cypriniformes

Summary

Summary: An order of fish with 26 families and over 3,000 species. This order includes the families CYPRINIDAE (minnows and CARPS), Cobitidae (loaches), and Catostomidae (suckers).

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  1. He S, Gu X, Mayden R, Chen W, Conway K, Chen Y. Phylogenetic position of the enigmatic genus Psilorhynchus (Ostariophysi: Cypriniformes): evidence from the mitochondrial genome. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;47:419-25 pubmed
  2. Bird N, Hernandez L. Morphological variation in the Weberian apparatus of Cypriniformes. J Morphol. 2007;268:739-57 pubmed
    b>Cypriniformes (which includes the minnows, carps, loaches, algae-eaters, stone loaches, and suckers) is a morphologically diverse and incredibly speciose order of teleosts...
  3. Harris P, Mayden R. Phylogenetic relationships of major clades of Catostomidae (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) as inferred from mitochondrial SSU and LSU rDNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2001;20:225-37 pubmed
  4. Mayden R, Tang K, Conway K, Freyhof J, Chamberlain S, Haskins M, et al. Phylogenetic relationships of Danio within the order Cypriniformes: a framework for comparative and evolutionary studies of a model species. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2007;308:642-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Danio rerio is sister to D. kyathit among the species of Danio evaluated in this analysis. Microrasbora and Rasbora are non-monophyletic assemblages; however, Boraras is monophyletic...
  5. Slechtová V, Bohlen J, Tan H. Families of Cobitoidea (Teleostei; Cypriniformes) as revealed from nuclear genetic data and the position of the mysterious genera Barbucca, Psilorhynchus, Serpenticobitis and Vaillantella. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;44:1358-65 pubmed
  6. Peng Z, He S, Wang J, Wang W, Diogo R. Mitochondrial molecular clocks and the origin of the major Otocephalan clades (Pisces: Teleostei): A new insight. Gene. 2006;370:113-24 pubmed
    ..these recent papers explicitly defend a Pangean origin for some otocephalan groups such as the Siluriformes or Cypriniformes. To know whether or not the otocephalans as a whole, and particularly the mainly freshwater, cosmopolitan ..
  7. Culling M, Janko K, Boron A, Vasil ev V, Côté I, Hewitt G. European colonization by the spined loach (Cobitis taenia) from Ponto-Caspian refugia based on mitochondrial DNA variation. Mol Ecol. 2006;15:173-90 pubmed
    ..Low genetic diversity within C. taenia suggests that its colonization of Europe is relatively recent. Demographic analyses revealed a history of recent expansion and isolation by distance...
  8. Hrbek T, Stölting K, Bardakci F, Küçük F, Wildekamp R, Meyer A. Plate tectonics and biogeographical patterns of the Pseudophoxinus (Pisces: Cypriniformes) species complex of central Anatolia, Turkey. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2004;32:297-308 pubmed
    ..The geological history of Anatolia is likely to have had a major impact on the diversification history of many taxa occupying central Anatolia; many of these taxa are likely to be still unrecognized as distinct...
  9. Lavoué S, Miya M, Poulsen J, Møller P, Nishida M. Monophyly, phylogenetic position and inter-familial relationships of the Alepocephaliformes (Teleostei) based on whole mitogenome sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;47:1111-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Inferred relationships among alepocephaliform taxa were not congruent with any of the previously published phylogenetic hypotheses based on morphological characters...

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  1. Chen W, Miya M, Saitoh K, Mayden R. Phylogenetic utility of two existing and four novel nuclear gene loci in reconstructing Tree of Life of ray-finned fishes: the order Cypriniformes (Ostariophysi) as a case study. Gene. 2008;423:125-34 pubmed publisher
    ..aimed at understanding the evolutionary relationships of the planet's largest clade of freshwater fishes--the Cypriniformes. The primers and laboratory protocols presented here were successfully tested in 33 species comprising all ..
  2. Janko K, Culling M, Rab P, Kotlík P. Ice age cloning--comparison of the Quaternary evolutionary histories of sexual and clonal forms of spiny loaches (Cobitis; Teleostei) using the analysis of mitochondrial DNA variation. Mol Ecol. 2005;14:2991-3004 pubmed
    ..Our data indicate the frequent origins of asexuality irrespective of the parental populations involved and the comparable dispersal potential of diploid and triploid lineages...
  3. Nam Y, Cho Y, Lee S, Kim B, Kim D. Molecular characterization of hepcidin gene from mud loach (Misgurnus mizolepis; Cypriniformes). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:1251-8 pubmed publisher
    ..hepcidin, an antimicrobial peptide, was isolated and characterized in the mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis (Cypriniformes)...
  4. Dong X, Xu H, Huang K, Liou Q, Zhou J. The preparation and characterization of an antimicrobial polypeptide from the loach, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. Protein Expr Purif. 2002;26:235-42 pubmed
    ..Similarity searches by comparing amino acid composition, MS-fingerprint, and the N-terminus of MAPP demonstrated that no protein exactly matched MAPP in databases around the world...
  5. Yoshikawa H, Morishima K, Fujimoto T, Saito T, Kobayashi T, Yamaha E, et al. Chromosome doubling in early spermatogonia produces diploid spermatozoa in a natural clonal fish. Biol Reprod. 2009;80:973-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results support the conclusion that chromosome doubling occurs at the type A spermatogonial stage in diploid spermatogenesis in the clonal fish...
  6. You L, Zhao M, Liu R, Regenstein J. Antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of loach ( Misgurnus anguillicaudatus ) peptides prepared by papain digestion. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:7948-53 pubmed publisher
    ..However, further mechanistic and human clinical studies of the anticancer activity of loach protein hydrolysate fractions are needed...
  7. Vasil ev V, Lebedeva E, Vasil Eva E, Ryskov P. Monoclonal and de novo arising tetraploid forms of the genus Cobitis (Cobitidae) from different clonal-bisexual complexes. Dokl Biol Sci. 2007;416:360-3 pubmed
  8. Mayden R, Chen W, Bart H, Doosey M, Simons A, Tang K, et al. Reconstructing the phylogenetic relationships of the earth's most diverse clade of freshwater fishes--order Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi): a case study using multiple nuclear loci and the mitochondrial genome. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;51:500-14 pubmed publisher
    The order Cypriniformes is the most diverse clade of freshwater fishes and is natively distributed on all continents except South America, Australia, and Antarctica...
  9. Stock D. Zebrafish dentition in comparative context. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2007;308:523-49 pubmed
    ..Such reduction of the dentition, characteristic of the order Cypriniformes, has never been reversed, despite subsequent and extensive diversification of the group in numbers of species ..
  10. Mabee P, Arratia G, Coburn M, Haendel M, Hilton E, Lundberg J, et al. Connecting evolutionary morphology to genomics using ontologies: a case study from Cypriniformes including zebrafish. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2007;308:655-68 pubmed
    ..and new ontologies to connect the evolutionary anatomy and image database that is being developed in the Cypriniformes Tree of Life project to the Zebrafish Information Network (HYPERLINK "file://localhost/Library/Local%..
  11. Gross J. The complex origin of Astyanax cavefish. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:105 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, current and past gene flow between surface and cave forms have complicated the delineation of particular cave populations...
  12. Janko K, Bohlen J, Lamatsch D, Flajshans M, Epplen J, Rab P, et al. The gynogenetic reproduction of diploid and triploid hybrid spined loaches (Cobitis: Teleostei), and their ability to establish successful clonal lineages--on the evolution of polyploidy in asexual vertebrates. Genetica. 2007;131:185-94 pubmed
    ..Spined loaches represent a unique example, among asexual vertebrates, where more than one ploidy level can establish persistent clonal lineages, which are reproductively independent of one another...
  13. Stock D, Jackman W, Trapani J. Developmental genetic mechanisms of evolutionary tooth loss in cypriniform fishes. Development. 2006;133:3127-37 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesize that a loss of Fgf signaling to oral epithelium was associated with cypriniform tooth loss...
  14. Clements M, Bart H, Hurley D. A different perspective on the phylogenetic relationships of the Moxostomatini (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) based on cytochrome-b and Growth Hormone intron sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;63:159-67 pubmed publisher
    We have examined phylogenetic relationships of suckers of tribe Moxostomatini (Cypriniformes, Catostomidae) using cytochrome-b and Growth Hormone gene intron sequences...
  15. Zhang C, Huang K. Mechanism of apoptosis induced by a polysaccharide, from the loach Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (MAP) in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006;210:236-45 pubmed
    ..However, further research on the molecular mechanisms of MAP effecting on the cells' mitochondria is necessary...
  16. Pasco Viel E, Charles C, Chevret P, Semon M, Tafforeau P, Viriot L, et al. Evolutionary trends of the pharyngeal dentition in Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi). PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e11293 pubmed publisher
    The fish order Cypriniformes is one of the most diverse ray-finned fish groups in the world with more than 3000 recognized species...
  17. Crow K, Amemiya C, Roth J, Wagner G. Hypermutability of HoxA13A and functional divergence from its paralog are associated with the origin of a novel developmental feature in zebrafish and related taxa (Cypriniformes). Evolution. 2009;63:1574-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Rather, we find a latent build up of molecular changes in a gene associated with the development of a novel feature in a very diverse group of fishes...
  18. Bradić M, Beerli P, García de León F, Esquivel Bobadilla S, Borowsky R. Gene flow and population structure in the Mexican blind cavefish complex (Astyanax mexicanus). BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:9 pubmed publisher
  19. Cho Y, Lee S, Kim K, Nam Y. Two metallothionein genes from mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis (Teleostei; Cypriniformes): gene structure, genomic organization, and mRNA expression analysis. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;153:317-26 pubmed publisher
    ..genes, MLMT-IA and MLMT-IB, were isolated and characterized from the mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis (Teleostei; Cypriniformes)...
  20. Chen W, Mayden R. Molecular systematics of the Cyprinoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes), the world's largest clade of freshwater fishes: further evidence from six nuclear genes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;52:544-9 pubmed publisher
  21. Doosey M, Bart H, Saitoh K, Miya M. Phylogenetic relationships of catostomid fishes (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes) based on mitochondrial ND4/ND5 gene sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;54:1028-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The analysis provides strong support for recognizing four tribes in subfamily Catostominae...
  22. Slechtová V, Bohlen J, Perdices A. Molecular phylogeny of the freshwater fish family Cobitidae (Cypriniformes: Teleostei): delimitation of genera, mitochondrial introgression and evolution of sexual dimorphism. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;47:812-31 pubmed publisher
  23. Engeman J, Aspinwall N, Mabee P. Development of the pharyngeal arch skeleton in Catostomus commersonii (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). J Morphol. 2009;270:291-305 pubmed publisher
    ..ossification of the pharyngeal arches and associated dermal bones from Catostomus commersonii (Catostomidae, Cypriniformes) and make selected comparisons to other similarly described pharyngeal arches...
  24. Bufalino A, Mayden R. Phylogenetic relationships of North American phoxinins (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes: Leuciscidae) as inferred from S7 nuclear DNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;55:143-52 pubmed publisher
    ..As in some other recent phylogenetic studies of the Cyprinoidea, analyses of this study fail to support the broader subfamily designations within the formerly recognized family Cyprinidae...
  25. Zhang X, Yue B, Jiang W, Song Z. The complete mitochondrial genome of rock carp Procypris rabaudi (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) and phylogenetic implications. Mol Biol Rep. 2009;36:981-91 pubmed publisher
  26. Li J, Wang X, Kong X, Zhao K, He S, Mayden R. Variation patterns of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene with secondary structure constraints and their application to phylogeny of cyprinine fishes (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;47:472-87 pubmed publisher
  27. Boron A. Karyotypes and cytogenetic diversity of the genus Cobitis (Pisces, Cobitidae) in Poland: a review. Cytogenetic evidence for a hybrid origin of some Cobitis triploids. Folia Biol (Krakow). 2003;51 Suppl:49-54 pubmed
    ..taenia-elongatoides, four different triploid and two tetraploid biotypes. The results obtained indicate the hypothetical mode of origin of some polyploid Cobitis forms...
  28. Zhang C, Huang K. Apoptosis induction on HL-60 cells of a novel polysaccharide from the mucus of the loach, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;99:385-90 pubmed
    ..These investigations suggest that the polysaccharide from loach has the function of anti-proliferation and induction of apoptosis in tumor cells in vitro...
  29. Noh J, Cho K, Han E, Kim A, Lee J, Kim D, et al. Genomic cloning of mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis (Cypriniformes, Cobitidae) beta-actin gene and usefulness of its promoter region for fish transgenesis. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2003;5:244-52 pubmed
    ..Fish weights were monitored over the next 4 weeks. These data suggest that the proximal promoter and the first intron enhancer of the mud loach beta-actin gene are useful for autogenic mud loach transgenesis...
  30. Tang Q, Liu H, Mayden R, Xiong B. Comparison of evolutionary rates in the mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b gene and control region and their implications for phylogeny of the Cobitoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006;39:347-57 pubmed publisher
    ..their rates in 93 specimens representing 67 species of loaches and some related taxa in the Cobitoidea (Order Cypriniformes). The results showed that sequence divergences of the CR were broadly higher than those of the cyt b (about 1...
  31. Saitoh K, Sado T, Mayden R, Hanzawa N, Nakamura K, Nishida M, et al. Mitogenomic evolution and interrelationships of the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi): the first evidence toward resolution of higher-level relationships of the world's largest freshwater fish clade based on 59 whole mitogenome sequences. J Mol Evol. 2006;63:826-41 pubmed
    Fishes of the order Cypriniformes are almost completely restricted to freshwater bodies and number > 3400 species placed in 5 families, each with poorly defined subfamilies and/or tribes...
  32. Wang X, Li J, He S. Molecular evidence for the monophyly of East Asian groups of Cyprinidae (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) derived from the nuclear recombination activating gene 2 sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;42:157-70 pubmed
  33. Juchno D, Lackowska B, Boron A, Kilarski W. DNA content of hepatocyte and erythrocyte nuclei of the spined loach (Cobitis taenia L.) and its polyploid forms. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2010;36:523-529 pubmed publisher
  34. Block A, Mabee P. Development of the mandibular, hyoid arch and gill arch skeleton in the Chinese barb Puntius semifasciolatus: comparisons of ossification sequences among Cypriniformes. J Fish Biol. 2012;81:54-80 pubmed publisher
  35. He S, Mayden R, Wang X, Wang W, Tang K, Chen W, et al. Molecular phylogenetics of the family Cyprinidae (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes) as evidenced by sequence variation in the first intron of S7 ribosomal protein-coding gene: further evidence from a nuclear gene of the systematic chaos in the family. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;46:818-29 pubmed publisher
    ..The Leuciscini includes six other subfamilies that are mainly divided into three separate lineages. The relationships among genera and subfamilies are discussed as well as the possible origins of major lineages...
  36. Kim K, Cho Y, Bang I, Nam Y. Isolation and characterization of the apolipoprotein multigene family in Hemibarbus mylodon (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;152:38-46 pubmed publisher
    ..apoE-2, apoC-I, apoC-II, apo-14 kDa, and apoM) in the Korean spotted barbel Hemibarbus mylodon (Teleostei: Cypriniformes), an endangered fish species. Nucleotide sequences of all apolipoproteins of H...
  37. Qin C, Ding Y, Huang K, Xu H. Protective effect of Misgurnus anguillicaudatus polysaccharide on immunological liver injury in mice. Int Immunopharmacol. 2008;8:607-12 pubmed publisher
    ..8% respectively, and the expression of iNOS and Bax was decreased (vs. BCG-LPS model control group) by 80.3% and 38.4%, while the expression of cNOS and Bcl-2 increased (vs. BCG-LPS model control group) by 58.7% and 352%, respectively...
  38. Janko K, Kotlík P, Rab P. Evolutionary history of asexual hybrid loaches (Cobitis: Teleostei) inferred from phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA variation. J Evol Biol. 2003;16:1280-7 pubmed
    ..Combined mtDNA and allozyme data suggest that the triploids arose through the incorporation of a haploid sperm genome into unreduced ova produced by diploid hybrids...
  39. Prikrylová I, Matejusova I, Jarkovsky J, Gelnar M. Morphometric comparison of three members of the Gyrodactylus nemachili-like species group (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) on Barbatula barbatula L. in the Czech Republic, with a reinstatement of G. papernai Ergens & Bychowsky, 1967. Syst Parasitol. 2008;69:33-44 pubmed
    ..These analyses provided sufficient evidence for the restoration of G. papernai as a valid taxon. Partial sequences of the internal transcribed spacer rRNA genes (ITS rDNA) verified the validity of all three Gyrodactylus species studied...
  40. Belousov L, Burlakov A, Luchinskaia N. [Statistical and frequency-amplitude characteristics of ultra-weak emissions of loach eggs and embryos under normal conditions and on their optic interactions. II. Changes in characteristics of ultra-weak emissions upon optic interaction of groups of. Ontogenez. 2003;34:453-63 pubmed
    ..We conclude that the previously described effects of optic interactions between groups of loach embryos of different ages could be due to changes in the frequency spectra of their ultraweak emissions...
  41. Liu S, Mayden R, Zhang J, Yu D, Tang Q, Deng X, et al. Phylogenetic relationships of the Cobitoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes with analyses of gene evolution. Gene. 2012;508:60-72 pubmed publisher
    The superfamily Cobitoidea of the order Cypriniformes is a diverse group of fishes, inhabiting freshwater ecosystems across Eurasia and North Africa...
  42. Wu M, Nishimiya O, Nakamori M, Soyano K, Todo T, Hara A, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of the expression profiles of vitellogenin transcripts in the dojo loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) in response to 17?-ethinylestradiol and 17?-estradiol administration. Zoolog Sci. 2014;31:202-12 pubmed publisher
  43. Delic A, Bucar M, Kucinić M, Mrakovcić M. New data about distribution of Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922) (Cobitidae) in Croatia. Folia Biol (Krakow). 2003;51 Suppl:39-42 pubmed
    ..Results suggest that anthropogenic factors caused the disappearance ofthe goldside loach from most streams in the lower parts of their course. Therefore, S. balcanica should be listed as an endangered species in the Croatian fauna...
  44. Ahn S, Sung J, Kim N, Lee A, Jeon S, Lee J, et al. Molecular cloning, expression, and characterization of cathepsin L from mud loach (Misgurnus mizolepis). Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;162:1858-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The optimum temperature for the proMlCtL enzyme was found to be 40 °C. In addition, proMlCtL activity was dependent upon the presence of several metal ions and detergents...
  45. Hamilton S, Holley K, Buhl K, Bullard F. Selenium impacts on razorback sucker, Colorado: Colorado River III. Larvae. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2005;61:168-89 pubmed
    ..Selenium concentrations of 4.6 microg/g in food resulted in rapid mortality of larvae from Horsethief, Adobe Creek, and North Pond, and suggested that selenium toxicity in the Colorado River could limit recovery of this endangered fish...
  46. Du Pasquier L. Fish 'n' TRIMs. J Biol. 2009;8:50 pubmed publisher
    ..The history of these receptors involves ancient linkage to paralogs of the major histocompatibility complex, and the family has invertebrate precursors...
  47. Huang X, Huang Y, Yuan X, Zhang Q. Electron microscopic examination of the viromatrix of Rana grylio virus in a fish cell line. J Virol Methods. 2006;133:117-23 pubmed
    ..i. The number of empty capsids within viromatrix was generally more than that of "full" particles at different time points, and there was a strong positive correlation between them...
  48. Maltais D, Roy R. Purification and partial characterization of vitellogenin from shorthead redhorse (Moxostoma macrolepidotum) and copper redhorse (Moxostoma hubbsi) and detection in plasma and mucus with a heterologous antibody. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2009;35:241-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Using this antibody, VTG was detected in plasma and surface mucus of E2B-treated redhorse. This is the most extensive report on purification and characterization of vitellogenin from catostomidid species...
  49. Duboué E, Borowsky R. Altered rest-activity patterns evolve via circadian independent mechanisms in cave adapted balitorid loaches. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e30868 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data suggest that consistent reduction in total rest times were accomplished evolutionarily through alterations in rest homeostasis...
  50. Juchno D, Boron A. Reproduction and fecundity of the golden loach, Sabanejewia baltica Witkowski, 1994 from Bug River in Poland. Reprod Biol. 2012;12:73-9 pubmed
    ..The golden loach has an asynchronous ovary and spawns in batches. The absolute fecundity of the golden loach ranged from 1507 to 7220 eggs (3050±1377). We hypothesize that the golden loach spawns twice a year...
  51. Yan Y, Xu Y, Chu L, He S, Chen Y. Age, growth and reproduction of Sarcocheilichthys nigripinnis from the Qingyi Stream in the Huangshan Mountains. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2012;33:e25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The absolute fecundity increased significantly with total length and weight, whereas no significant correlation was observed between the relative fecundity and body size...
  52. Tsui T, Randall D, Chew S, Jin Y, Wilson J, Ip Y. Accumulation of ammonia in the body and NH(3) volatilization from alkaline regions of the body surface during ammonia loading and exposure to air in the weather loach Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. J Exp Biol. 2002;205:651-9 pubmed
    ..During periods of elevated tissue ammonia levels, some ammonia is lost by volatilization via air-breathing using the gut. In addition, some ammonia may be lost across the skin during air exposure...
  53. Kost M, Alimov A, Sarafanov A, Tikchomirova T, Gumeniuk R, Timofeeva MJa -, et al. 5S rRNA gene hybridizes to human chromosome 1 at two sites (1q42.11-->q42.13 and 1q43). Cytogenet Cell Genet. 1995;68:82-4 pubmed
    ..1993) and suggest a multicluster organization of the human 5S rRNA genes...