesen Thiyagarajan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Microb Ecol 51:431-40. 2006
    ..trigonus cyprids in subtidal habitat...
  60. ncbi request reprint Development of a marine subtidal epibiotic community in Hong Kong: implications for deployment of artificial reefs
    Jian Wen Qiu
    Atmospheric, Marine and Coastal Environment Program, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Biofouling 19:37-46. 2003
    ..The design of artificial reefs should focus more on other physical and economical aspects such as durability, flow dynamics, stability, cost, and effects on the ambient environment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Characterization of proteolytic bacteria from the Aleutian deep-sea and their proteases
    Hairong Xiong
    Coastal Marine Laboratory, Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 34:63-71. 2007
    ..De novo amino acid sequencing proved protease E1 to be a novel protein...
  62. ncbi request reprint Antifouling diketopiperazines produced by a deep-sea bacterium, Streptomyces fungicidicus
    Xiancui Li
    Department of Biology Coastal Marine Laboratory, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Biofouling 22:201-8. 2006
    ..Effective concentrations that inhibited 50% larval attachment (EC50) after 24 h ranged from 0.10- 0.27 mM. The data suggest that diketopiperazines and other compounds from deep-sea bacteria may be used as novel antifoulants...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cyclic AMP concentration and protein kinase A (PKA) gene expression at different developmental stages of the polychaete Hydroides elegans
    Hong Lei Li
    Atmospheric, Marine, and Coastal Environment Program and Coastal Marine Laboratory, Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 310:417-27. 2008
    ..Our results indicated that the IBMX-induced cAMP changes and the cAMP-dependent protein kinase gene may mediate larval development and settlement of H. elegans...
  64. doi request reprint An improved barnacle attachment inhibition assay
    Jian Wen Qiu
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Biofouling 24:259-66. 2008
    ..amphitrite attachment assay. By eliminating the air-water interface more robust quantitative assay results were obtained...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adrenoceptor compounds prevent the settlement of marine invertebrate larvae: Balanus amphitrite (Cirripedia), Bugula neritina (Bryozoa) and Hydroides elegans (Polychaeta)
    Hans Uwe Dahms
    Dept Biology CML Clearwater Bay Hong Kong University of Science and Technology KLN Hong Kong SAR China
    Biofouling 20:313-21. 2004
    ..This ability makes them particularly attractive as candidates for the development of slow-release carriers in antifouling paints...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of salinity on spawning and early development of the tube-building polychaete Hydroides elegans in Hong Kong: not just the sperm's fault?
    Jan A Pechenik
    Biology Department, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Biol Bull 212:151-60. 2007
    ..The results suggest that failure of early development at low salinity in this species in large part reflects an inability of newly fertilized eggs to complete meiosis and cleave, rather than simply a failure of fertilization...
  67. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance and plasmid profile of environmental isolates of Vibrio species from Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong
    Yanling Wang
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology, Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Ecotoxicology 15:371-8. 2006
    ..cholerae MP-1 while no plasmid was detected in the other two bacteria. This study suggests that Mai Po Nature Reserve harbors bacteria of unique characteristics that warrant further investigation...