Nile tilapia


Alias: Oreochromis niloticus, Oreochromis nilotica, Tilapia nilotica, Oreochromis nilonica, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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  1. Rentier Delrue F, Swennen D, Prunet P, Lion M, Martial J. Tilapia prolactin: molecular cloning of two cDNAs and expression in Escherichia coli. DNA. 1989;8:261-70 pubmed
    We have isolated cDNA clones encoding tilapia prolactin (tiPRL) from a cDNA library prepared from tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) anterior pituitary glands...
  2. Carleton K, Kocher T. Cone opsin genes of african cichlid fishes: tuning spectral sensitivity by differential gene expression. Mol Biol Evol. 2001;18:1540-50 pubmed
    ..and 569 nm), we sequenced cone opsin genes from these species as well as Labeotropheus fuelleborni and Oreochromis niloticus. These cichlids have five distinct classes of cone opsin genes, including two unique SWS-2 genes...
  3. Senthilkumaran B, Sudhakumari C, Chang X, Kobayashi T, Oba Y, Guan G, et al. Ovarian carbonyl reductase-like 20beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase shows distinct surge in messenger RNA expression during natural and gonadotropin-induced meiotic maturation in nile tilapia. Biol Reprod. 2002;67:1080-6 pubmed
    ..17alpha,20beta-DP) was identified as the maturation-inducing hormone of several teleosts, including Nile tilapia. A cDNA encoding 20beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (20beta-HSD), the enzyme that converts 17alpha-..
  4. Chang X, Kobayashi T, Senthilkumaran B, Kobayashi Kajura H, Sudhakumari C, Nagahama Y. Two types of aromatase with different encoding genes, tissue distribution and developmental expression in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2005;141:101-15 pubmed publisher
    We isolated a novel type of aromatase cDNA from a Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) ovary cDNA library...
  5. Zhou L, Wang D, Senthilkumaran B, Yoshikuni M, Shibata Y, Kobayashi T, et al. Cloning, expression and characterization of three types of 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases from the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. J Mol Endocrinol. 2005;35:103-16 pubmed publisher
    ..17beta-HSD1, 17beta-HSD8 and putative 17beta-HSD12) were cloned and characterized from the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The cloned cDNAs of 17beta-HSD type 1, 8 and 12 were 1504, 1006 and 1930 bp long, with open reading ..
  6. Shirak A, Seroussi E, Cnaani A, Howe A, Domokhovsky R, Zilberman N, et al. Amh and Dmrta2 genes map to tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) linkage group 23 within quantitative trait locus regions for sex determination. Genetics. 2006;174:1573-81 pubmed
    ..Cyp19 was mapped to LG1 far from a previously reported QTL region for sex determination on this chromosome. Seven other candidate genes mapped to LG4, -11, -12, -14, and -17. ..
  7. Wang L, Liang X, Liao W, Lei L, Han B. Structural and functional characterization of microcystin detoxification-related liver genes in a phytoplanktivorous fish, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2006;144:216-27 pubmed publisher
    ..LPS) exposure via intraperitoneal injection, was determined in a phytoplanktivorous fish, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  8. Le Pabic P, Stellwag E, Brothers S, Scemama J. Comparative analysis of Hox paralog group 2 gene expression during Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) embryonic development. Dev Genes Evol. 2007;217:749-58 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, we present the cloning and expression analysis of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Hox PG2 genes and show that all three genes are expressed in the hindbrain and in PA2...
  9. Wang D, Senthilkumaran B, Sudhakumari C, Sakai F, Matsuda M, Kobayashi T, et al. Molecular cloning, gene expression and characterization of the third estrogen receptor of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2005;31:255-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Present study describes the cloning of the third estrogen receptor, ER- beta2, from the Nile tilapia by EST sequencing coupled microarray. The cloned ER-beta2 showed 77...

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  1. He A, Luo Y, Yang H, Liu L, Li S, Wang C. Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and Blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus): genome characterization and phylogeny applications. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:2015-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Cichlid fishes have played an important role in evolutionary biology and aquaculture industry. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus), the useful models in ..
  2. Zhang L, Sun C, Ye X, Zou S, Lu M, Liu Z, et al. Characterization of four heat-shock protein genes from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and demonstration of the inducible transcriptional activity of Hsp70 promoter. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2014;40:221-33 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified four Hsps in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), which display conserved Hsp characteristics in their predicted amino acid sequences...
  3. Tanomman S, Ketudat Cairns M, Jangprai A, Boonanuntanasarn S. Characterization of fatty acid delta-6 desaturase gene in Nile tilapia and heterogenous expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2013;166:148-56 pubmed publisher
    Fatty acid delta-6 desaturase (fads2)-like gene from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) was characterized and designated as oni-fads2. The Oni-FADS2 showed the typical structure of microsomal FADS2...
  4. Bhat N, Hong Y. Cloning and expression of boule and dazl in the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Gene. 2014;540:140-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report the cloning and expression of boule and dazl in the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), an important aquaculture fish...
  5. Kwon J, McAndrew B, Penman D. Cloning of brain aromatase gene and expression of brain and ovarian aromatase genes during sexual differentiation in genetic male and female Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Mol Reprod Dev. 2001;59:359-70 pubmed publisher
    A brain aromatase gene was identified from the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. The cDNA sequence of this gene differed from that of the ovarian aromatase gene previously reported from this species...
  6. Wang D, Kobayashi T, Senthilkumaran B, Sakai F, Sudhakumari C, Suzuki T, et al. Molecular cloning of DAX1 and SHP cDNAs and their expression patterns in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002;297:632-40 pubmed
    ..encoding 296 and 258 amino acid residues, respectively, as well as SHP partial gene fragment, were cloned from Nile tilapia. Phylogenetic analyses of DAX1s, SHPs, and homologous EST fragments indicate that DAX1 and SHP are conserved in ..
  7. Ma X, Liu X, Zhang Y, Zhu P, Ye W, Lin H. Two growth hormone receptors in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): molecular characterization, tissue distribution and expression profiles in the gonad during the reproductive cycle. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;147:325-39 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, two cDNAs encoding GHR were isolated from the liver of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  8. Wang D, Jiao B, Hu C, Huang X, Liu Z, Cheng C. Discovery of a gonad-specific IGF subtype in teleost. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008;367:336-41 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings highlight the importance of this novel IGF in teleost gonadal development and reproduction. ..
  9. Senthilkumaran B, Sudhakumari C, Wang D, Sreenivasulu G, Kobayashi T, Kobayashi H, et al. Novel 3beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases from gonads of the Nile tilapia: phylogenetic significance and expression during reproductive cycle. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2009;299:146-52 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we report cloning of two novel 3beta-HSDs and two variants from gonads of the Nile tilapia. 3beta-HSD cDNAs encode two peptides of 375 (3beta-HSD type-I/variant 1) and 367 (3beta-HSD type-II/variant 1) ..
  10. Zhang W, Zhou L, Senthilkumaran B, Huang B, Sudhakumari C, Kobayashi T, et al. Molecular cloning of two isoforms of 11beta-hydroxylase and their expressions in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010;165:34-41 pubmed publisher
    ..e. P450(11beta)-1 and P450(11beta)-2 cDNAs were cloned from the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. They were 1614 and 1227bp in length with open reading frames encoding proteins of 537 and 408 amino acids,..
  11. Liu F, Sun F, Li J, Xia J, Lin G, Tu R, et al. A microsatellite-based linkage map of salt tolerant tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus x Oreochromis spp.) and mapping of sex-determining loci. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:58 pubmed publisher
    ..The DNA markers linked to the sex-determining loci could be used in the selection of YY males for breeding all-male populations of salt tolerant tilapia, as well as in studies on mechanisms of sex determination in fish. ..
  12. Yoshiura Y, Senthilkumaran B, Watanabe M, Oba Y, Kobayashi T, Nagahama Y. Synergistic expression of Ad4BP/SF-1 and cytochrome P-450 aromatase (ovarian type) in the ovary of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, during vitellogenesis suggests transcriptional interaction. Biol Reprod. 2003;68:1545-53 pubmed publisher
    ..ovarian cytochrome P-450 aromatase (oP450arom) gene expression was investigated using ovarian follicles of the Nile tilapia, possessing an average 14-day spawning cycle...
  13. Jiang J, Wang D, Senthilkumaran B, Kobayashi T, Kobayashi H, Yamaguchi A, et al. Isolation, characterization and expression of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 cDNAs from the testes of Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). J Mol Endocrinol. 2003;31:305-15 pubmed
    The Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11beta-HSD2) cDNAs were isolated from their respective testes cDNA libraries...
  14. Wang D, Kobayashi T, Zhou L, Nagahama Y. Molecular cloning and gene expression of Foxl2 in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2004;320:83-9 pubmed
    A Foxl2 cDNA was cloned from the Nile tilapia ovary by RT-PCR and subsequent RACE...
  15. Spady T, Seehausen O, Loew E, Jordan R, Kocher T, Carleton K. Adaptive molecular evolution in the opsin genes of rapidly speciating cichlid species. Mol Biol Evol. 2005;22:1412-22 pubmed publisher
    ..This work also begins to demonstrate the molecular evolutionary dynamics of cichlid visual sensitivity and its relationship to the photic environment...
  16. Jiao B, Huang X, Chan C, Zhang L, Wang D, Cheng C. The co-existence of two growth hormone receptors in teleost fish and their differential signal transduction, tissue distribution and hormonal regulation of expression in seabream. J Mol Endocrinol. 2006;36:23-40 pubmed
    ..also cloned the sequences of both GHR subtypes from two other fish species, namely the Southern catfish and the Nile tilapia. Phylogenetic analysis of known GHR sequences from various vertebrates revealed that fish GHRs cluster into two ..
  17. Zhou L, Wang D, Kobayashi T, Yano A, Paul Prasanth B, Suzuki A, et al. A novel type of P450c17 lacking the lyase activity is responsible for C21-steroid biosynthesis in the fish ovary and head kidney. Endocrinology. 2007;148:4282-91 pubmed publisher
  18. Huang X, Jiao B, Fung C, Zhang Y, Ho W, Chan C, et al. The presence of two distinct prolactin receptors in seabream with different tissue distribution patterns, signal transduction pathways and regulation of gene expression by steroid hormones. J Endocrinol. 2007;194:373-92 pubmed
    ..Subsequently, two cDNA sequences corresponding to two PRLRs were identified in black seabream and Nile tilapia. Phylogenetic analysis of PRLR sequences in various vertebrates indicated that the coexistence of two PRLRs in ..
  19. Lee B, Howe A, Conte M, D Cotta H, Pepey E, Baroiller J, et al. An EST resource for tilapia based on 17 normalized libraries and assembly of 116,899 sequence tags. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:278 pubmed publisher
    ..We generated 116,899 ESTs from 17 normalized and two non-normalized cDNA libraries representing 16 tissues from tilapia, a cichlid fish widely used in aquaculture and biological research...
  20. Abdelkhalek N, Eissa I, Ahmed E, Kilany O, El Adl M, Dawood M, et al. Protective role of dietary Spirulina platensis against diazinon-induced Oxidative damage in Nile tilapia; Oreochromis niloticus. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017;54:99-104 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 1% Spiurolina platensis (SP) diet against the sub-acute toxicity of diazinon (DZN) 0.28mg/L in Nile tilapia. At the end of experiment after 28days, hepatic and renal damage markers (aspartate transaminase, alanine ..
  21. Ubuka T, Tsutsui K. Evolution of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor and its ligand. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014;209:148-61 pubmed publisher
    ..and zebra finch), one reptile (green anole), one amphibian (Western clawed flog), six fishes (zebrafish, Nile tilapia, Fugu, coelacanth, spotted gar, and lamprey), one hemichordate (acorn worm), one echinoderm (purple sea urchin),..
  22. Senthilkumaran B, Sudhakumari C, Mamta S, Raghuveer K, Swapna I, Murugananthkumar R. "Brain sex differentiation" in teleosts: Emerging concepts with potential biomarkers. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2015;220:33-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Presence of seabream (sb) GnRH immunoreactivity (ir-) in the brain of XY Nile tilapia was found as early as 5days post hatch (dph) followed by qualitative reduction in the preoptic area-..
  23. Mu L, Yin X, Xiao Y, Bian X, Yang Y, Wu L, et al. A C-type lectin (CL11X1-like) from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is involved in host defense against bacterial infection. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;84:230-240 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a CL11X1-like collectin (OnCL11X1) was identified from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and characterized at expression and agglutination functional levels...
  24. Abarike E, Cai J, Lu Y, Yu H, Chen L, Jian J, et al. Effects of a commercial probiotic BS containing Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis on growth, immune response and disease resistance in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;82:229-238 pubmed publisher
    ..its efficacy and the dose necessary to improve growth, immune response, and disease resistance in tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish (53.01 ± 1...
  25. Dos Santos C, Cavalcante A, Hauser Davis R, Lopes R, Mattos R. Effects of sub-lethal and chronic lead concentrations on blood and liver ALA-D activity and hematological parameters in Nile tilapia. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2016;129:250-6 pubmed publisher
    ..dehydratase (ALA-D) inhibition by exposure to sub-lethal lead concentrations over time in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were investigated...
  26. Tao Y, Qiang J, Yin G, Xu P, Shi Q, Bao J. Identification and characterization of lipid metabolism-related microRNAs in the liver of genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus) by deep sequencing. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;69:227-235 pubmed publisher
    ..Genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus), an important aquaculture species in China, is susceptible to hepatic steatosis when reared in intensive ..
  27. Jiang Q, Zhang Q, Lian A, Xu Y. Irisin stimulates gonadotropins gene expression in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) pituitary cells. Anim Reprod Sci. 2017;185:140-147 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide evidence that irisin may serve as a novel intrapituitary factor maintaining gonadotropins gene expression in tilapia pituitary. ..
  28. Velázquez J, Acosta J, Lugo J, Reyes E, Herrera F, Gonzalez O, et al. Discovery of immunoglobulin T in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): A potential molecular marker to understand mucosal immunity in this species. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;88:124-136 pubmed publisher
    ..Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is extensively cultivated worldwide, with a strong established market demand...
  29. Parhar I, Ogawa S, Hamada T, Sakuma Y. Single-cell real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction of immunofluorescently identified neurons of gonadotropin-releasing hormone subtypes in cichlid fish. Endocrinology. 2003;144:3297-300 pubmed
    ..of GnRH subtypes in individual neurons harvested from the brain of mature and immature males of tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The levels of GnRH1 mRNA per cell and the percentage of neurons expressing GnRH1 transcripts exceeding 0...
  30. Sarker P, Yossa R, Karanth S, Ekker M, Vandenberg G. Influences of dietary biotin and avidin on growth, survival, deficiency syndrome and hepatic gene expression of juvenile Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2012;38:1183-1193 pubmed publisher
    ..A broken-line analysis indicated that feeding tilapia a diet with 44.5 times more avidin than the dietary biotin requirement can induce deficiency syndromes including retarded growth, when analyzing the data of percentage weight gain. ..
  31. Melo R, Martins Y, Luz R, Rizzo E, Bazzoli N. PCNA and apoptosis during post-spawning ovarian remodeling in the teleost Oreochromis niloticus. Tissue Cell. 2015;47:541-9 pubmed publisher
    ..cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and apoptosis during ovarian remodeling after spawning in the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Breeding females were kept in controlled conditions and ovary samples were collected weekly for TUNEL ..
  32. Ting C, Chen Y, Wu C, Chen J. Targeting FOSB with a cationic antimicrobial peptide, TP4, for treatment of triple-negative breast cancer. Oncotarget. 2016;7:40329-40347 pubmed publisher
    ..a cationic antimicrobial peptide (CAP), tilapia piscidin 4 (TP4), which was derived from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), is selectively toxic to TNBC...
  33. Oluoch Otiego J, Oyoo Okoth E, Kiptoo K, Chemoiwa E, Ngugi C, Simiyu G, et al. PCBs in fish and their cestode parasites in Lake Victoria. Environ Monit Assess. 2016;188:483 pubmed publisher
    ..28, 52, 101, 118, 138, 153, and 180) in sediment and fish (Oreochromis niloticus, Lates niloticus, and Rastrineobola argentea) and evaluated the potential of cestode fish endoparasite (..
  34. Meng S, Qiu L, Hu G, Fan L, Song C, Zheng Y, et al. Responses and recovery pattern of sex steroid hormones in testis of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) exposed to sublethal concentration of methomyl. Ecotoxicology. 2016;25:1805-1811 pubmed
    ..Recovery data showed that the effects produced by the lower concentration of 20??g/L were reversible but the effects were not reversible at the higher concentration of 200??g/L. ..
  35. Oliveira V, Assis C, Costa H, Silva R, Santos J, Carvalho L, et al. Aluminium sulfate exposure: A set of effects on hydrolases from brain, muscle and digestive tract of juvenile Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017;191:101-108 pubmed publisher
    ..the in vivo and in vitro effects of aluminium sulfate on the activity of enzymes from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): brain acetylcholinesterase (AChE), muscle cholinesterases (AChE-like and BChE-like activities), pepsin, ..
  36. Peterson E, Cline M, Moore E, Roberts N, Roberts R. Genetic sex determination in Astatotilapia calliptera, a prototype species for the Lake Malawi cichlid radiation. Naturwissenschaften. 2017;104:41 pubmed publisher
    ..of genetic markers and sex produce a broad genetic interval of approximately 26 megabases (Mb) using the Nile tilapia genome to orient markers; however, we note that the marker with the strongest association with sex is near a ..
  37. Jaglarz A, Gurgul A, Leigh W, Costa J, Thompson K. Complete Genome Sequences of Three Fish-Associated Streptococcus agalactiae Isolates. Genome Announc. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    ..agalactiae) serotype Ib isolates obtained from tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) farmed at sites in Honduras, Costa Rica, and the United States...
  38. Honda A, Chigwechokha P, Kamada Futagami Y, Komatsu M, Shiozaki K. Unique nuclear localization of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Neu4 sialidase is regulated by nuclear transport receptor importin ?/?. Biochimie. 2018;149:92-104 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, Nile tilapia was chosen for the characterization of Neu4 polypeptide considering that it is one of the major cultured fish ..
  39. Liang F, He H, Zhang C, Xu X, Zeng Z, Yuan J, et al. Molecular cloning and functional characterization of cathepsin B from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;116:71-83 pubmed publisher
    ..CatB from teleosts participating in immunoregulation remains poorly understood; and the sequence of CatB from Nile tilapia (NtCatB) has not been cloned and characterized...
  40. Abu Elala N, Abdelsalam M, Marouf S, Setta A. Comparative analysis of virulence genes, antibiotic resistance and gyrB-based phylogeny of motile Aeromonas species isolates from Nile tilapia and domestic fowl. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2015;61:429-36 pubmed publisher
  41. Li W, Wang H, He R, Li Y, Su Y, Li A. Major surfome and secretome profile of Streptococcus agalactiae from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): Insight into vaccine development. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;55:737-46 pubmed publisher
    ..agalactiae strain THN0901, which was isolated from tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), was treated with proteinase K to cleave surface-exposed proteins, which were identified by liquid ..
  42. Laith A, Mazlan A, Effendy A, Ambak M, Nurhafizah W, Alia A, et al. Effect of Excoecaria agallocha on non-specific immune responses and disease resistance of Oreochromis niloticus against Streptococcus agalactiae. Res Vet Sci. 2017;112:192-200 pubmed publisher
    ..evaluate the effects of Excoecaria agallocha leaf extracts on immune mechanisms and resistance of tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, after challenge with Streptococcus agalactiae. Fish were divided into 6 groups; groups 1-5 fed with E...
  43. Zheng Y, Wu W, Hu G, Qiu L, Meng S, Song C, et al. Gut microbiota analysis of juvenile genetically improved farmed tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) by dietary supplementation of different resveratrol concentrations. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;77:200-207 pubmed publisher
    The genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus) is cultured widely for production of freshwater fish in China, while streptococcosis, likely related to pathogenic infections, occurs frequently in juvenile, mother, ..
  44. Zhu H, Liu Z, Lu M, Gao F, Ke X, Huang Z. Screening and identification of microsatellite markers associated with cold tolerance in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:10308-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the late 1990s, several strains of Nile tilapia have been domesticated to improve the ability to adapt to low temperatures...
  45. Saputra F, Shiu Y, Chen Y, Puspitasari A, Danata R, Liu C, et al. Dietary supplementation with xylanase-expressing B. amyloliquefaciens R8 improves growth performance and enhances immunity against Aeromonas hydrophila in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;58:397-405 pubmed publisher
    ..amyloliquefaciens and xylanase-expressing B. amyloliquefaciens R8 on the growth of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and immunity against Aeromonas hydrophila were evaluated...
  46. Ning L, He A, Lu D, Li J, Qiao F, Li D, et al. Nutritional background changes the hypolipidemic effects of fenofibrate in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Sci Rep. 2017;7:41706 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present two-phase study of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), fish were first fed a HFD (13% fat) or low-fat diet (LFD; 1% fat) diet for 10 weeks, and then fish from ..
  47. Pan H, Li L, Li J, Wang W, Limbu S, Degrace P, et al. Inhibited fatty acid β-oxidation impairs stress resistance ability in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;68:500-508 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) was fed with mildronate, an inhibitor of mitochondrial fatty acid (FA) β-oxidation, for six weeks ..
  48. Firidin G. Oxidative Stress Parameters, Induction of Lipid Peroxidation, and ATPase Activity in the Liver and Kidney of Oreochromis niloticus Exposed to Lead and Mixtures of Lead and Zinc. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2018;100:477-484 pubmed publisher
    ..lead?+?zinc (Zn) combination on the oxidative stress, total ATPase and Pb accumulation in the tissues of Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758). The fish were exposed to 0.1 mg/L Pb (T1), 1.0 mg/L Pb (T2) and mixtures of 0...
  49. Yang G, Song Q, Sun C, Qin J, Jia J, Yuan X, et al. Ctrp9 and adiponectin receptors in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): Molecular cloning, tissue distribution and effects on reproductive genes. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;265:160-173 pubmed publisher
    ..As a first step, Ctrp9, adiponectin receptor 1 (Adipor1) and Adipor2 were identified from Nile tilapia. The open reading frame (ORF) of ctrp9 was 1020?bp which encoded a 339 amino acids...
  50. Ber R, Daniel V. Sequence analysis suggests a recent duplication of the growth hormone-encoding gene in Tilapia nilotica. Gene. 1993;125:143-50 pubmed
    The sequence of two growth hormone(GH)-encoding genes from tilapia fish (Tilapia nilotica) is reported. Our data indicate that the presence of two GH in the tilapia genome is a consequence of a relatively recent duplication event...
  51. Praveen K, Evans D, Jaso Friedmann L. Constitutive expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in cytotoxic cells of teleosts and its role in regulation of cell-mediated cytotoxicity. Mol Immunol. 2006;43:279-91 pubmed
    ..A cDNA coding for TNF was cloned and sequenced from NCC purified from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  52. Hassanin A, Kaminishi Y, Funahashi A, Itakura T. Cytochrome P450 1C1 complementary DNA cloning, sequence analysis and constitutive expression induced by benzo-a-pyrene in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquat Toxicol. 2012;109:17-24 pubmed publisher
    ..this study, a new complementary DNA of the CYP1C subfamily encoding CYP1C1 was isolated from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) liver after intracoelomic injection with benzo-a-pyrene (BaP)...
  53. Wessels S, Sharifi R, Luehmann L, Rueangsri S, Krause I, Pach S, et al. Allelic variant in the anti-Müllerian hormone gene leads to autosomal and temperature-dependent sex reversal in a selected Nile tilapia line. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e104795 pubmed publisher
    ..and genetic factors hampers disentangling the complex sex determination mechanism in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  54. Santos D, Falcão A, Luzio A, Fontaínhas Fernandes A, Monteiro S. Neuroendocrine and Eosinophilic Granule Cells in the Gills of Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus: Effects of Waterborne Copper Exposure. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2015;69:566-76 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present work, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were exposed for 21 days to nominal concentrations of Cu (40 and 400 µg L(-1))...
  55. Ates M, Demir V, Arslan Z, Kaya H, Yılmaz S, Camas M. Chronic exposure of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to iron oxide nanoparticles: Effects of particle morphology on accumulation, elimination, hematology and immune responses. Aquat Toxicol. 2016;177:22-32 pubmed publisher
    ..gamma iron oxide nanoparticles (?-Fe2O3 and ?-Fe2O3 NPs) were investigated through exposure of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to 0.1, 0.5 and 1.0mg/L (9.2×10(-4), 4.6×10(-3) and 9.2×10(-3)mM) aqueous suspensions for 60days...
  56. Abo Norag M, El Shenawy A, Fadl S, Abdo W, Gad D, Rashed M, et al. Effect of phytase enzyme on growth performance, serum biochemical alteration, immune response and gene expression in Nile tilapia. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;80:97-108 pubmed publisher
    ..hydrophila challenged fish. A total of 240 monosex males of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) with an average body weight of 23.19 ± 0.15 g/fish were used...
  57. Wang Y, Huang H, Tsai M, Wang P, Jiang B, Chen S. Phosphoglycerate kinase enhanced immunity of the whole cell of Streptococcus agalactiae in tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2014;41:250-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results suggested the combinations of recombinant protein and whole cell may elicit immune responses that reach greater protection than that of individual S. agalactiae components. ..
  58. Pakingking R, Palma P, Usero R. Quantitative and qualitative analyses of the bacterial microbiota of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) cultured in earthen ponds in the Philippines. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;31:265-75 pubmed publisher
    ..composition of the bacterial microbiota in the rearing water, sediment, gills and intestines of tilapia Oreochromis niloticus collected every 2 weeks from Day 30 to Day 120 after stocking for grow-out culture in 6 earthen brackish ..
  59. Deng J, Mai K, Chen L, Mi H, Zhang L. Effects of replacing soybean meal with rubber seed meal on growth, antioxidant capacity, non-specific immune response, and resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × O. aureus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;44:436-44 pubmed publisher
    ..antioxidant capacity, non-specific immune response and resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × Oreochromis aureus)...
  60. Kayansamruaj P, Pirarat N, Kondo H, Hirono I, Rodkhum C. Genomic comparison between pathogenic Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from Nile tilapia in Thailand and fish-derived ST7 strains. Infect Genet Evol. 2015;36:307-314 pubmed publisher
    ..The close phylogenetic relationship between the fish ST7 strains suggests that these strains were derived from a common ancestor and have diverged in different geographical regions and in different hosts. ..
  61. Pereira T, Boscolo C, Felício A, Batlouni S, Schlenk D, de Almeida E. Estrogenic activities of diuron metabolites in female Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Chemosphere. 2016;146:497-502 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies in male Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) indicated that diuron may have anti-androgenic activity augmented by biotransformation...
  62. Sun R, Luo X, Tang B, Li Z, Wang T, Tao L, et al. Persistent halogenated compounds in fish from rivers in the Pearl River Delta, South China: Geographical pattern and implications for anthropogenic effects on the environment. Environ Res. 2016;146:371-8 pubmed publisher
    Three fish species, mud carp (Cirrhinus molitorella), tilapia (Tilapia nilotica), and plecostomus (Hypostomus plecostomus), from rivers in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) were analyzed for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and its metabolites (..
  63. Abdel Khalek A, Badran S, Marie M. Toxicity evaluation of copper oxide bulk and nanoparticles in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, using hematological, bioaccumulation and histological biomarkers. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2016;42:1225-36 pubmed publisher
    ..aimed to provide a comparable toxicological effects of nano-CuO and bulk CuO on a common freshwater fish, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish were exposed to two selected doses (1/10 and 1/20 of the LC50/96 h) of both nano-/bulk CuO for 30..
  64. Alsaggaf M, Moussa S, Tayel A. Application of fungal chitosan incorporated with pomegranate peel extract as edible coating for microbiological, chemical and sensorial quality enhancement of Nile tilapia fillets. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017;99:499-505 pubmed publisher
    ..Ch), from Aspergillus niger, and pomegranate peel extract (PPE), in coating films for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fillets preservation ?and maintaining their microbiological, chemical and sensorial quality during cooled ..
  65. Tao Y, Qiang J, Bao J, Li H, Yin G, Xu P, et al. miR-205-5p negatively regulates hepatic acetyl-CoA carboxylase β mRNA in lipid metabolism of Oreochromis niloticus. Gene. 2018;660:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..little is known about the potential role of miR-205-5p in genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus)...
  66. Doan H, Hoseinifar S, Elumalai P, Tongsiri S, Chitmanat C, Jaturasitha S, et al. Effects of orange peels derived pectin on innate immune response, disease resistance and growth performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) cultured under indoor biofloc system. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;80:56-62 pubmed publisher
    ..niloticus cultured under indoor biofloc system. Six hundred Nile tilapia (average weight 9.09 ± 0...
  67. Abbassy M. Distribution pattern of persistent organic pollutants in aquatic ecosystem at the Rosetta Nile branch estuary into the Mediterranean Sea, North of Delta, Egypt. Mar Pollut Bull. 2018;131:115-121 pubmed publisher
    ..distribution pattern of persistent organic pollutants in water, sediment and aquatic biota represented by Oreochromis niloticus and Donax trunculus at the Rosetta Nile branch estuary...
  68. Carvalho P, Yamamoto F, Barros M, Gatlin Iii D. l-glutamine in vitro supplementation enhances Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) leukocyte function. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;80:592-599 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, specific components of both innate and adaptive immune systems of Nile tilapia were evaluated after supplementing Gln to cell culture media...
  69. Abdel Tawwab M, Wafeek M. Influence of water temperature and waterborne cadmium toxicity on growth performance and metallothionein-cadmium distribution in different organs of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.). J Therm Biol. 2014;45:157-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.), (26.0 ± 0.38 g) were reared at 20, 24, 28, or 32 °C and exposed to 0.0 or 0...
  70. Iwegbue C, Tesi G, Overah L, Bassey F, Nwadukwe F, Martincigh B. Concentrations and profiles of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in some popular fish species in Nigeria. J Food Prot. 2015;78:554-60 pubmed publisher
    ..6 μg kg(-1) for Parachanna obscura (African snake head), 6.8 to 532.3 μg kg(-1) for Oreochromis niloticus (tilapia), 7.4 to 91.1 μg kg(-1) for Gymnarchus niloticus (Asa), 13.1 to 34...
  71. Kaneko H, Ijiri S, Kobayashi T, Izumi H, Kuramochi Y, Wang D, et al. Gonadal soma-derived factor (gsdf), a TGF-beta superfamily gene, induces testis differentiation in the teleost fish Oreochromis niloticus. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015;415:87-99 pubmed publisher
    The Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, is a gonochoristic teleost fish with an XX/XY genetic system and is an excellent model for gonadal sex differentiation...
  72. El Sayed Y, El Gazzar A, el Nahas A, Ashry K. Vitamin C modulates cadmium-induced hepatic antioxidants' gene transcripts and toxicopathic changes in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:1664-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The adult Nile tilapia fish were exposed to Cd at 5 mg/l with and without vitamin C (500 mg/kg diet) for 45 days in addition ..
  73. Dor L, Shirak A, Rosenfeld H, Ashkenazi I, Band M, Korol A, et al. Identification of the sex-determining region in flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus). Anim Genet. 2016;47:698-707 pubmed publisher
    ..Deep-sequencing data of a single male was assembled and aligned to the genome of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). A total 245 M...
  74. Ismail M, Syafiq M, Siti Zahrah A, Fahmi S, Shahidan H, Hanan Y, et al. The effect of feed-based vaccination on tilapia farm endemic for streptococcosis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;60:21-24 pubmed publisher
    ..A total of 9000 red tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus × Oreochromis mossambicus of 100 ± 20 g were divided into 9 cages...
  75. Bordieri L, Bonaccorsi di Patti M, Miele R, Cioni C. Partial cloning of neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) cDNA and regional distribution of nNOS mRNA in the central nervous system of the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2005;142:123-33 pubmed
    ..NOS complementary DNA (cDNA) was partially cloned by RT-PCR from the brain of a teleost, the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), using degenerate primers against conserved regions of NOS...
  76. Iwashita M, Nakandakare I, Terhune J, Wood T, Ranzani Paiva M. Dietary supplementation with Bacillus subtilis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Aspergillus oryzae enhance immunity and disease resistance against Aeromonas hydrophila and Streptococcus iniae infection in juvenile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;43:60-6 pubmed publisher
    ..on growth, innate immune response, Hemato-immunological parameters and disease resistance of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Animals were distributed in three equal groups, each of five replicates and received one of the following ..
  77. Giusti J, Pinhal D, Moxon S, Campos C, Münsterberg A, Martins C. MicroRNA-10 modulates Hox genes expression during Nile tilapia embryonic development. Mech Dev. 2016;140:12-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we have profiled three highly expressed miR-10 family members of Nile tilapia at early embryonic development, determined their genomic organization as well as performed functional ..
  78. Jiang D, Chen J, Fan Z, Tan D, Zhao J, Shi H, et al. CRISPR/Cas9-induced disruption of wt1a and wt1b reveals their different roles in kidney and gonad development in Nile tilapia. Dev Biol. 2017;428:63-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The XY wt1b-/- fish had normal serum estradiol-17? and 11-ketotestosterone levels and remained fertile. These results suggest that Wt1a and Wt1b have different functions in the kidneys and gonads of tilapia. ..
  79. Chen M, Ding M, Li Y, Zhong X, Liu S, Guo Z, et al. The complement component 1 q (C1q) in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): Functional characterization in host defense against bacterial infection and effect on cytokine response in macrophages. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;87:98-108 pubmed publisher
    ..A, B and C chain genes (C1qA, C1qB and C1qC) were identified and characterized from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  80. Hamed H, El Sayed Y. Antioxidant activities of Moringa oleifera leaf extract against pendimethalin-induced oxidative stress and genotoxicity in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.). Fish Physiol Biochem. 2019;45:71-82 pubmed publisher
    ..haematological and biochemical changes, liver DNA damage and oxidative stress biomarkers in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) exposed to a sublethal concentration (0.52 mg/l) of pendimethalin (PM)...
  81. Fuzinatto C, Flohr L, Melegari S, Matias W. Oxidative stress and hypermethylation induced by exposure of Oreochromis niloticus to complex environmental mixtures of river water from Cubatão do Sul, Brazil. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2015;114:190-7 pubmed publisher
    ..and hypermethylation through lipid peroxidation and DNA methylation, respectively, in erythrocytes of Oreochromis niloticus exposed to environmental complex mixture of water from Cubatão do Sul River throughout the year...
  82. Abdel Khalek A. Antioxidant Responses and Nuclear Deformations in Freshwater Fish, Oreochromis niloticus, Facing Degraded Environmental Conditions. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2015;94:701-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Compared with Oreochromis niloticus of site1, activities of superoxide dismutase, catalase and glutathione-S-transferase as well as ..
  83. Jia C, Zhou Y, Huang X, Peng X, Liu L, Zhou L, et al. The cellular protein expression of Foxp3 in lymphoid and non-lymphoid organs of Nile tilapia. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:300-6 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, an antibody highly specific to the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Foxp3 was produced and characterized...
  84. Adeogun A, Ibor O, Regoli F, Arukwe A. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors and biotransformation responses in relation to condition factor and contaminant burden in tilapia species from Ogun River, Nigeria. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2016;183-184:7-19 pubmed publisher a total of 1074 specimens of Tilapias species (Tilapia guineensis, Sarotherodon galileaus and Oreochromis niloticus) collected from three areas with different degrees of anthropogenic contamination and from a putative ..
  85. Shi C, Qian J, Han S, Fan B, Yang X, Wu X. Developing a machine vision system for simultaneous prediction of freshness indicators based on tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) pupil and gill color during storage at 4°C. Food Chem. 2018;243:134-140 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show that assessment of tilapia pupil color parameters using machine vision can be used as a low-cost, on-line method for predicting freshness during 4°C storage. ..
  86. Levavi Sivan B, Aizen J, Avitan A. Cloning, characterization and expression of the D2 dopamine receptor from the tilapia pituitary. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2005;236:17-30 pubmed
  87. Qiang J, Tao F, He J, Sun L, Xu P, Bao W. Effects of exposure to Streptococcus iniae on microRNA expression in the head kidney of genetically improved farmed tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). BMC Genomics. 2017;18:190 pubmed publisher
    Genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus) are susceptible to infection by Streptococcus iniae when maintained in modern intensive culture systems...
  88. Wang Y, Zhang J, Jiao J, Du X, Limbu S, Qiao F, et al. Physiological and metabolic differences between visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissues in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2017;313:R608-R619 pubmed publisher
    ..We compared the morphological, physiological, and biochemical characteristics of VAT and SCAT in Nile tilapia and measured their functions in energy intake flux, lipolytic ability, and gene expression patterns...
  89. Abdelkhalek N, El Adl M, Salama M, Elmishmishy B, Ali M, El Ashram A, et al. Molecular identification of Trichodina compacta Van As and Basson, 1989 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) from cultured Oreochromis niloticus in Egypt and its impact on immune responses and tissue pathology. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:1907-1914 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to achieve the molecular identification of a trichodinid infestation in Nile tilapia and to construct the phylogenetic relationships between the identified species and other peritrichous parasites...
  90. Feulner P, Schwarzer J, Haesler M, Meier J, Seehausen O. A Dense Linkage Map of Lake Victoria Cichlids Improved the Pundamilia Genome Assembly and Revealed a Major QTL for Sex-Determination. G3 (Bethesda). 2018;8:2411-2420 pubmed publisher
    ..Via QTL mapping we identified a major QTL for sex in a ∼1.9 Mb region on Pun-LG10, which is homologous to Oreochromis niloticus LG 23 (Ore-LG23) and includes a well-known vertebrate sex-determination gene (amh).
  91. Li S, Li J, Wang N, Zhang T, Xu Y, Sun J. Expression analysis of Pannexin1 channel gene in response to immune challenges and its role in infection-induced ATP release in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;81:470-475 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we characterized a Panx1 gene homologue (termed tPanx1) from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and analyzed its expression in response to different immune challenges...