hepatopancreas

Summary

Summary: A primitive form of digestive gland found in marine ARTHROPODS, that contains cells similar to those found in the mammalian liver (HEPATOCYTES), and the PANCREAS.

Top Publications

  1. Ji P, Yao C, Wang Z. Immune response and gene expression in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) hemocytes and hepatopancreas against some pathogen-associated molecular patterns. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:563-70 pubmed publisher
    ..appeared at 6 h in hemocytes, of CAT with 47 times as much as that of the control group appeared at 12 h in hepatopancreas, and with 2...
  2. Tang Q, Feng L, Jiang W, Liu Y, Jiang J, Li S, et al. Effects of dietary copper on growth, digestive, and brush border enzyme activities and antioxidant defense of hepatopancreas and intestine for young grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013;155:370-80 pubmed publisher
    ..dietary copper (Cu) on fish growth, digestive and absorptive enzyme activities, and antioxidant status in the hepatopancreas and intestine, young grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) (282±2.8 g) were fed six diets containing 0...
  3. Sun Y, Fu L, Jia Y, Du X, Wang Q, Wang Y, et al. A hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin from the Chinese shrimp Fenneropenaeus chinensis exhibits antimicrobial activity. Mol Immunol. 2008;45:348-61 pubmed
    ..Here, we report a novel hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin, designated Fc-hsL, from the hepatopancreas of the Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus ..
  4. Ferré L, Medesani D, García C, Grodzielski M, Rodríguez E. Vitellogenin levels in hemolymph, ovary and hepatopancreas of the freshwater crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) during the reproductive cycle. Rev Biol Trop. 2012;60:253-61 pubmed
    ..a lipoprotein precursor of the vitellum accumulated in spawned eggs, can be synthesized in the ovary and/or hepatopancreas of most crustaceans, being the hemolymph the way for transporting Vg throughout the reproductive cycle...
  5. Paganini C, Bianchini A. Copper accumulation and toxicity in isolated cells from gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). Environ Toxicol Chem. 2009;28:1200-5 pubmed publisher
    ..accumulation and toxicity of dissolved copper (1-100 microM) in isolated cells from posterior gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)...
  6. Bhavan P, Geraldine P. Manifestation of carbaryl toxicity on soluble protein and histopathology in the hepatopancreas and gills of the prawn, Macrobrachium malcolmsonii. J Environ Biol. 2009;30:533-8 pubmed
    The present study examined alterations in the protein pattern and histopathology of the hepatopancreas and gills of Macrobrachium malcolmsonii following exposure to Sevin, the commercial grade of carbaryl (1-Naphthylmethyl carbamate) ..
  7. Anisimova V, Rebrikov D, Shagin D, Kozhemyako V, Menzorova N, Staroverov D, et al. Isolation, characterization and molecular cloning of duplex-specific nuclease from the hepatopancreas of the Kamchatka crab. BMC Biochem. 2008;9:14 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the search for novel nucleases with potentially exploitable functions remains an important scientific undertaking...
  8. Zhao Z, Yin Z, Xu X, Weng S, Rao X, Dai Z, et al. A novel C-type lectin from the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei possesses anti-white spot syndrome virus activity. J Virol. 2009;83:347-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Reverse transcription-PCR analysis revealed that LvCTL1 mRNA was specifically expressed in the hepatopancreas of L. vannamei...
  9. Zarai Z, Bacha A, Horchani H, Bezzine S, Zouari N, Gargouri Y, et al. A novel hepatopancreatic phospholipase A2 from Hexaplex trunculus with digestive and toxic activities. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010;494:121-9 pubmed publisher
    A marine snail digestive phospholipase A2 (mSDPL) was purified from delipidated hepatopancreas. Unlike known digestive phospholipases A2, which are 14 kDa proteins, the purified mSDPL has a molecular mass of about 30 kDa...
  10. Chai Y, Yu S, Zhao X, Zhu Q, Wang J. Comparative proteomic profiles of the hepatopancreas in Fenneropenaeus chinensis response to white spot syndrome virus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;29:480-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Differentially expressed proteins in the hepatopancreas of control and WSSV-injected Chinese white shrimp between (6, 12 and 24 h post-injection) were screened...

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Publications63

  1. Ji P, Yao C, Wang Z. Immune response and gene expression in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) hemocytes and hepatopancreas against some pathogen-associated molecular patterns. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:563-70 pubmed publisher
    ..appeared at 6 h in hemocytes, of CAT with 47 times as much as that of the control group appeared at 12 h in hepatopancreas, and with 2...
  2. Tang Q, Feng L, Jiang W, Liu Y, Jiang J, Li S, et al. Effects of dietary copper on growth, digestive, and brush border enzyme activities and antioxidant defense of hepatopancreas and intestine for young grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013;155:370-80 pubmed publisher
    ..dietary copper (Cu) on fish growth, digestive and absorptive enzyme activities, and antioxidant status in the hepatopancreas and intestine, young grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) (282±2.8 g) were fed six diets containing 0...
  3. Sun Y, Fu L, Jia Y, Du X, Wang Q, Wang Y, et al. A hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin from the Chinese shrimp Fenneropenaeus chinensis exhibits antimicrobial activity. Mol Immunol. 2008;45:348-61 pubmed
    ..Here, we report a novel hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin, designated Fc-hsL, from the hepatopancreas of the Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus ..
  4. Ferré L, Medesani D, García C, Grodzielski M, Rodríguez E. Vitellogenin levels in hemolymph, ovary and hepatopancreas of the freshwater crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) during the reproductive cycle. Rev Biol Trop. 2012;60:253-61 pubmed
    ..a lipoprotein precursor of the vitellum accumulated in spawned eggs, can be synthesized in the ovary and/or hepatopancreas of most crustaceans, being the hemolymph the way for transporting Vg throughout the reproductive cycle...
  5. Paganini C, Bianchini A. Copper accumulation and toxicity in isolated cells from gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). Environ Toxicol Chem. 2009;28:1200-5 pubmed publisher
    ..accumulation and toxicity of dissolved copper (1-100 microM) in isolated cells from posterior gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)...
  6. Bhavan P, Geraldine P. Manifestation of carbaryl toxicity on soluble protein and histopathology in the hepatopancreas and gills of the prawn, Macrobrachium malcolmsonii. J Environ Biol. 2009;30:533-8 pubmed
    The present study examined alterations in the protein pattern and histopathology of the hepatopancreas and gills of Macrobrachium malcolmsonii following exposure to Sevin, the commercial grade of carbaryl (1-Naphthylmethyl carbamate) ..
  7. Anisimova V, Rebrikov D, Shagin D, Kozhemyako V, Menzorova N, Staroverov D, et al. Isolation, characterization and molecular cloning of duplex-specific nuclease from the hepatopancreas of the Kamchatka crab. BMC Biochem. 2008;9:14 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the search for novel nucleases with potentially exploitable functions remains an important scientific undertaking...
  8. Zhao Z, Yin Z, Xu X, Weng S, Rao X, Dai Z, et al. A novel C-type lectin from the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei possesses anti-white spot syndrome virus activity. J Virol. 2009;83:347-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Reverse transcription-PCR analysis revealed that LvCTL1 mRNA was specifically expressed in the hepatopancreas of L. vannamei...
  9. Zarai Z, Bacha A, Horchani H, Bezzine S, Zouari N, Gargouri Y, et al. A novel hepatopancreatic phospholipase A2 from Hexaplex trunculus with digestive and toxic activities. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010;494:121-9 pubmed publisher
    A marine snail digestive phospholipase A2 (mSDPL) was purified from delipidated hepatopancreas. Unlike known digestive phospholipases A2, which are 14 kDa proteins, the purified mSDPL has a molecular mass of about 30 kDa...
  10. Chai Y, Yu S, Zhao X, Zhu Q, Wang J. Comparative proteomic profiles of the hepatopancreas in Fenneropenaeus chinensis response to white spot syndrome virus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;29:480-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Differentially expressed proteins in the hepatopancreas of control and WSSV-injected Chinese white shrimp between (6, 12 and 24 h post-injection) were screened...
  11. James R, Thampuran N, Lalitha K, Rajan L, Joseph T. Differential gene expression profile of the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus by suppression subtractive hybridization. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;29:884-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Subtractive Hybridization was employed in order to identify the differentially expressed genes in the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus...
  12. Lancman J, Zvenigorodsky N, Gates K, Zhang D, Solomon K, Humphrey R, et al. Specification of hepatopancreas progenitors in zebrafish by hnf1ba and wnt2bb. Development. 2013;140:2669-79 pubmed publisher
    ..are thought to arise from a common multipotent progenitor pool, it is unclear whether these progenitors of the hepatopancreas system are specified by a common genetic mechanism...
  13. Chen G, Feng L, Kuang S, Liu Y, Jiang J, Hu K, et al. Effect of dietary arginine on growth, intestinal enzyme activities and gene expression in muscle, hepatopancreas and intestine of juvenile Jian carp (Cyprinus carpio var. Jian). Br J Nutr. 2012;108:195-207 pubmed publisher
    ..quantitative PCR analysis was performed to determine the relative expression of TOR and 4E-BP in fish muscle, hepatopancreas and intestine. Dietary arginine increased (P < 0...
  14. Myers J, Ittiprasert W, Raghavan N, Miller A, Knight M. Differences in cysteine protease activity in Schistosoma mansoni-resistant and -susceptible Biomphalaria glabrata and characterization of the hepatopancreas cathepsin B Full-length cDNA. J Parasitol. 2008;94:659-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Zymographs of extracts from the whole snail or hepatopancreas indicated higher proteolytic activity in resistant, compared with susceptible, snails...
  15. Koehler A, Marx U, Broeg K, Bahns S, Bressling J. Effects of nanoparticles in Mytilus edulis gills and hepatopancreas - a new threat to marine life?. Mar Environ Res. 2008;66:12-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In both, gills and hepatopancreas we analysed uptake of nanomaterials by transmission electronmicroscopy (TEM) in unstained ultrathin sections ..
  16. Ma W, Wang L, He Y, Yan Y. Tissue-specific cadmium and metallothionein levels in freshwater crab Sinopotamon henanense during acute exposure to waterborne cadmium. Environ Toxicol. 2008;23:393-400 pubmed publisher
    ..after Cd exposure, and the Cd accumulation level in various tissues followed the following order: gill > hepatopancreas > muscle > ovary. MT levels were clearly tissue-specific after Cd exposure...
  17. Suzuki N, Hoshino K, Murakami K, Takeyama H, Chow S. Molecular diet analysis of phyllosoma larvae of the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus (Decapoda: Crustacea). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2008;10:49-55 pubmed
    ..larvae of the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus, the sources of 18S rDNA clones obtained from the hepatopancreas were investigated...
  18. Pellon Maison M, Garcia C, Cattaneo E, Coleman R, Gonzalez Baro M. Macrobrachium borellii hepatopancreas contains a mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase which initiates triacylglycerol biosynthesis. Lipids. 2009;44:337-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The mitochondrial isoform GPAT1 may have been the acyltransferase that appeared first in evolution. The hepatopancreas of the crustacean Macrobrachium borellii has a high capacity for triacylglycerol (TAG) biosynthesis and ..
  19. Robalino J, Almeida J, McKillen D, Colglazier J, Trent H, Chen Y, et al. Insights into the immune transcriptome of the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei: tissue-specific expression profiles and transcriptomic responses to immune challenge. Physiol Genomics. 2007;29:44-56 pubmed
    ..of a cDNA microarray encompassing 2,469 putative unigenes expressed in gills, circulating hemocytes, and hepatopancreas of Litopenaeus vannamei is described...
  20. Yamuna A, Bhavan P, Geraldine P. Ultrastructural observations in gills and hepatopancreas of prawn Macrobrachium malcolmsonii exposed to mercury. J Environ Biol. 2009;30:693-9 pubmed
    The juveniles of M. malcolmsonii were exposed to 24.1 microg l(-1) of Hg fora period of 21 days. The gills and hepatopancreas of test prawns were sampled and processed for electron microscopic observations...
  21. Jeon J, Lee S, Kim K, Baek H, Kim S, Kim I, et al. Characterization of two vitellogenin cDNAs from a Pandalus shrimp (Pandalopsis japonica): expression in hepatopancreas is down-regulated by endosulfan exposure. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;157:102-12 pubmed publisher
    ..PCR screening of cDNA from the hepatopancreas from control and endosulfan-exposed animals, using 120 sets of random primers, yielded partial cDNAs encoding ..
  22. Leung P, Wang Y, Mak S, Ng W, Leung K. Differential proteomic responses in hepatopancreas and adductor muscles of the green-lipped mussel Perna viridis to stresses induced by cadmium and hydrogen peroxide. Aquat Toxicol. 2011;105:49-61 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to reveal the proteomic responses in the hepatopancreas and adductor muscle of a common biomonitor, Perna viridis after 14-day exposure to two model chemicals, cadmium (Cd; a toxic metal) and hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2); ..
  23. Zhang S, Zhu D, Chang M, Zhao Q, Jiao R, Huang B, et al. Three goose-type lysozymes in the gastropod Oncomelania hupensis: cDNA sequences and lytic activity of recombinant proteins. Dev Comp Immunol. 2012;36:241-6 pubmed publisher
    ..hupensis. The three lysozyme genes were expressed mainly in hepatopancreas, with relatively low expression level observed in head-foot muscle and intestine. When comparing S...
  24. Xuan R, Wang L, Sun M, Ren G, Jiang M. Effects of cadmium on carbohydrate and protein metabolisms in the freshwater crab Sinopotamon yangtsekiense. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2011;154:268-74 pubmed publisher
    ..As the time lapsed, some symptoms on metabolism obstacle reflect the toxic effect of sublethal Cd(2+)...
  25. Li T, Brouwer M. Gene expression profile of hepatopancreas from grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio exposed to cyclic hypoxia. Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics. 2013;8:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Differentially expressed genes in the hepatopancreas were determined in cyclic hypoxic vs...
  26. Amara S, Fendri A, Ben Salem N, Gargouri Y, Miled N. Snail hepatopancreatic lipase: a new member of invertebrates lipases' group. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;162:942-52 pubmed publisher
    ..A lipolytic activity was located in the land snail (Eobania vermiculata) digestive glands (hepatopancreas), from which a snail digestive lipase (SnDL) was purified...
  27. Wang L, Yan B, Liu N, Li Y, Wang Q. Effects of cadmium on glutathione synthesis in hepatopancreas of freshwater crab, Sinopotamon yangtsekiense. Chemosphere. 2008;74:51-6 pubmed publisher
  28. Jiang H, Cai Y, Chen L, Zhang X, Hu S, Wang Q. Functional annotation and analysis of expressed sequence tags from the hepatopancreas of mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2009;11:317-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The hepatopancreas of E. sinensis is not only an important digestive organ but also an indispensable immune organ...
  29. Cheng L, Jin X, Li W, Li S, Guo X, Wang J, et al. Fatty acid binding proteins FABP9 and FABP10 participate in antibacterial responses in Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54053 pubmed publisher
    ..An obvious variation in the expression of Es-FABP9 and Es-FABP10 mRNA in E. sinensis was observed in hepatopancreas, gills, and hemocytes post-LPS challenge...
  30. Canesi L, Borghi C, Ciacci C, Fabbri R, Vergani L, Gallo G. Bisphenol-A alters gene expression and functional parameters in molluscan hepatopancreas. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2007;276:36-44 pubmed
    ..In this work the possible effects of BPA were investigated in the hepatopancreas of the bivalve mollusc Mytilus galloprovincialis: mussels were injected with different amounts of BPA (3-60ng/..
  31. Li N, Zhao Y, Yang J. Impact of waterborne copper on the structure of gills and hepatopancreas and its impact on the content of metallothionein in juvenile giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Crustacea: Decapoda). Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007;52:73-9 pubmed
    This study aims to elucidate both the impact of copper on the structure of the gills and hepatopancreas and the induction of metallothionein (MT) during waterborne copper exposure in juvenile Macrobrachium rosenbergii...
  32. Souchet N, Laplante S. Seasonal and geographical variations of sterol composition in snow crab hepatopancreas and pelagic fish viscera from Eastern Quebec. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;147:378-86 pubmed
    Sterol composition was determined in snow crab hepatopancreas and mackerel and herring viscera for various locations and collection periods...
  33. Liu D, Yan B, Yang J, Lei W, Wang L. Mitochondrial pathway of apoptosis in the hepatopancreas of the freshwater crab Sinopotamon yangtsekiense exposed to cadmium. Aquat Toxicol. 2011;105:394-402 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the mechanism of Cd-induced apoptosis in the hepatopancreas, freshwater crabs Sinopotamon yangtsekiense were exposed to 0, 3.56, 7.12, 14.25, 28.49 and 56...
  34. Revathi P, Vasanthi L, Munuswamy N. Effect of cadmium on the ovarian development in the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man). Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2011;74:623-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, the control prawn showed normal cellular architecture of gills, hepatopancreas and ovary with mature oocytes...
  35. Balti R, Hmidet N, Jellouli K, Nedjar Arroume N, Guillochon D, Nasri M. Cathepsin D from the hepatopancreas of the cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis): purification and characterization. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:10623-30 pubmed publisher
    Cathepsin D from the hepatopancreas of cuttlefish ( Sepia officinalis ) was purified to homogeneity by precipitation with ammonium sulfate (30-60%, w/v), Sephadex G-100 gel filtration, Mono-S cation-exchange chromatography, Sephadex G-75 ..
  36. Tan S, Yuan Z, Liu Y, Yang Y. [Effects of Cd2+ on antioxidant system in hepatopancreas of Procambarus clarkii]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:2595-601 pubmed
    ..activities of antioxidative enzymes (SOD, CAT, and GSH-PX) and the antioxidation substances (GSH and Vc) in hepatopancreas of freshwater crayfish Procambarus clarkii...
  37. Zeng D, Chen X, Xie D, Zhao Y, Yang C, Li Y, et al. Transcriptome analysis of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) hepatopancreas in response to Taura syndrome Virus (TSV) experimental infection. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57515 pubmed publisher
    ..To better understand the interaction between shrimp immune and TSV, we performed a transcriptome analysis in the hepatopancreas of L. vannamei challenged with TSV, using the 454 pyrosequencing (Roche) technology.
  38. Li X, Cui Z, Liu Y, Song C, Shi G. Transcriptome analysis and discovery of genes involved in immune pathways from hepatopancreas of microbial challenged mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68233 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, high-throughput RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) technology provides a powerful and efficient method for transcript analysis and immune gene discovery...
  39. Wang X, Xu W, Zhang X, Zhao X, Yu X, Wang J. A C-type lectin is involved in the innate immune response of Chinese white shrimp. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:556-62 pubmed publisher
    ..RT-PCR analysis showed that FcLec3 was mainly expressed in hepatopancreas and that the expression of FcLec3 was obviously up-regulated by Vibrio anguillarum or white spot syndrome ..
  40. Zhang X, Xu W, Wang X, Mu Y, Zhao X, Yu X, et al. A novel C-type lectin with two CRD domains from Chinese shrimp Fenneropenaeus chinensis functions as a pattern recognition protein. Mol Immunol. 2009;46:1626-37 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a novel C-type lectin (Fc-Lec2) was cloned from the hepatopancreas of Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus chinensis...
  41. Wang P, Gu Z, Huang X, Liu B, Deng X, Ai H, et al. An immune deficiency homolog from the white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, activates antimicrobial peptide genes. Mol Immunol. 2009;46:1897-904 pubmed publisher
    ..LvIMD mRNA is expressed in most tissues and is induced in hepatopancreas and hemocytes after immune challenge...
  42. Wong Q, Mak W, Chu K. Differential gene expression in hepatopancreas of the shrimp Metapenaeus ensis during ovarian maturation. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2008;10:91-8 pubmed
    Differentially expressed genes were identified in the hepatopancreas of Metapenaeus ensis during ovarian maturation via differential display reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (DDRT-PCR)...
  43. Tiu S, Benzie J, Chan S. From hepatopancreas to ovary: molecular characterization of a shrimp vitellogenin receptor involved in the processing of vitellogenin. Biol Reprod. 2008;79:66-74 pubmed publisher
    ..when needed for receptor-mediated endocytosis during the rapid phase of extraovarian Vg production by the hepatopancreas. A peptide from the C-terminal end of VgR was synthesized for antibody production...
  44. Zhao Z, Yin Z, Weng S, Guan H, Li S, Xing K, et al. Profiling of differentially expressed genes in hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus-resistant shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) by suppression subtractive hybridisation. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2007;22:520-34 pubmed
    ..method was employed to identify differentially expressed genes and their expression profiles in the hepatopancreas of the white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) resistant and susceptible Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)...
  45. Moore M, Viarengo A, Donkin P, Hawkins A. Autophagic and lysosomal reactions to stress in the hepatopancreas of blue mussels. Aquat Toxicol. 2007;84:80-91 pubmed
    ..Finally, we discuss the possibility of low level triggering of autophagy in mussels by fluctuating environmental regimes providing a mechanism for tolerance to environmental stress...
  46. Liu D, Yang J, Wang L. Cadmium induces ultrastructural changes in the hepatopancreas of the freshwater crab Sinopotamon henanense. Micron. 2013;47:24-32 pubmed publisher
    ..To explore the morphological changes in the hepatopancreas, freshwater crabs Sinopotamon henanense were exposed to water-borne Cd for 72h...
  47. Zhang D, Xie P, Liu Y, Chen J, Wen Z. Spatial and temporal variations of microcystins in hepatopancreas of a freshwater snail from Lake Taihu. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2009;72:466-72 pubmed publisher
    In this paper, spatial and temporal variations of three common microcystins (MC-RR, MC-YR, and MC-LR) in the hepatopancreas of a freshwater snail (Bellamya aeruginosa) were studied monthly in two bays of Lake Taihu...
  48. Nunan L, Pantoja C, Lightner D. Improvement of a PCR method for the detection of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis in shrimp. Dis Aquat Organ. 2008;80:69-73 pubmed publisher
  49. Mak A, Choi C, Tiu S, Hui J, He J, Tobe S, et al. Vitellogenesis in the red crab Charybdis feriatus: Hepatopancreas-specific expression and farnesoic acid stimulation of vitellogenin gene expression. Mol Reprod Dev. 2005;70:288-300 pubmed
    ..acid sequence determination revealed that several ovarian polypeptides and one polypeptide secreted by the hepatopancreas were identical to part of the C. feriatus Vg (CfVg) precursor...
  50. Kostanjsek R, Strus J, Drobne D, Avgustin G. 'Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis', an intracellular bacterium from the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:543-9 pubmed
    Intracellular bacteria were observed in the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber...
  51. Kung S, Chan S, Hui J, Tsang W, Mak A, He J. Vitellogenesis in the sand shrimp, metapenaeus ensis: the contribution from the hepatopancreas-specific vitellogenin gene (MeVg2). Biol Reprod. 2004;71:863-70 pubmed
    ..The MeVg2 is expressed only in the hepatopancreas, and the expression level of MeVg2 in adult female increases from the early vitellogenic stage, reaching a ..
  52. Ahearn G, Mandal P, Mandal A. Mechanisms of heavy-metal sequestration and detoxification in crustaceans: a review. J Comp Physiol B. 2004;174:439-52 pubmed
    ..The focus of this review is the decapod hepatopancreas and its complement of metallothioneins, membrane metal transport proteins, and vacuolar sequestration ..
  53. Zilli L, Schiavone R, Scordella G, Zonno V, Verri T, Storelli C, et al. Changes in cell type composition and enzymatic activities in the hepatopancreas of Marsupenaeus japonicus during the moulting cycle. J Comp Physiol B. 2003;173:355-63 pubmed
    ..furosemide-sensitive Na(+)-ATPase) that occur during the different stages of the moulting cycle in the hepatopancreas of the Marsupenaeus japonicus...
  54. Pinho G, da Rosa C, Maciel F, Bianchini A, Yunes J, Proença L, et al. Antioxidant responses and oxidative stress after microcystin exposure in the hepatopancreas of an estuarine crab species. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2005;61:353-60 pubmed
    Antioxidant responses and oxidative stress were evaluated in the hepatopancreas of the estuarine crab Chasmagnathus granulatus (Decapoda, Brachyura) after oral microcystin administration...
  55. Wu J, Chen H. Metallothionein induction and heavy metal accumulation in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei exposed to cadmium and zinc. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2005;140:383-94 pubmed
    ..From our results, it is very clear that the response of L. vannamei to Cd differs from that to Zn, and this should be considered when using MTs in field applications to monitor metals contamination...
  56. Vincent A, Lotz J. Time course of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis (NHP) in experimentally infected Litopenaeus vannamei and quantification of NHP-bacterium using real-time PCR. Dis Aquat Organ. 2005;67:163-9 pubmed
    ..A total of 120 individuals were exposed per os to a 0.05 g piece of NHPB-infected hepatopancreas and 100 controls were exposed to uninfected tissue...
  57. Bianchini A, Monserrat J. Effects of methyl parathion on Chasmagnathus granulatus hepatopancreas: protective role of sesamol. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2007;67:100-8 pubmed
    ..of the mixed function oxygenase (MFO) system, against histopathological effects of methyl parathion in the hepatopancreas of the estuarine crab, Chasmagnathus granulatus, was studied. Exposure (72 h) to a sublethal dose (0...
  58. Schuwerack P, Lewis J. The mode of action of acute and chronic concentrations of waterborne Cd in the digestive gland of the acclimated infested freshwater crab ( Potamonautes warreni). Cell Tissue Res. 2003;312:249-63 pubmed
    ..Cd accumulated in the cells of the digestive gland in a time-, concentration- and cell-type-specific fashion...
  59. Stroomberg G, Ariese F, Gestel C, Hattum Bv B, Velthorst N, Straalen N. Pyrene biotransformation and kinetics in the hepatopancreas of the isopod Porcellio scaber. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2004;47:324-31 pubmed
    ..Concentrations of 1-hydroxypyrene in the hepatopancreas were very low...
  60. Pan D, He N, Yang Z, Liu H, Xu X. Differential gene expression profile in hepatopancreas of WSSV-resistant shrimp (Penaeus japonicus) by suppression subtractive hybridization. Dev Comp Immunol. 2005;29:103-12 pubmed
    ..method was employed to identify differentially expressed genes and their expression profile in the hepatopancreas of the virus-resistant penaeid shrimp...
  61. Larade K, Storey K. Anoxia-induced transcriptional upregulation of sarp-19: cloning and characterization of a novel EF-hand containing gene expressed in hepatopancreas of Littorina littorea. Biochem Cell Biol. 2004;82:285-93 pubmed
    ..Differential screening of a cDNA library derived from the hepatopancreas of the marine snail Littorina littorea revealed a novel anoxia-induced gene, sarp-19 (snail anoxia-responsive ..
  62. Schill R, Köhler H. Energy reserves and metal-storage granules in the hepatopancreas of Oniscus asellus and Porcellio scaber (Isopoda) from a metal gradient at Avonmouth, UK. Ecotoxicology. 2004;13:787-96 pubmed
    ..for the frequency and size of metal-containing granules (spherites), lipid droplets and glycogen in their hepatopancreas. The number and size of spherites in the hepatopancreas of O...
  63. Chavez Crooker P, Pozo P, Castro H, Dice M, Boutet I, Tanguy A, et al. Cellular localization of calcium, heavy metals, and metallothionein in lobster (Homarus americanus) hepatopancreas. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2003;136:213-24 pubmed
    ..this metal-binding protein in several organ systems in lobster and in single cell types isolated from lobster hepatopancreas. Individual lobster hepatopancreatic epithelial cell types were separated into pure single cell type ..