Roderick Nigel Finn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Aquaporin evolution in fishes
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Institute of Biology, Bergen High Technology Center, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway
    Front Physiol 2:44. 2011
  2. pmc The zebrafish genome encodes the largest vertebrate repertoire of functional aquaporins with dual paralogy and substrate specificities similar to mammals
    Angèle Tingaud-Sequeira
    Laboratory of Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:38. 2010
  3. pmc Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene cluster
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Postbox 7803, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Evol Biol 9:2. 2009
  4. pmc Vertebrate vitellogenin gene duplication in relation to the "3R hypothesis": correlation to the pelagic egg and the oceanic radiation of teleosts
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 2:e169. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Vertebrate yolk complexes and the functional implications of phosvitins and other subdomains in vitellogenins
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Biol Reprod 76:926-35. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The maturational disassembly and differential proteolysis of paralogous vitellogenins in a marine pelagophil teleost: a conserved mechanism of oocyte hydration
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Biol Reprod 76:936-48. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The physiology and toxicology of salmonid eggs and larvae in relation to water quality criteria
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Aquat Toxicol 81:337-54. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Genomic and proteomic analyses reveal non-neofunctionalized vitellogenins in a basal clupeocephalan, the Atlantic herring, and point to the origin of maturational yolk proteolysis in marine teleosts
    Børge A Kristoffersen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Bergen, Norway
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1029-44. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleost
    Jelena Kolarevic
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten, Bergen, Norway
    Mol Reprod Dev 75:1011-20. 2008
  10. pmc Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in Arthropoda
    Jon Anders Stavang
    Sea Lice Research Centre, Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Genomics 16:618. 2015

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Publications18

  1. pmc Aquaporin evolution in fishes
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Institute of Biology, Bergen High Technology Center, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway
    Front Physiol 2:44. 2011
    ..We focus on teleosts as the main models, but include data available for other organisms to provide a broader perspective...
  2. pmc The zebrafish genome encodes the largest vertebrate repertoire of functional aquaporins with dual paralogy and substrate specificities similar to mammals
    Angèle Tingaud-Sequeira
    Laboratory of Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:38. 2010
    ..In mammals, thirteen aquaporins (AQP0-12) have been characterized, but in lower vertebrates, such as fish, the diversity, structure and substrate specificity of these membrane channel proteins are largely unknown...
  3. pmc Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene cluster
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Postbox 7803, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Evol Biol 9:2. 2009
    ..Earlier proposals for the existence of three forms of vertebrate vtgs present conflicting models for their origin and subsequent duplication...
  4. pmc Vertebrate vitellogenin gene duplication in relation to the "3R hypothesis": correlation to the pelagic egg and the oceanic radiation of teleosts
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 2:e169. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Vertebrate yolk complexes and the functional implications of phosvitins and other subdomains in vitellogenins
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Biol Reprod 76:926-35. 2007
    ..Similarly, the proteolytic inhibitory properties associated with the binding of factor VIII in humans suggest that Vwfd stabilizes Vtg during passage in the systemic circulation...
  6. ncbi request reprint The maturational disassembly and differential proteolysis of paralogous vitellogenins in a marine pelagophil teleost: a conserved mechanism of oocyte hydration
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Biol Reprod 76:936-48. 2007
    ..Based on the 3:1 (HhvtgAb:HhvtgAa) Yp expression ratio, each paralogue contributes approximately equal amounts of FAA to the organic osmolyte pool of the hydrating oocyte during maturation...
  7. ncbi request reprint The physiology and toxicology of salmonid eggs and larvae in relation to water quality criteria
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Aquat Toxicol 81:337-54. 2007
    ..Other syndromes (M74 and Cayuga) are now associated with thiamine deficiency. Where possible guidelines for water quality criteria are suggested...
  8. doi request reprint Genomic and proteomic analyses reveal non-neofunctionalized vitellogenins in a basal clupeocephalan, the Atlantic herring, and point to the origin of maturational yolk proteolysis in marine teleosts
    Børge A Kristoffersen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Bergen, Norway
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1029-44. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleost
    Jelena Kolarevic
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten, Bergen, Norway
    Mol Reprod Dev 75:1011-20. 2008
    ..In addition, although a beta'-component (approximately 18 kDa) is present in the oocytes, it is not fully degraded during the hydration process...
  10. pmc Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in Arthropoda
    Jon Anders Stavang
    Sea Lice Research Centre, Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Genomics 16:618. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Insect glycerol transporters evolved by functional co-option and gene replacement
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    1 Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Center, University of Bergen, PO Box 7803, N 5020 Bergen, Norway 2 Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1870 Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway
    Nat Commun 6:7814. 2015
    ..Integration of phanerozoic climate models suggests that these events were associated with the emergence of complete metamorphosis and the unparalleled radiation of insects. ..
  12. doi request reprint Short-term, but not long-term feed restriction causes differential expression of leptins in Atlantic salmon
    Anne Grethe Gamst Moen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Centre, Bergen, Norway
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 183:83-8. 2013
    ..These data reveal that short-term feed restriction causes a latent (6-9h) upregulation of lepa-type genes in the fatty tissues of Atlantic salmon, a finding that contrasts the mammalian response...
  13. pmc Mitochondrial aquaporin-8-mediated hydrogen peroxide transport is essential for teleost spermatozoon motility
    François Chauvigné
    1 Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries IRTA Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, 08003 Barcelona, Spain 2 Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Sci Rep 5:7789. 2015
    ..These findings reveal a previously unknown detoxification mechanism in spermatozoa under hypertonic conditions, whereby mitochondrial Aqp8b-mediated H2O2 efflux permits fuel production and the maintenance of flagellar motility. ..
  14. pmc The pH sensitivity of Aqp0 channels in tetraploid and diploid teleosts
    François Chauvigné
    Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries IRTA Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Barcelona, Spain and Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, Bergen, Norway
    FASEB J 29:2172-84. 2015
    ..The data suggest that the alkaline pH sensitivity is a conserved trait in teleost Aqp0 a-type channels, whereas mammalian AQP0 and some teleost Aqp0 b-type channels display an acidic pH permeation preference...
  15. ncbi request reprint In vivo oocyte hydration in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus); proteolytic liberation of free amino acids, and ion transport, are driving forces for osmotic water influx
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
    J Exp Biol 205:211-24. 2002
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Ontogeny of energy homeostatic pathways via neuroendocrine signaling in Atlantic salmon
    Anne Grethe Gamst Moen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Norway
    Dev Neurobiol 70:649-58. 2010
    ..By integrating theses data into an ontogenetic model, we suggest that the mediation of Atlantic salmon energy homeostatic pathways via endocrine and neuropeptide signaling retains putative features of the mammalian system...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evolution and functional diversity of aquaporins
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, Norway Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway and
    Biol Bull 229:6-23. 2015
    ..Finally, we discuss the origins of four major grades of aquaporins in Eukaryota, together with the increasing repertoires of aquaporins in vertebrates. ..
  18. pmc The lineage-specific evolution of aquaporin gene clusters facilitated tetrapod terrestrial adaptation
    Roderick Nigel Finn
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e113686. 2014
    ..We thus conclude that the divergence of sarcopterygian-specific aquaporin gene clusters was permissive for the evolution of water conservation mechanisms that facilitated tetrapod terrestrial adaptation. ..