channel catfish

Summary

Alias: Ictalurus punctatus, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818), Ictalurus punetaus, Silurus punctatus

Top Publications

  1. doi Structure and expression of transferrin gene of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Hong Liu
    Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 28:159-66. 2010
  2. ncbi Genomic organization, gene duplication, and expression analysis of interleukin-1beta in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Yaping Wang
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Mol Immunol 43:1653-64. 2006
  3. doi Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinase-13 sequence structure and expression during embryogenesis and infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Yanliang Jiang
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:590-7. 2010
  4. doi Molecular responses of calreticulin genes to iron overload and bacterial challenge in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Hong Liu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 35:267-72. 2011
  5. doi Molecular responses of ceruloplasmin to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection and iron overload in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Hong Liu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 30:992-7. 2011
  6. ncbi Characterization of the molecular chaperone calnexin in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, and its association with MHC class II molecules
    James R Fuller
    Department of Biology, East Carolina University, N108 Howell Science Complex, 1000 East 10th Street, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 28:603-17. 2004
  7. ncbi Characterization and expression analysis of bactericidal permeability-increasing protein (BPI) antimicrobial peptide gene from channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
    Peng Xu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:865-78. 2005
  8. doi Alternative complement pathway of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): molecular characterization, mapping and expression analysis of factors Bf/C2 and Df
    Zunchun Zhou
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 32:186-95. 2012
  9. ncbi Molecular cloning of ictacalcin: a novel calcium-binding protein from the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    A R Porta
    Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110 1199, USA
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 41:81-9. 1996
  10. ncbi Purification, cDNA cloning, and characterization of ghrelin in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Hiroyuki Kaiya
    Department of Biochemistry, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 143:201-10. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Novel Innate Immune Receptors in Zebrafish
    GARY LITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS--A MODEL TO STUDY MUCOSAL IMMUNITY
    JOANNE MAKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Effects of Chronic Hypoxia on a Nonmammalian Vertebrate
    MARK BURLESON; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. IMMUNOLOGIC STUDIES IN ECTOTHERMIC VERTEBRATES
    LESTER CLEM; Fiscal Year: 2000
  5. IgH Enhancer Function in an Ectothermic Vertebrate
    Gregory Warr; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Immunologic Studies in Ectothermin Vertebrates
    LESTER CLEM; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. Immunologic Studies in Ectothermin Vertebrates
    Norman Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUSTATORY SYSTEM
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUSTATORY SYSTEM
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 2000
  10. TASTE BUD DEVELOPMENT
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 1993

Detail Information

Publications172 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Structure and expression of transferrin gene of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Hong Liu
    Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 28:159-66. 2010
    ..In this study, we identified, sequenced, and characterized the transferrin gene from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. The catfish transferrin gene was similar to those of other vertebrate species with 17 exons and 16 introns...
  2. ncbi Genomic organization, gene duplication, and expression analysis of interleukin-1beta in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Yaping Wang
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Mol Immunol 43:1653-64. 2006
    ..However, no IL-1beta genes have been identified from channel catfish, the primary aquaculture species from the United States...
  3. doi Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinase-13 sequence structure and expression during embryogenesis and infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Yanliang Jiang
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:590-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the MMP-13 gene in channel catfish, and to determine its pattern of expression in various healthy tissues and during embryogenesis...
  4. doi Molecular responses of calreticulin genes to iron overload and bacterial challenge in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Hong Liu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 35:267-72. 2011
    ..The objective of this study, therefore, was to characterize the calreticulin gene from channel catfish, to determine its genomic organization, to profile its patterns of tissue expression, and to establish its ..
  5. doi Molecular responses of ceruloplasmin to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection and iron overload in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Hong Liu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 30:992-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study, therefore, was to characterize the ceruloplasmin gene from channel catfish, determine its genomic organization, profile its patterns of tissue expression, and establish its potential ..
  6. ncbi Characterization of the molecular chaperone calnexin in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, and its association with MHC class II molecules
    James R Fuller
    Department of Biology, East Carolina University, N108 Howell Science Complex, 1000 East 10th Street, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 28:603-17. 2004
    ..association of CNX with class II is of particular interest because the native MHC class II alpha chain of Ictalurus punctatus does not bear any N-linked oligosaccharide consensus glycosylation sequences...
  7. ncbi Characterization and expression analysis of bactericidal permeability-increasing protein (BPI) antimicrobial peptide gene from channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
    Peng Xu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:865-78. 2005
    ..Here we report cloning of complete BPI cDNA from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) by 5' RACE after obtaining the partial BPI cDNA sequence from EST analysis...
  8. doi Alternative complement pathway of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): molecular characterization, mapping and expression analysis of factors Bf/C2 and Df
    Zunchun Zhou
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 32:186-95. 2012
    ..In this study, the genes of complement factors Bf/C2 and Df from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus were identified and characterized...
  9. ncbi Molecular cloning of ictacalcin: a novel calcium-binding protein from the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    A R Porta
    Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Roche Research Center, Nutley, NJ 07110 1199, USA
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 41:81-9. 1996
    ..Epithelial cells in skin and gill have been implicated in calcium homeostasis. We have cloned a cDNA from Ictalurus punctatus, the channel catfish, that codes for ictacalcin, a novel member of the S100 family of calcium-binding ..
  10. ncbi Purification, cDNA cloning, and characterization of ghrelin in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Hiroyuki Kaiya
    Department of Biochemistry, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 143:201-10. 2005
    The ghrelin peptide and cDNA encoding precursor protein were isolated from the stomach of a channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Catfish ghrelin is a 22-amino acid peptide with a sequence of GSSFLSPTQKPQNRGDRKPPRV...
  11. ncbi Identification and characterization of a FcR homolog in an ectothermic vertebrate, the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    James L Stafford
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Immunol 177:2505-17. 2006
    ..the first such receptor from an ectothermic vertebrate, has been identified in the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)...
  12. ncbi Divergent Toll-like receptors in catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): TLR5S, TLR20, TLR21
    Puttharat Baoprasertkul
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 23:1218-30. 2007
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of catfish TLR20 indicated that it is closely related to murine TLR11 and TLR12, two divergent TLRs about which little is known. All three genes appear to exist in catfish as single copy genes...
  13. pmc B cell receptor accessory molecules in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Manoranjan Sahoo
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 32:1385-97. 2008
    B cell receptor (BCR) accessory molecules CD79a and CD79b homologs were identified in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Both are found as single copy genes that encode proteins containing a signal peptide, an extracellular ..
  14. ncbi Molecular characterization and differential expression of the myostatin gene in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Arif M Kocabas
    Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Auburn University, 201 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1575:99-107. 2002
    ..In the present study, we characterized the myostatin locus and its expression in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). The genomic DNA and cDNA encoding the channel catfish myostatin were cloned and sequenced...
  15. ncbi Sequence and expression of a cDNA encoding both pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide and growth hormone-releasing hormone-like peptide in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    B C Small
    USDA ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi 38776, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 122:354-63. 2001
    ..been cloned in other fishes, characterization of this gene in the commercially important channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) has not been previously reported...
  16. ncbi Characterization of additional novel immune type receptors in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Jason Evenhuis
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Immunogenetics 59:661-71. 2007
    Mining of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) expressed sequence tag databases identified seven new novel immune type receptors (IpNITRs). These differed in sequence, but not structure, from previously described IpNITR1-11...
  17. ncbi Molecular characterization of three forms of putative membrane-bound progestin receptors and their tissue-distribution in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Yukinori Kazeto
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Mol Endocrinol 34:781-91. 2005
    ..new class of steroid receptors, we characterized the cDNAs and genes of thealpha, beta and gamma forms of the channel catfish mPRs (IpmPR)...
  18. ncbi Identification of a beta 2 (CD18) molecule in a teleost species, Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque
    Y Qian
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 23:571-83. 1999
    ..The present investigation has identified a full-length channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, cDNA beta 2 molecule composed of 2.8 kb and a deduced amino acid sequence of 772 amino acids...
  19. ncbi Concentrations of cadmium, lead, and zinc in fish from mining-influenced waters of northeastern Oklahoma: sampling of blood, carcass, and liver for aquatic biomonitoring
    William G Brumbaugh
    U S Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:76-88. 2005
    ..locations in the SR-NR system that included common carp (Cyprinus carpio), channel- and flathead catfish (Ictalurus punctatus and Pylodictis olivaris), largemouth- and spotted bass (Micropterus salmoides and Micropterus punctulatus), ..
  20. ncbi Environment and sex determination in farmed fish
    J F Baroiller
    CIRAD EMVT, Station Commune de Recherches en Ichtyophysiologie, Biodiversité et Environnement, INRA SCRIBE, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 130:399-409. 2001
    ..Conversely, in some rare species (Dicentrarchus labrax, Ictalurus punctatus), high temperatures may produce female-biased sex ratios and/or low temperatures promote male-biased sex ..
  21. pmc Modulation of a voltage-gated calcium channel linked to activation of glutamate receptors and calcium-induced calcium release in the catfish retina
    C L Linn
    Western Michigan University, Department of Biological Sciences, 1903 W Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
    J Physiol 535:47-63. 2001
    1. Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) retinal cone horizontal cells contain an L-type calcium current that has been proposed to be involved in visual processing...
  22. ncbi Biochemical effects of lead, zinc, and cadmium from mining on fish in the Tri-States District of northeastern Oklahoma, USA
    Christopher J Schmitt
    U S Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1483-95. 2005
    ..Positive correlations with Zn were documented in the combined data for channel catfish (Icralurus punctatus) and flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris), as has been reported for other taxa, but ..
  23. ncbi Distribution of trigeminal fibers in the primary facial gustatory center of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    S Kiyohara
    Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University, Japan
    Brain Res 841:93-100. 1999
    ..terminations within the facial lobe (FL) and principal trigeminal nucleus (nVpr) in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. In order to reveal the distribution of trigeminal fibers, the carbocyanine dye, diI, was applied to the ..
  24. pmc Novel derivatives of 9,10-anthraquinone are selective algicides against the musty-odor cyanobacterium Oscillatoria perornata
    Kevin K Schrader
    Natural Products Utilization Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5319-27. 2003
    Musty "off-flavor" in pond-cultured channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) costs the catfish production industry in the United States at least 30 million US dollars annually...
  25. ncbi Susceptibility of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), to Edwardsiella ictaluri challenge following copper sulphate exposure
    B R Griffin
    Harry K Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Stuttgart, AR, USA
    J Fish Dis 30:581-5. 2007
    Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), with or without a preliminary 24 h exposure to 2 mg copper sulphate L(-1), were challenged with 7...
  26. ncbi Dietary modulation of phase 1 and phase 2 activities with benzo(a)pyrene and related compounds in the intestine but not the liver of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    M O James
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0485, USA
    Drug Metab Dispos 25:346-54. 1997
    These studies demonstrated that intestinal mucosa of the channel catfish contained activities comparable with liver for several phase 2 xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes, and showed that CYP1A-dependent monooxygenase activities were ..
  27. ncbi Central nervous control of gill filament muscles in channel catfish
    M L Burleson
    Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19498, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    Respir Physiol 126:103-12. 2001
    ..first gill arch was recorded from the glossopharyngeal nerve in spontaneously breathing channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. This study addressed two objectives...
  28. doi Removal efficiency and balance of nitrogen in a recirculating aquaculture system integrated with constructed wetlands
    Fei Zhong
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, PR China
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 46:789-94. 2011
    ..Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fingerlings were fed for satiation daily for 168 days with 2 diets containing 5.49 % and 6...
  29. ncbi Purification of antimicrobial factor from granules of channel catfish peripheral blood leucocytes
    Donald D Ourth
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Sciences, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 3560, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 313:28-36. 2004
    The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is extensively used in aquaculture in the Southeast US and is susceptible to many bacterial infections acquired from its pond environment...
  30. ncbi Flavobacterium columnare genomovar influences mortality in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    C A Shoemaker
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Microbiol 127:353-9. 2008
    ..The United States channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) aquaculture industry is severely impacted by columnaris disease. The majority of the F...
  31. ncbi Effects of recombinant bovine somatotropin on growth and abundance of mRNA for IGF-I and IGF-II in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    B C Peterson
    ARS, USDA Catfish Genetics Research Unit, Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Anim Sci 83:816-24. 2005
    ..circulating concentrations of IGF-I, and mRNA abundance levels of IGF-I and IGF-II in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) given recombinant bovine ST (rbST; Posilac, Monsanto Co., St. Louis MO)...
  32. ncbi The behavioral detection of binary mixtures of amino acids and their individual components by catfish
    T Valentincic
    Department of Biology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Exp Biol 203:3307-17. 2000
    ..the qualities of the individual components are retained within the mixture was investigated in channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) catfish, species that are highly similar in their olfactory ..
  33. ncbi Multiplex-PCR for simultaneous detection of 3 bacterial fish pathogens, Flavobacterium columnare, Edwardsiella ictaluri, and Aeromonas hydrophila
    Victor S Panangala
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, P O Box 952, Auburn, Alabama 36831 0952, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 74:199-208. 2007
    ..4 x 10(2) and 2.5 x 10(5) cells g(-1) of tissue (channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque)...
  34. ncbi Safety of Aquaflor (florfenicol, 50% type A medicated article), administered in feed to channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Mark P Gaikowski
    US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 31:689-97. 2003
    ..florfenicol (50% w/w), is being developed for use to control enteric septicemia (ESC) in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus caused by the gram-negative enterobacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri...
  35. ncbi Immune response induced by N-lauroylsarcosine extracted outer-membrane proteins of an isolate of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish
    Joel A Bader
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 16:415-28. 2004
    ..3 kDa, and cell wall fraction contained 21 proteins from 97 to 8 kDa. Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, were vaccinated with 12...
  36. doi Evaluation of diquat against an acute experimental infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque)
    A M Darwish
    Harry K Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Stuttgart, AR, USA
    J Fish Dis 32:401-8. 2009
    ..dibromide) against an acute experimental infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Diquat is an Environmental Protection Agency-approved herbicide and has the potential to be legally and ..
  37. ncbi Sensitive and rapid detection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus by a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method
    H Y Yeh
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 100:919-25. 2006
    To evaluate the loop-mediated isothermal amplification method (LAMP) for rapid detection of Flavobacterium columnare and determine the suitability of LAMP for rapid diagnosis of columnaris infection in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus.
  38. ncbi Chemical contaminants, health indicators, and reproductive biomarker responses in fish from the Colorado River and its tributaries
    Jo Ellen Hinck
    U S Geological Survey USGS, Columbia Environmental Research Center CERC, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Sci Total Environ 378:376-402. 2007
    Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), black bass (Micropterus spp.), and channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) were collected from 14 sites in the Colorado River Basin (CRB) to document spatial trends in accumulative contaminants, health ..
  39. ncbi Bacterial vaccines for fish--an update of the current situation worldwide
    T Håstein
    National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Dev Biol (Basel) 121:55-74. 2005
    ..and gold-striped amberjack (Seriola dumereli), striped jack (Pseudocaranx dentex) and channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)...
  40. ncbi Environmental contaminants and biomarker responses in fish from the Rio Grande and its U.S. tributaries: spatial and temporal trends
    Christopher J Schmitt
    U S Geological Survey USGS, Columbia Environmental Research Center CERC, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Sci Total Environ 350:161-93. 2005
    ..4 microg/g ww) were detected in fish from most sites; maximum concentrations were in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) from the Arroyo Colorado at Harlingen, TX...
  41. doi Identification, phylogenetic relationships, characterization and gene expression patterns of six different annexins of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818)
    Hung Yueh Yeh
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832 4352, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 136:176-83. 2010
    ..In the course of studying Edwardsiella ictaluri pathogenesis in channel catfish, we identified that six annexin expressed sequence tags (A1, A2, A4, A5, A6 and A11) were up-regulated at the ..
  42. ncbi Second messenger pathways involved in up-regulation of an L-type calcium channel
    C L Linn
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Vis Neurosci 17:473-82. 2000
    ..The DG pathway up-regulates the voltage-gated calcium channel activity whereas calcium released from IP3 intracellular stores inhibits peak current amplitude...
  43. pmc A broadly applicable method to characterize large DNA viruses and adenoviruses based on the DNA polymerase gene
    Larry A Hanson
    Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, PO Box 6100, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Virol J 3:28. 2006
    ..The assay is based on the use of degenerate PCR to target a gene common to these viruses, the DNA polymerase, and sequencing the products...
  44. ncbi Viral susceptibility of newly established cell lines from the Hawaiian monk seal Monachus schauinslandi
    Yuanan Lu
    Retrovirology Research Laboratory, Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Leahi Hospital, 3675 Kilauea Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 57:183-91. 2003
    ..virus (VSV), reovirus type 3 (Reo-3), poliovirus type 1 (Polio-1) and vaccinia virus (Vac); 5 fish viruses: channel catfish herpesvirus (CCV), infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV), infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV)..
  45. ncbi Constitutive expression of three novel catfish CXC chemokines: homeostatic chemokines in teleost fish
    Puttharat Baoprasertkul
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Mol Immunol 42:1355-66. 2005
    ..here the identification of three novel, constitutively expressed CXC chemokines from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)...
  46. pmc Characterization of an Oct1 orthologue in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus: a negative regulator of immunoglobulin gene transcription?
    Mara L Lennard
    Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    BMC Mol Biol 8:8. 2007
    The enhancer (Emu3') of the immunoglobulin heavy chain locus (IGH) of the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) has been well characterized...
  47. ncbi Molecular cloning of proopiomelanocortin cDNA and multi-tissue mRNA expression in channel catfish
    Attila Karsi
    USDA ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit, Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, P O Box 38, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 137:312-21. 2004
    Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) proopiomelanocortin (POMC) cDNA was cloned to investigate its structure, evolution, and expression in different tissues...
  48. ncbi Intrinsic pigment-cell stimulating activity in the catfish integument
    A Zuasti
    Department of Anatomy, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724
    Pigment Cell Res 5:253-62. 1992
    ..study was directed toward demonstrating the existence of such factors in the skin of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. This species has a dark dorsal surface in marked contrast to an almost white midventral surface...
  49. ncbi Differential localization of putative amino acid receptors in taste buds of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    T E Finger
    Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, Rocky Mountain Taste and Small Center, University Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    J Comp Neurol 373:129-38. 1996
    ..antibody (G-10), which inhibits L-alanine binding to a partial membrane fraction (P2) derived from catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) taste epithelium, was found in Western blots to recognize a single band, at apparent MW of 113,000 D...
  50. pmc Glucuronidation and sulfonation, in vitro, of the major endocrine-active metabolites of methoxychlor in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, and induction following treatment with 3-methylcholanthrene
    Margaret O James
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0485, United States
    Aquat Toxicol 86:227-38. 2008
    ..of liver and intestine from untreated, MXC-treated and 3-methylcholanthrene (3-MC)-treated channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. MXC-treated fish were given i.p...
  51. pmc Biochemical enrichment and biophysical characterization of a taste receptor for L-arginine from the catfish, Ictalurus puntatus
    William Grosvenor
    Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    BMC Neurosci 5:25. 2004
    The channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, is invested with a high density of cutaneous taste receptors, particularly on the barbel appendages...
  52. ncbi Cloning and characterization of Edwardsiella ictaluri proteins expressed and recognized by the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus immune response during infection
    Michelle M Moore
    Department of Veterinary Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 52:93-107. 2002
    ..ictaluri. All vaccine treatments were protective against E. ictaluri in catfish, but results were inconclusive due to high levels of cross-reactive protection afforded by the E. coli host strain of the cloning vector...
  53. ncbi Rapid detection of columnaris disease in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) with a new species-specific 16-S rRNA gene-based PCR primer for Flavobacterium columnare
    Joel A Bader
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, PO Box 0952, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 52:209-20. 2003
    ..and that of Bader and Shotts [J. Aquat. Anim. Health 10 (1998) 311.]. The new primer set is as good or better than the previously published primer sets for detecting F. columnare in all samples and under all conditions tested...
  54. doi Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, cysteine proteinases: cloning, characterisation and expression of cathepsin H and L
    Hung Yueh Yeh
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832 4352, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 26:332-8. 2009
    ..We identified, sequenced and characterized the complete channel catfish cathepsin H and L cDNAs, which comprised 1415 and 1639 nucleotides, respectively...
  55. doi In vitro and in vivo interaction of macrophages from vaccinated and non-vaccinated channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Edwardsiella ictaluri
    Riccardo Russo
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 26:543-52. 2009
    ..Overall, the results indicated that macrophages from vaccinated fish are activated and responsible for rapid clearance of infection upon re-exposure to virulent E. ictaluri...
  56. ncbi Effects of cortisol and stress on channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) pathogen susceptibility and lysozyme activity following exposure to Edwardsiella ictaluri
    Brian C Small
    Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, USDA ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit, P O Box 38, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 142:256-62. 2005
    ..and cortisol secretion are highly correlated in fish, the role of cortisol in affecting channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) pathogen susceptibility is unclear...
  57. ncbi Immunization of eyed channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, eggs with monovalent Flavobacterium columnare vaccine and bivalent F. columnare and Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine
    Craig A Shoemaker
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, P O Box 0952, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    Vaccine 25:1126-31. 2007
    ..and Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccines were evaluated following immersion vaccination of eyed channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) eggs. The modified live F. columnare vaccine was grown in modified Shieh broth and administered at 1...
  58. ncbi Comparative study of mannose-binding C-type lectin isolated from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
    Donald D Ourth
    Department of Biology, The University of Memphis, Life Sciences Bldg, Memphis, TN 38152 3560, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 23:1152-60. 2007
    Mannose-binding C-type lectin (MBL) was isolated from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) NWAC 102 and 103 strains, blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) D+B and Rio Grande strains, hybrid catfish (channel catfish female NWAC 103 x blue ..
  59. pmc Sulfonation of 17beta-estradiol and inhibition of sulfotransferase activity by polychlorobiphenylols and celecoxib in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Li Quan Wang
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 81:286-92. 2007
    ..of this study were to investigate the sulfonation kinetics of E2 in liver cytosol from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus); to examine the effect of OH-PCBs on E2 sulfonation; and to determine if celecoxib altered the position of ..
  60. doi Identification and expression analyses of poly [I:C]-stimulated genes in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Ivanka Milev-Milovanovic
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 26:811-20. 2009
    Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) have proven to be an excellent model with which to study immune responses of lower vertebrates...
  61. ncbi Spatiotemporal trends in fish mercury from a mine-dominated ecosystem: Clear Lake, California
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A177-95. 2008
    ..beryllina, planktivore), common carp (Cyprinus carpio, benthic scavenger/omnivore), channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus, benthic omnivorous predator), and largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides, piscivorous top predator)...
  62. ncbi Serotonergic synapses modulate generation of spikes from retinal ganglion cells of teleosts
    Soh Hidaka
    Department of Physiology, Fujita Health University, School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    J Integr Neurosci 8:299-322. 2009
    ..Cellular morphology and retinal distribution of serotonergic amacrine cells in the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) retina are identified using monoclonal anti-5HT antibody...
  63. doi Molecular characterization and expression analysis of the channel catfish cathepsin D genes
    Tingting Feng
    College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 31:164-9. 2011
    ..In this study, we characterized the cathepsin D genes in channel catfish and found two genes encoding catfish cathepsin D, referred to as cathepsin D1 and D2 genes...
  64. ncbi Survivability and immune responses after challenge with Edwardsiella ictaluri in susceptible and resistant families of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    K L Camp
    Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 10:475-87. 2000
    ..Selective breeding for disease resistance in channel catfish is ongoing, however differences in defence mechanisms among E...
  65. ncbi Intestinal bioavailability and biotransformation of 3-hydroxybenzo(a)pyrene in an isolated perfused preparation from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    M O James
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0485, USA
    Drug Metab Dispos 29:721-8. 2001
    ..in many animal species, was investigated in an in situ isolated intestinal preparation from the channel catfish, and in vitro with preparations of catfish intestine and blood...
  66. ncbi Cyanobacteria and earthy/musty compounds found in commercial catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ponds in the Mississippi Delta and Mississippi--Alabama Blackland Prairie
    Kevin K Schrader
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Natural Products Utilization Research Unit, National Center for Natural Products Research, University, MS 38677, USA
    Water Res 39:2807-14. 2005
    The compounds responsible for earthy and musty "off-flavors" in farm-raised channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in the southeastern United States of America are geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol (MIB), respectively...
  67. ncbi Seasonal changes in the production of two novel and abundant ovarian steroids in the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    J L Ponthier
    Department of Zoology and Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70803, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 111:141-55. 1998
    ..steroidogenesis of the most intensively cultured teleost species in North America, the channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), is poorly understood so a year-long study was conducted to investigate seasonal changes in ovarian ..
  68. ncbi Immunofluorescent test for simultaneous detection of Edwardsiella ictaluri and Flavobacterium columnare
    Victor S Panangalal
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, PO Box 952, Auburn, Alabama 36831, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 68:197-207. 2006
    ..ictaluri (EI) and Flavobacterium columnare (FC) in 3 groups of experimentally infected channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque), and a fourth group that acquired an aquarium-infection with F. columnare...
  69. ncbi Physiological basis for large differences in resistance to nitrite among freshwater and freshwater-acclimated euryhaline fishes
    Joseph R Tomasso
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:98-102. 2005
    ..Cl- influx rates of channel catfish (Ictaluridae: Ictalurus punctatus), a species that concentrates NO2- in the plasma and is sensitive to NO2-, and bluegill (Centrarchidae: ..
  70. ncbi Interaction of xenobiotics with estrogen receptors alpha and beta and a putative plasma sex hormone-binding globulin from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    William L Gale
    US Geological Survey, Western Fishery Research Center, Columbia River Research Laboratory, 5501A Cook Underwood Road, Cook, WA 98605, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 136:338-45. 2004
    ..Recombinant ERalpha and beta were obtained after transient transfection of COS-7 cells with channel catfish ER cDNA. Plasma from adult female channel catfish was the source of SHBG...
  71. ncbi Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, cyclophilin A and B cDNA characterization and expression analysis
    Hung Yueh Yeh
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 121:370-7. 2008
    ..To provide a framework for answering these questions, two cyclophilin cDNA of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, were identified, sequenced and characterized...
  72. ncbi Differential cytochemical staining characteristics of channel catfish leukocytes identify cell populations in lymphoid organs
    L Petrie-Hanson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 73:129-44. 2000
    This is one of the first characterizations of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) leukocytes by enzyme cytochemistry...
  73. ncbi Immunisation of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis immobilisation antigens elicits serotype-specific protection
    Xuting Wang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7371, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 13:337-50. 2002
    ..Three groups of juvenile channel catfish (70 animals per group) were immunised with i-antigens from either the G5 or NY1 isolates, or with bovine ..
  74. doi Residue depletion of nitrofuran drugs and their tissue-bound metabolites in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) after oral dosing
    Pak Sin Chu
    Center for Veterinary Medicine, U S Food and Drug Administration, 8401 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:8030-4. 2008
    ..AMOZ), and 1-aminohydantoin (AH), respectively] were examined in the muscle of channel catfish following oral dosing (1 mg/kg body weight). Parent drugs were measurable in muscle within 2 h...
  75. ncbi Fish tissue quality in the lower Mississippi River and health risks from fish consumption
    Karen H Watanabe
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Center for Bioenvironmental Research, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 29, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Sci Total Environ 302:109-26. 2003
    ..buffalo (Ictiobus cyanellus); blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus); carp (Cyprinus carpio); channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus); cobia (Rachycentron canadum); flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris); freshwater drum (Aplodinotus ..
  76. ncbi Properties and regional expression of a CYP3A-like protein in channel catfish intestine
    Margaret O James
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0485, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 72:361-71. 2005
    ..properties of a constitutive cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A-like protein along the intestine of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Fish were maintained on commercial chow or nutritionally complete semi-purified diets...
  77. ncbi Edwardsiella ictaluri invasion of IEC-6, Henle 407, fathead minnow and channel catfish enteric epithelial cells
    Ramona T Skirpstunas
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 51:161-7. 2002
    ..Invasion trials using freshly harvested cells from the intestine of the natural host, Ictalurus punctatus, show that invasion occurs, but at a low efficiency...
  78. pmc High-throughput cryopreservation of spermatozoa of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus): Establishment of an approach for commercial-scale processing
    E Hu
    Aquaculture Research Station, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Cryobiology 62:74-82. 2011
    Hybrid catfish created by crossing of female channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and male blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) are being used increasingly in foodfish aquaculture because of their fast growth and efficient food conversion...
  79. ncbi Novel transcripts of the estrogen receptor alpha gene in channel catfish
    R Patino
    Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409 2120, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 120:314-25. 2000
    Complementary DNA libraries from liver and ovary of an immature female channel catfish were screened with a homologous ERalpha cDNA probe...
  80. ncbi Passive immunization of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus with anti-Flavobacterium columnare sera
    R A Shelby
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:143-7. 2007
    Passive immunization of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque) was conducted to determine if anti-Flavobacterium columnare serum was protective when injected intraperitoneally (i.p.) into channel catfish. The anti-F...
  81. doi Molecular characterization and gene expression of the channel catfish ferritin H subunit after bacterial infection and iron treatment
    Hong Liu
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:359-68. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the ferritin H gene in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to determine its genomic organization and copy numbers, to determine its patterns of tissue expression, ..
  82. pmc Edwardsiella ictaluri encodes an acid-activated urease that is required for intracellular replication in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) macrophages
    Natha J Booth
    Department of Veterinary Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6712-20. 2009
    ..ictaluri was significantly enhanced when urea was present, indicating that urease plays an important role in intracellular survival and replication, possibly through neutralization of the acidic environment of the phagosome...
  83. ncbi Bioavailability and toxicity of dietborne copper and zinc to fish
    Susan J Clearwater
    Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 132:269-313. 2002
    ..dietborne Cu toxicity occurred at daily doses of > 1 mg kg(-1) body weight d(-1) for channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), 1-15 mg kg(-1) body weight d(-1) (depending on life stage) for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and 35-45 mg ..
  84. ncbi Spinitectus macrospinosus n. sp. (Nematoda: Cystidicolidae) from the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus in southern Manitoba and its distribution in other Ictalurus spp
    Anindo Choudhury
    Division of Natural Sciences, St Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115, USA
    J Parasitol 89:782-91. 2003
    Spinitectus macrospinosus n. sp., a parasite of the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, from the Red and Assiniboine rivers in southern Manitoba, Canada, is characterized by spines reaching a maximum length of 21.8-26...
  85. doi Expression profiles of toll-like receptors in anterior kidney of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), acutely infected by Edwardsiella ictaluri
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Fish Dis 33:497-505. 2010
    ..of five toll-like receptors (TLR2, TLR3, TLR5, TLR20a and TLR21) were studied in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), under uninfected and acutely infected conditions [1-, 2-, 4-, 6-, 12-, 24-, 36- and 48-h post-..
  86. doi Expression analysis of selected immune-relevant genes in channel catfish during Edwardsiella ictaluri infection
    Banu Elibol-Flemming
    Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:23-35. 2009
    Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus were intraperitoneally challenged with the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri (the causative agent of enteric septicemia of catfish), and the expression of genes presumed to function in the inducible ..
  87. doi Genomic organisation of the channel catfish Mx1 gene and characterisation of multiple channel catfish Mx gene promoters
    Karen P Plant
    Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 24:575-83. 2008
    In order to further characterise channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Mx1, studies were initiated to amplify and clone the Mx1 promoter into a reporter vector, pGL3basic...
  88. ncbi Genomic structure of the proopiomelanocortin gene and expression during acute low-water stress in channel catfish
    Attila Karsi
    USDA ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit, Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, P O Box 38, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 143:104-12. 2005
    ..aims to determine genomic structure and expression of POMC gene during temporal stress in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)...
  89. doi Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 310:145-51. 2010
    ..columnare were pretreated with D-mannose, there was no upregulation of gliding motility genes. Taken together, our results suggest that carbohydrate-binding receptors play important roles in the chemotactic response to catfish mucus...
  90. ncbi The distribution of branchial carbonic anhydrase and the effects of gill and erythrocyte carbonic anhydrase inhibition in the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
    R P Henry
    Department of Zoology and Wildlife Science, Auburn University, AL 36849
    J Exp Biol 134:201-18. 1988
    ..in lysed erythrocytes and in branchial cytoplasm, mitochondria and microsomes of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Branchial CA activity was highest in the cytoplasmic fraction, but activity was very low in mitochondria ..
  91. ncbi Seasonal variations in the temperature acclimation response of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    W L Seddon
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Physiol Zool 70:33-44. 1997
    b>Channel catfish were collected on 11 different dates from October 1991 to July 1993 and acclimated in the laboratory to 7 degrees C, 15 degrees C, or 25 degrees C for 6 wk...
  92. ncbi Defeating diplostomoid dangers in USA catfish aquaculture
    Robin M Overstreet
    Department of Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, P O Box 7000, Ocean Springs, Mississippi 9566 7000, USA
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:153-65. 2004
    Diplostomoid digenean metacercariae have caused widescale mortalities of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), at aquaculture farms in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas, USA...
  93. ncbi Molecular biology of the channel catfish gonadotropin receptors: 2. Complementary DNA cloning, functional expression, and seasonal gene expression of the follicle-stimulating hormone receptor
    R S Kumar
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Biol Reprod 65:710-7. 2001
    Molecular cloning of the channel catfish FSH receptor is reported together with temporal changes in the gene expression throughout a reproductive cycle...
  94. ncbi Differential gene expression in the brain of channel catfish ( Ictalurus punctatus) in response to cold acclimation
    Z Ju
    Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 268:87-95. 2002
    ..We identified genes that are differentially expressed in the catfish ( Ictalurus punctatus) brain using a cDNA microarray approach to gain an initial understanding of adaptation to low temperature...
  95. ncbi Bolbophorus damnificus n. sp. (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) from the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and American white pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos in the USA based on life-cycle and molecular data
    Robin M Overstreet
    Department of Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, PO Box 7000, Ocean Springs 39566, USA
    Syst Parasitol 52:81-96. 2002
    ..prodiplostomulum metacercaria in the flesh, mostly near the skin, of pond-produced channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus has been demonstrated to be Bolbophorus damnificus Overstreet & Curran n. sp...
  96. ncbi Transcriptome analysis of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): initial analysis of gene expression and microsatellite-containing cDNAs in the skin
    Attila Karsi
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Gene 285:157-68. 2002
    Previous molecular genetic studies on channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) have focused on limited number of genes and gene products. Recent advancement of molecular techniques made high throughput analysis of transcriptomes possible...
  97. ncbi Bioinformatic mining of type I microsatellites from expressed sequence tags of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Jerry Serapion
    The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 6:364-77. 2004
    ..This project utilized the genomic resources of channel catfish expressed sequence tags (ESTs) to identify simple sequence repeats (SSRs), or microsatellites...
  98. ncbi Intestinal and hepatic microsomal metabolism of testosterone and progesterone by a 3 alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase to the 3 alpha-hydroxy derivatives in the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
    Zhen Lou
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, P O Box 100485, Gainesville 32610 0485, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 82:413-24. 2002
    Intestinal or hepatic microsomes from channel catfish converted [4-14C]-testosterone to three major metabolites: 6 beta-hydroxytestosterone, androstenedione and a third metabolite...
  99. ncbi Microsomal estrogen metabolism in channel catfish
    Harshala Butala
    Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677 1848, USA
    Mar Environ Res 58:489-94. 2004
    ..extent to which the potentially carcinogenic 4-hydroxyestradiol metabolite is formed by channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus; CC)...
  100. ncbi Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the measurement of plasma growth hormone (GH) levels in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): assessment of environmental salinity and GH secretogogues on plasma GH levels
    Katherine Drennon
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, T H Morgan School of Biological Sciences, 101 T H Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 133:314-22. 2003
    ..competitive, antigen-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the measurement of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) growth hormone (cfGH). The detection limit of the assay (90% binding) was 2...
  101. doi Disease spread models to estimate highly uncertain emerging diseases losses for animal agriculture insurance policies: an application to the U.S. farm-raised catfish industry
    Francisco J Zagmutt
    EpiX Analytics, 1643 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
    Risk Anal 33:1924-37. 2013
    ..The U.S. farm-raised channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) industry was used to evaluate the feasibility of using a disease spread simulation modeling framework to ..

Research Grants69

  1. Novel Innate Immune Receptors in Zebrafish
    GARY LITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A second model system, channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), in which NK-type cell lines that recognize allogenic targets have been derived, will be used for ..
  2. ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS--A MODEL TO STUDY MUCOSAL IMMUNITY
    JOANNE MAKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The common catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, and the protozoan parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, provide a unique and useful host/parasite system for the study of cutaneous mucosal immunity...
  3. Effects of Chronic Hypoxia on a Nonmammalian Vertebrate
    MARK BURLESON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..ventilatory control in response to chronic and intermittent hypoxia in the water-breathing channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). This study will fill a critical gap in our knowledge of O2 chemoreception...
  4. IMMUNOLOGIC STUDIES IN ECTOTHERMIC VERTEBRATES
    LESTER CLEM; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed studies are focused on the channel catfish, a teleost representing the economically most important freshwater aquaculture species in the USA...
  5. IgH Enhancer Function in an Ectothermic Vertebrate
    Gregory Warr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..is directed towards understanding the function of the enhancer that drives expression of the IgH locus in the channel catfish, a teleost fish and therefore lacking Ig class switching...
  6. Immunologic Studies in Ectothermin Vertebrates
    LESTER CLEM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is to better understand novel cellular and molecular aspects of adaptive and innate immune responses in the channel catfish (Ictalurus puntatus), an immunologically well-characterized teleost model system of considerable scientific ..
  7. Immunologic Studies in Ectothermin Vertebrates
    Norman Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..is to better understand novel cellular and molecular aspects of adaptive and innate immune responses in the channel catfish (Ictalurus puntatus), an immunologically well-characterized teleost model system of considerable scientific ..
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUSTATORY SYSTEM
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that retinoic acid acts as a signal to pattern endoderm directly during gastrulation (aim 3), presumptive pharyngeal endoderm will be excised, exposed to retinoic acid, and cultured. ..
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUSTATORY SYSTEM
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..These experiments should begin to unravel the complex interactions of the tissues that form the vertebrate head, and they are a necessary preamble to identifying the molecular signals underlying the development of the gustatory system. ..
  10. TASTE BUD DEVELOPMENT
    RICHARD NORTHCUTT; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Additional experimental neuroanatomical studies on the organization of the gustatory system of juvenile and adult axolotls will also be conducted in order to provide a more complete picture of this system...
  11. Roles of CYP1 & 19 in Fundulus Steroids & PAH Metabolism
    Kristine Willett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research will further define the utility of Fundulus as a model organism for studying PAH-associated toxicities and in the development of human CYP19 or CYP1 B-related therapeutics. ..