swamp eel

Summary

Alias: rice-field eel, Monopterus albus, Monopterus alba, Fluta alba, Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793), Muraena alba, Muraena alba Zulew, 1793

Top Publications

  1. Ip Y, Hou Z, Chen X, Ong J, Chng Y, Ching B, et al. High brain ammonia tolerance and down-regulation of Na+:K+:2Cl(-) Cotransporter 1b mRNA and protein expression in the brain of the Swamp Eel, Monopterus albus, exposed to environmental ammonia or terrestrial conditions. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69512 pubmed publisher
    ..in the plasma and brain, and the mRNA expression and protein abundance of nkcc/Nkcc in the brain, of the swamp eel Monopterusalbus. Ammonia exposure led to a greater increase in the ammonia concentration in the brain of M...
  2. Sow A, Ismail A, Zulkifli S, Amal M, Hambali K. Survey on Heavy Metals Contamination and Health Risk Assessment in Commercially Valuable Asian Swamp Eel, Monopterus albus from Kelantan, Malaysia. Sci Rep. 2019;9:6391 pubmed publisher
    This work investigates the metals concentration in the tissues of Asian swamp eel, Monopterus albus. Five selected tissues, including liver, gill, bone, skin, and muscle were examined for the concentration of Zn, Cu, Cd, Pb, and Ni...
  3. Thinh P, Huong D, Gam L, Damsgaard C, Phuong N, Bayley M, et al. Renal acid excretion contributes to acid-base regulation during hypercapnia in air-exposed swamp eel (Monopterus albus). J Exp Biol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    The swamp eel (Monopterus albus) uses its buccal cavity to air-breathe while the gills are strongly reduced...
  4. Tang D, Wu S, Luo K, Yuan H, Gao W, Zhu D, et al. Sequence characterization and expression pattern analysis of six kinds of IL-17 family genes in the Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2019;89:257-270 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, six novel IL-17 family genes (MaIL-17) were identified by analyzing Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) genome...
  5. Boonroumkaew P, Sanpool O, Rodpai R, Sadaow L, Somboonpatarakun C, Laymanivong S, et al. Molecular identification and genetic diversity of Gnathostoma spinigerum larvae in freshwater fishes in southern Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Parasitol Res. 2019;118:1465-1472 pubmed publisher
    ..advanced third-stage larvae recovered from snakehead fishes (Channa striata) and freshwater swamp eels (Monopterus albus)...
  6. Yanagitsuru Y, Hewitt C, Gam L, Phuong Linh P, Rodgers E, Wang T, et al. Effect of water pH and calcium on ion balance in five fish species of the Mekong Delta. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2019;232:34-39 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 3) in Chitala ornata, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Osphronemus goramy, Trichogaster pectoralis, and Monopterus albus. Our sustained low pH exposures revealed that C. ornata was least tolerant, P. hypophthalmus and M...
  7. Chen F, Fengling Lai -, Luo M, Han Y, Cheng H, Zhou R. The genome-wide landscape of small insertion and deletion mutations in Monopterus albus. J Genet Genomics. 2019;46:75-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Notably, population genetic structure of indels revealed divergent evolution of Monopterus population, as bottleneck effect of biogeographic isolation by Taiwan Strait, China. ..
  8. Supiwong W, Pinthong K, Seetapan K, Saenjundaeng P, Bertollo L, de Oliveira E, et al. Karyotype diversity and evolutionary trends in the Asian swamp eel Monopterus albus (Synbranchiformes, Synbranchidae): a case of chromosomal speciation?. BMC Evol Biol. 2019;19:73 pubmed publisher
    ..this group, a still almost unexplored species under the cytogenetic point of view is the Asian swamp eel Monopterus albus, a widely distributed species throughout Asia...
  9. Han C, Li Q, Liu J, Hao Z, Huang J, Zhang Y. Characterization, evolution, and expression analysis of TLR7 gene subfamily members in Mastacembelus armatus (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae). Dev Comp Immunol. 2019;95:77-88 pubmed publisher
    ..The amino acid sequence identities of MaTLR7 and MaTLR8 with Monopterus albus TLR7 were 87.2% and 76.5%, respectively and the identity of MaTLR9 with Seriola lalandi TLR9 was 74.7%...

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  1. Sow A, Ismail A, Zulkifli S, Amal M, Hambali K. Seasonal variation of heavy metals and metallothionein contents in Asian swamp eels, Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793) from Tumpat, Kelantan, Malaysia. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2019;20:8 pubmed publisher
    ..study measured the seasonal variation of heavy metals and metallothionein (MT) contents in Asian swamp eels (Monopterus albus) from a paddy field situated in Tumpat, Kelantan, Malaysia, to identify prevalence, patterns and associations ..
  2. Gao W, Li S, Xu Q, Zhu D, Zhang Q, Luo K, et al. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) CXC chemokine receptor (CXCR) 1a, CXCR1b, CXCR2, CXCR3a, CXCR3b, and CXCR4 after bacteria and poly I:C challenge. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2019;84:572-586 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, six Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) CXCRs (MaCXCR1-4) were identified and their molecular characterization and expression patterns were analyzed...
  3. Luo D, Feng K, Zhu Z, Hu W. Generating Gene Knockout Oryzias latipes and Rice Field Eel Using TALENs Method. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1874:489-506 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Rice Field eel is a valuable model organism of high economic importance in PR China...
  4. Liu W, Fan Y, Li Z, Zhao J, Zhou Y, Jiang N, et al. Isolation, identification, and classification of a novel rhabdovirus from diseased Chinese rice-field eels (Monopterus albus). Arch Virol. 2019;164:105-116 pubmed publisher
    ..disease outbreak resulted in substantial mortality of adults and larvae of cultured Chinese rice-field eels (Monopterus albus) on a farm in Hubei, Central China...
  5. Xu Q, Yang D, Tuo R, Wan J, Chang M, Nie P. Gene cloning and induced expression pattern of IRF4 and IRF10 in the Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus). Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2014;35:380-8 pubmed publisher
    The Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) is one of the most economically important freshwater fish in East Asia, but data on the immune genes of M. albus are scarce compared to other commercially important fish...
  6. Eamsobhana P, Wanachiwanawin D, Roongruangchai K, Song S, Yong H. Genetic diversity of infective larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum (Nematoda: Gnathostomatidae) in freshwater swamp eels from Thailand. J Helminthol. 2017;91:767-771 pubmed publisher
    ..The disease is highly endemic in Asia, including Thailand. The freshwater swamp eel (Monopterus albus), the second intermediate host of the gnathostome nematode, has an important role in transmitting the ..
  7. Yi T, Yang L, Ruan G, Yang D, Tao Y. Melanocortin-4 receptor in swamp eel (Monopterus albus): Cloning, tissue distribution, and pharmacology. Gene. 2018;678:79-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Swamp eel (Monopterus albus) is an economically and evolutionarily important fish widely distributed in tropics and subtropics...
  8. Feng K, Luo H, Hou M, Li Y, Chen J, Zhu Z, et al. Alternative splicing of GnRH2 and GnRH2-associated peptide plays roles in gonadal differentiation of the rice field eel, Monopterus albus. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;267:9-17 pubmed publisher
    The rice field eel, Monopterus albus, is a protogynous hermaphrodite fish, in which the gonads are initially female ovaries which then transform into male testes...
  9. Hu Q, Guo W, Gao Y, Tang R, Li D. Molecular cloning and analysis of gonadal expression of Foxl2 in the rice-field eel Monopterus albus. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6884 pubmed publisher
    We isolated the complete Foxl2 (Foxl2a) cDNA from the Monopterus albus ovary...
  10. Chen D, Liu J, Chen W, Shi S, Zhang W, Zhang L. Expression and ontogeny of growth hormone (Gh) in the protogynous hermaphroditic ricefield eel (Monopterus albus). Fish Physiol Biochem. 2015;41:1515-25 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that Gh in the pituitary glands may be associated with embryonic development before hatching, as well as with the sex change in the adult ricefield eels, possibly via the classical endocrine manner. ..
  11. Xu Q, Jiang Y, Wangkahart E, Zou J, Chang M, Yang D, et al. Sequence and Expression Analysis of Interferon Regulatory Factor 10 (IRF10) in Three Diverse Teleost Fish Reveals Its Role in Antiviral Defense. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0147181 pubmed publisher
    ..the present study, a single IRF10 gene was cloned in grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella and Asian swamp eel Monopterus albus, and two, named IRF10a and IRF10b, in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss...
  12. Chai J, Sohn W, Na B, Park J, Jeoung H, Hoang E, et al. Larval Gnathostoma spinigerum Detected in Asian Swamp Eels, Monopterus albus, Purchased from a Local Market in Yangon, Myanmar. Korean J Parasitol. 2015;53:619-25 pubmed publisher
    ..larvae in Myanmar. We purchased total 37 Asian swamp eels, Monopterus albus, from a local market in Yangon in June and December 2013 and 2014...
  13. Sheng Y, Zhao W, Song Y, Li Z, Luo M, Lei Q, et al. Proteomic analysis of three gonad types of swamp eel reveals genes differentially expressed during sex reversal. Sci Rep. 2015;5:10176 pubmed publisher
    A variety of mechanisms are engaged in sex determination in vertebrates. The teleost fish swamp eel undergoes sex reversal naturally and is an ideal model for vertebrate sexual development...
  14. Thinh P, Phuong N, Brauner C, Huong D, Wood A, Kwan G, et al. Acid-base regulation in the air-breathing swamp eel (Monopterus albus) at different temperatures. J Exp Biol. 2018;221: pubmed publisher
    ..on arterial acid-base balance and intracellular pH (pHi) in the bimodal-breathing swamp eel, Monopterus albus This teleost uses the buccopharyngeal cavity for gas exchange and has very reduced gills...
  15. Cai J, Yang W, Chen D, Zhang Y, He Z, Zhang W, et al. Transcriptomic analysis of the differentiating ovary of the protogynous ricefield eel Monopterus albus. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:573 pubmed publisher
    ..Results of the present study will facilitate future study on the ovarian differentiation of ricefield eels and other teleosts as well. ..
  16. Li Y, He Z, Shi S, Zhang Y, Chen D, Zhang W, et al. Scp3 expression in relation to the ovarian differentiation in the protogynous hermaphroditic ricefield eel Monopterus albus. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2016;42:1609-1619 pubmed
    ..The translocation of the Scp3 protein from the cytoplasm to the nucleus in the oogonium of ricefield eels appears to be a controlled process that warrants further study. ..
  17. Shang X, He Y, Zhang L, Chen B, He C, Cheng H, et al. Molecular cloning of the rice field eel Nup93 with predominant expression in gonad and kidney. Yi Chuan Xue Bao. 2006;33:41-8 pubmed
    ..Using subtractive screening, 3'end fragment of Nup93 from the testis cDNA library of the rice field eel was obtained. Full-length cDNA of the gene was further cloned by degenerate PCR and 5'RACE methods...
  18. Zhang Y, Sun X, Zhang L, Zhang W. Testicular Dnmt3 expression and global DNA methylation are down-regulated by gonadotropin releasing hormones in the ricefield eel Monopterus albus. Sci Rep. 2017;7:43158 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the expression of Dnmt3 and global DNA methylation in the testis of ricefield eels are potentially down-regulated by Gnrh, and reveal a novel regulatory mechanism of testicular Dnmt3 expression in vertebrates. ..
  19. Li Z, Chen F, Huang C, Zheng W, Yu C, Cheng H, et al. Genome-wide mapping and characterization of microsatellites in the swamp eel genome. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3157 pubmed publisher
    We described genome-wide screening and characterization of microsatellites in the swamp eel genome...
  20. Sun L, Tu J, Yi L, Chen W, Zhao L, Huang Y, et al. Pathogenicity of snakehead vesiculovirus in rice field eels (Monopterus albus). Microb Pathog. 2017;110:578-585 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, it shared more than 94% nucleotide sequence identity with Monopterus albus rhabdovirus (MoARV), which has caused great economic loss to cultured rice field eel (Monopterus albus)...
  21. Zhu Y, Wang C, Chen X, Guan G. Identification of gonadal soma-derived factor involvement in Monopterus albus (protogynous rice field eel) sex change. Mol Biol Rep. 2016;43:629-37 pubmed publisher
    ..and potential mechanisms underlying the process of female-to-male sex transformation in the rice field eel (Monopterus albus), a protogynous hermaphrodite fish in which the gonad is initially a female ovary and transforms into male ..
  22. Wahid M, Prasarnpun S, Yimtragool N. Cadmium accumulation and metallothionein gene expression in the liver of swamp eel (Monopterus albus) collected from the Mae Sot District, Tak Province, Thailand. Genet Mol Res. 2017;16: pubmed publisher
    ..In Thailand, the largest zinc mine is located in the Mae Sot district, Tak Province. Samples of Monopterus albus were collected from paddy fields in 4 sites, three downstream and one upstream from the zinc mine...
  23. Xu Q, Xu P, Zhou J, Pan T, Tuo R, Ai K, et al. [Cloning and expression analysis of two pro-inflammatory cytokines, IL-1? and its receptor, IL-1R2, in the Asian swamp eel Monopterus albus]. Mol Biol (Mosk). 2016;50:760-774 pubmed
    ..Herein, we cloned the full-length cDNA and genomic DNA of IL-1? and IL-1R2 in the Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus). The eel IL-1? cDNA encodes a putative polypeptide of 246 amino acids...
  24. He Y, Luo M, Yi M, Sheng Y, Cheng Y, Zhou R, et al. Identification of a testis-enriched heat shock protein and fourteen members of Hsp70 family in the swamp eel. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e65269 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified a testis-enriched heat shock protein Hspa8b2 in the swamp eel using Western blot analysis and Mass Spectrometry (MS)...
  25. Suntronpong A, Thapana W, Twilprawat P, Prakhongcheep O, Somyong S, Muangmai N, et al. Karyological characterization and identification of four repetitive element groups (the 18S - 28S rRNA gene, telomeric sequences, microsatellite repeat motifs, Rex retroelements) of the Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus). Comp Cytogenet. 2017;11:435-462 pubmed publisher
    Among teleost fishes, Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus Zuiew, 1793) possesses the lowest chromosome number, 2n = 24...
  26. Yi M, Chen F, Luo M, Cheng Y, Zhao H, Cheng H, et al. Rapid evolution of piRNA pathway in the teleost fish: implication for an adaptation to transposon diversity. Genome Biol Evol. 2014;6:1393-407 pubmed publisher
    ..Notably five piRNA pathway genes evolved faster in the swamp eel, a kind of protogynous hermaphrodite fish, than the other teleosts, indicating a differential evolution of piRNA ..
  27. Mei J, Yan W, Fang J, Yuan G, Chen N, He Y. Identification of a gonad-expression differential gene insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (Igf1r) in the swamp eel (Monopterus albus). Fish Physiol Biochem. 2014;40:1181-90 pubmed publisher
    ..However, Igf1r gene is still unknown in the swamp eel, an economically important fish...
  28. Chen X, Wee N, Hiong K, Ong J, Chng Y, Ching B, et al. Properties and expression of Na+/K+-ATPase α-subunit isoforms in the brain of the swamp eel, Monopterus albus, which has unusually high brain ammonia tolerance. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e84298 pubmed publisher
    The swamp eel, Monopterus albus, can survive in high concentrations of ammonia (>75 mmol l(-1)) and accumulate ammonia to high concentrations in its brain (4.5 µmol g(-1))...
  29. Li W, Wang Q, Li S, Jiang A, Sun W. Molecular cloning, genomic structure, polymorphism analysis and recombinant expression of a ?1-antitrypsin like gene from swamp eel, Monopterus albus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;62:124-138 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we cloned an AAT-like gene from a swamp eel liver identifying four exons and three introns, and the full-length cDNA...
  30. Tok C, Chew S, Ip Y. Gene Cloning and mRNA Expression of Glutamate Dehydrogenase in the Liver, Brain, and Intestine of the Swamp Eel, Monopterus albus (Zuiew), Exposed to Freshwater, Terrestrial Conditions, Environmental Ammonia, or Salinity Stress. Front Physiol. 2011;2:100 pubmed publisher
    The swamp eel, Monopterus albus, is an obligatory air-breathing teleost which can undergo long period of emersion, has high environmental and tissue ammonia tolerance, and can survive in brackish water...
  31. Zhou F, Zhao W, Zuo Z, Sheng Y, Zhou X, Hou Y, et al. Characterization of androgen receptor structure and nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of the rice field eel. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:37030-40 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified AR from a primitive vertebrate with a sex reversal characteristic, the rice field eel. AR of this species (eAR) is distinct from human AR, especially in the ligand binding domain (LBD), and its ..
  32. Liu J, Guiguen Y, Liu S. Aromatase (P450arom) and 11beta-hydroxylase (P45011beta) genes are differentially expressed during the sex change process of the protogynous rice field eel, Monopterus albus. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2009;35:511-8 pubmed publisher
    ..and cytochrome P45011beta-hydroxylase (P45011beta), during the sex change of the protogynous rice field eel, Monopterus albus. Using RT-PCR with degenerate primers, we cloned rice field eel homologous fragments for both genes (..
  33. Wang R, Cheng H, Xia L, Guo Y, Huang X, Zhou R. Molecular cloning and expression of Sox17 in gonads during sex reversal in the rice field eel, a teleost fish with a characteristic of natural sex transformation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003;303:452-7 pubmed
    ..We report here the identification of Sox17 gene of the rice field eel, a teleost fish with a characteristic of natural sex transformation...
  34. Huang X, Guo Y, Shui Y, Gao S, Yu H, Cheng H, et al. Multiple alternative splicing and differential expression of dmrt1 during gonad transformation of the rice field eel. Biol Reprod. 2005;73:1017-24 pubmed publisher
    ..transcription factor 1) are generated in testis, ovotestis, and ovary by alternative splicing in the rice field eel, a fresh water fish that undergoes natural sex reversal from female to male during its life cycle...
  35. Zhou R, Liu L, Guo Y, Yu H, Cheng H, Huang X, et al. Similar gene structure of two Sox9a genes and their expression patterns during gonadal differentiation in a teleost fish, rice field eel (Monopterus albus). Mol Reprod Dev. 2003;66:211-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that the Sox9a gene was duplicated during evolution of the rice field eel, Monopterus albus, a freshwater fish which undergoes natural sex reversal from female to male during its life, and has a ..
  36. Yu H, Cheng H, Guo Y, Xia L, Zhou R. Alternative splicing and differential expression of P450c17 (CYP17) in gonads during sex transformation in the rice field eel. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003;307:165-71 pubmed
    ..Here, we reported cloning, alternative splicing, and expression patterns of the CYP17 gene of the rice field eel, a teleost fish with a characteristic of nature sex reversal...