petromyzon

Summary

Summary: A genus of primitive fish in the family Petromyzontidae. The sole species is Petromyzon marinus, known as the sea lamprey. The adult form feeds parasitically on other fish species.

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  1. Root A, Nucci N, Sanford J, Rubin B, Trudeau V, Sower S. In situ characterization of gonadotropin- releasing hormone-I, -III, and glutamic acid decarboxylase expression in the brain of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus. Brain Behav Evol. 2005;65:60-70 pubmed
    ..GnRH)-I and -III has been extensively characterized by immunocytochemistry in the forebrain of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus...
  2. Johnson N, Yun S, Buchinger T, Li W. Multiple functions of a multi-component mating pheromone in sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus. J Fish Biol. 2012;80:538-54 pubmed publisher
    ..24-sulphate (3kPZS), to specifically induce upstream movement in ovulated female sea lampreys Petromyzon marinus was investigated...
  3. Hagey L, Møller P, Hofmann A, Krasowski M. Diversity of bile salts in fish and amphibians: evolution of a complex biochemical pathway. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2010;83:308-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of the evolution of bile salt synthetic pathways provides a rich model system for the molecular evolution of a complex biochemical pathway in vertebrates...
  4. Ren X, Chang S, Laframboise A, Green W, Dubuc R, Zielinski B. Projections from the accessory olfactory organ into the medial region of the olfactory bulb in the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus): a novel vertebrate sensory structure?. J Comp Neurol. 2009;516:105-16 pubmed publisher
    ..This study shows that these AOO neurons and their projections in the medial region of the olfactory bulb are anatomically distinct regions of the primary olfactory pathway in the sea lamprey...
  5. Rodríguez Muñoz R, Tregenza T. Genetic compatibility and hatching success in the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus). Biol Lett. 2009;5:286-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined evidence for effects of good genes and genetic compatibility on embryonic survival of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), a fish species with external fertilization that spawns in North Atlantic rivers...
  6. Reschly E, Bainy A, Mattos J, Hagey L, Bahary N, Mada S, et al. Functional evolution of the vitamin D and pregnane X receptors. BMC Evol Biol. 2007;7:222 pubmed
    ..In addition, several assays were used to search for evidence of PXR-mediated hepatic effects in three model non-mammalian species: sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), zebrafish (Danio rerio), and African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).
  7. Bryan M, Scott A, Li W. The sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) has a receptor for androstenedione. Biol Reprod. 2007;77:688-96 pubmed
    ..We report an androgen-Ar complex in the male sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), an extant jawless vertebrate...
  8. Li W. Potential multiple functions of a male sea lamprey pheromone. Chem Senses. 2005;30 Suppl 1:i307-8 pubmed
  9. Libants S, Carr K, Wu H, Teeter J, Chung Davidson Y, Zhang Z, et al. The sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus genome reveals the early origin of several chemosensory receptor families in the vertebrate lineage. BMC Evol Biol. 2009;9:180 pubmed publisher
    ..Whether these gene families arose in basal or advanced vertebrates has not been resolved because these families have not been examined systematically in agnathan genomes...

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  1. Reis Santos P, McCormick S, Wilson J. Ionoregulatory changes during metamorphosis and salinity exposure of juvenile sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus L.). J Exp Biol. 2008;211:978-88 pubmed publisher
    Ammocoetes of the anadromous sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus L. spend many years in freshwater before metamorphosing and migrating to sea...
  2. Hoye T, Dvornikovs V, Fine J, Anderson K, Jeffrey C, Muddiman D, et al. Details of the structure determination of the sulfated steroids PSDS and PADS: new components of the sea lamprey (petromyzon marinus) migratory pheromone. J Org Chem. 2007;72:7544-50 pubmed
    ..The logic underlying the iterative analyses used is presented...
  3. Derjean D, Moussaddy A, Atallah E, St Pierre M, Auclair F, Chang S, et al. A novel neural substrate for the transformation of olfactory inputs into motor output. PLoS Biol. 2010;8:e1000567 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study bridges the gap between behavior and cellular neural mechanisms in vertebrates, identifying a specific subsystem within the CNS, dedicated to producing motor responses to olfactory inputs...
  4. Waldman J, Grunwald C, Wirgin I. Sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus: an exception to the rule of homing in anadromous fishes. Biol Lett. 2008;4:659-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus is an anadromous fish that is an exception to this life-history pattern...
  5. Qiu H, Hildebrand F, Kuraku S, Meyer A. Unresolved orthology and peculiar coding sequence properties of lamprey genes: the KCNA gene family as test case. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:325 pubmed publisher
    ..To efficiently scrutinize this problem using partial genome assemblies of early vertebrates, we focused on the potassium voltage-gated channel, shaker-related (KCNA) family, whose members are mostly single-exon...
  6. Laframboise A, Ren X, Chang S, Dubuc R, Zielinski B. Olfactory sensory neurons in the sea lamprey display polymorphisms. Neurosci Lett. 2007;414:277-81 pubmed
    The sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) is an ancient jawless fish phyletically removed from modern (teleost) fishes...
  7. Ourth D, Rose W, Siefkes M. Isolation of mannose-binding C-type lectin from sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) plasma and binding to Aeromonas salmonicida. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;126:407-12 pubmed publisher
    The sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) is a parasitic cartilaginous fish of the North American Great Lakes and a predator of many bony fish species of commercial importance to the fishing industry...
  8. Yeh C, Chung Davidson Y, Wang H, Li K, Li W. Intestinal synthesis and secretion of bile salts as an adaptation to developmental biliary atresia in the sea lamprey. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:11419-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the molecular basis of these mechanisms may shed light on the evolution of bile salt synthesis and possible therapy for infant biliary atresia...
  9. Zielinski B, Fredricks K, McDonald R, Zaidi A. Morphological and electrophysiological examination of olfactory sensory neurons during the early developmental prolarval stage of the sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus L. J Neurocytol. 2005;34:209-16 pubmed
    ..examined olfactory sensory neuron morphology and physiological responsiveness in newly hatched sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus L...
  10. Muradov H, Boyd K, Kerov V, Artemyev N. PDE6 in lamprey Petromyzon marinus: implications for the evolution of the visual effector in vertebrates. Biochemistry. 2007;46:9992-10000 pubmed
    ..A single PDE6 catalytic subunit transcript was found in the sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus cDNA library...
  11. Grus W, Zhang J. Origin of the genetic components of the vomeronasal system in the common ancestor of all extant vertebrates. Mol Biol Evol. 2009;26:407-19 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings are important for understanding the evolution of vertebrate sensory systems and illustrate the utility of the genome sequences of early diverging vertebrates for uncovering the evolution of vertebrate-specific traits...
  12. Muradov H, Kerov V, Boyd K, Artemyev N. Unique transducins expressed in long and short photoreceptors of lamprey Petromyzon marinus. Vision Res. 2008;48:2302-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Transducin-alpha (G alpha(t)) subunits were investigated in lamprey Petromyzon marinus in order to understand the molecular origins of rod and cone photoreceptor G proteins...
  13. Johnson N, Yun S, Thompson H, Brant C, Li W. A synthesized pheromone induces upstream movement in female sea lamprey and summons them into traps. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show in the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), a vertebrate invader of the Laurential Great Lakes, that a synthesized component of the male mating ..
  14. Martin W, Bumm L, McCauley D. Development of the viscerocranial skeleton during embryogenesis of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon Marinus. Dev Dyn. 2009;238:3126-38 pubmed publisher
    ..this method results in cartilage fluorescence that we used to describe development of the branchial skeleton in Petromyzon marinus between 17 and 63 days of development...
  15. Sorensen P, Fine J, Dvornikovs V, Jeffrey C, Shao F, Wang J, et al. Mixture of new sulfated steroids functions as a migratory pheromone in the sea lamprey. Nat Chem Biol. 2005;1:324-8 pubmed
    ..This mixture is the first migratory pheromone identified in a vertebrate and is being investigated for use in lamprey control...
  16. Sower S, Balz E, Aquilina Beck A, Kavanaugh S. Seasonal changes of brain GnRH-I, -II, and -III during the final reproductive period in adult male and female sea lamprey. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011;170:276-82 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, these data provide evidence that there are seasonal and differential changes of the three GnRHs during this final reproductive period suggesting specific roles for each of the GnRHs in male and female reproduction...
  17. Villar Cerviño V, Barreiro Iglesias A, Mazan S, Rodicio M, Anadón R. Glutamatergic neuronal populations in the forebrain of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus: an in situ hybridization and immunocytochemical study. J Comp Neurol. 2011;519:1712-35 pubmed publisher
    ..we studied for the first time the distribution of glutamatergic neurons in the forebrain of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), belonging to the most ancient group of vertebrates (agnathans)...
  18. Lowartz S, Renaud R, Beamish F, Leatherland J. Evidence for 15alpha- and 7alpha-hydroxylase activity in gonadal tissue of the early-life stages of sea lampreys, Petromyzon marinus. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;138:119-27 pubmed
    Gonads of premetamorphosing larval (PML), transforming (TL) and newly metamorphosed (juvenile) sea lampreys (JL) (Petromyzon marinus) were incubated in vitro with tritiated pregnenolone ([(3)H]P(5)), progesterone ([(3)H]P(4)), and ..
  19. Lionarons D, Boyer J, Cai S. Evolution of substrate specificity for the bile salt transporter ASBT (SLC10A2). J Lipid Res. 2012;53:1535-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, our results indicate that the bile salt enterohepatic circulation is conserved throughout vertebrate evolution...
  20. Smith J, Kuraku S, Holt C, Sauka Spengler T, Jiang N, Campbell M, et al. Sequencing of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) genome provides insights into vertebrate evolution. Nat Genet. 2013;45:415-21, 421e1-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The lamprey genome provides an important resource for reconstructing vertebrate origins and the evolutionary events that have shaped the genomes of extant organisms. ..
  21. Osorio J, Megias M, Pombal M, Retaux S. Dynamic expression of the LIM-homeodomain gene Lhx15 through larval brain development of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus). Gene Expr Patterns. 2006;6:873-8 pubmed
    ..the non-embryonic development of the lamprey brain, we chose this gene to perform in situ hybridisations in Petromyzon marinus larvae of different ages...
  22. Sower S, Moriyama S, Kasahara M, Takahashi A, Nozaki M, Uchida K, et al. Identification of sea lamprey GTHbeta-like cDNA and its evolutionary implications. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2006;148:22-32 pubmed
    ..The present study was undertaken to identify GTH in sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, to gain a further understanding of the origin and evolution of reproductive pituitary hormones and ..
  23. Venkatachalam K. Petromyzonol sulfate and its derivatives: the chemoattractants of the sea lamprey. Bioessays. 2005;27:222-8 pubmed
    ..3 keto-PZS are bile alocohol derivatives that serve as chemoattractants during the life cycle of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)...
  24. Smith J, Antonacci F, Eichler E, Amemiya C. Programmed loss of millions of base pairs from a vertebrate genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:11212-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), a jawless vertebrate, undergoes a dramatic remodeling of its genome, resulting in the elimination of ..
  25. Meckley T, Wagner C, Luehring M. Field evaluation of larval odor and mixtures of synthetic pheromone components for attracting migrating sea lampreys in rivers. J Chem Ecol. 2012;38:1062-9 pubmed publisher
    The sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, is a harmful invader of the Laurentian Great Lakes. The odor emitted by larval lampreys resident to streams attracts migrating adults to high quality spawning habitats...
  26. Chung Davidson Y, Bryan M, Teeter J, Bedore C, Li W. Neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to weak electric fields in adult sea lampreys (Petromyzon marinus). Horm Behav. 2008;54:34-40 pubmed publisher
    We characterized the behavioral and neuroendocrine responses of adult sea lampreys (Petromyzon marinus) to weak electric fields...
  27. Silver M, Sower S. Functional characterization and kinetic studies of an ancestral lamprey GnRH-III selective type II GnRH receptor from the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus. J Mol Endocrinol. 2006;36:601-10 pubmed
  28. Freamat M, Kawauchi H, Nozaki M, Sower S. Identification and cloning of a glycoprotein hormone receptor from sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus. J Mol Endocrinol. 2006;37:135-46 pubmed
    ..glycoprotein hormone receptor I (lGpH-R I, GenBank AY750688) was cloned from the testes of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, using the GpH-R protein fingerprint GLYCHORMONER from the PRINTS database...
  29. Viana Di Prisco G, Boutin T, Petropoulos D, Brocard F, Dubuc R. The trigeminal sensory relay to reticulospinal neurones in lampreys. Neuroscience. 2005;131:535-46 pubmed
    ..Altogether, these results suggest that cells located within the trigeminal descending tract and projecting to reticular nuclei are likely to be the sensory trigeminal relays to reticulospinal neurones in lampreys...
  30. Green W, Basilious A, Dubuc R, Zielinski B. The neuroanatomical organization of projection neurons associated with different olfactory bulb pathways in the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69525 pubmed publisher
  31. Martel B, Guimond J, Gariépy J, Gravel J, Auclair F, Kolta A, et al. Respiratory rhythms generated in the lamprey rhombencephalon. Neuroscience. 2007;148:279-93 pubmed
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that normal breathing depends on the activity of neurons located in the rostral rhombencephalon in lampreys, whereas the caudal rhombencephalon generates the slow pattern...
  32. Schwartz E, Blackmer T, Gerachshenko T, Alford S. Presynaptic G-protein-coupled receptors regulate synaptic cleft glutamate via transient vesicle fusion. J Neurosci. 2007;27:5857-68 pubmed
    ..We conclude that a presynaptic GPCR regulates the profile of glutamate in the synaptic cleft through altering the mechanism of vesicle fusion leading to qualitative as well as quantitative changes in neural signaling...
  33. Buchinger T, Wang H, Li W, Johnson N. Evidence for a receiver bias underlying female preference for a male mating pheromone in sea lamprey. Proc Biol Sci. 2013;280:20131966 pubmed publisher
    ..for the male-released bile alcohol mating pheromone, 3 keto petromyzonol sulfate (3kPZS), of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) evolved as a result of a receiver bias...
  34. Nanou E, Alpert M, Alford S, El Manira A. Differential regulation of synaptic transmission by pre- and postsynaptic SK channels in the spinal locomotor network. J Neurophysiol. 2013;109:3051-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus SK channels can play a pivotal role in setting the dynamic range of synapses and enabling short-term plasticity in the spinal locomotor network...
  35. Das S, Hirano M, Aghaallaei N, Bajoghli B, Boehm T, Cooper M. Organization of lamprey variable lymphocyte receptor C locus and repertoire development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:6043-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Lethenteron camtschaticum), and our analysis indicates that VLRC sequences are well conserved in sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), L. camtschaticum, and European brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri). Genome sequences of P...
  36. Villar Cerviño V, Abalo X, Villar Cheda B, Melendez Ferro M, Perez Costas E, Holstein G, et al. Presence of glutamate, glycine, and gamma-aminobutyric acid in the retina of the larval sea lamprey: comparative immunohistochemical study of classical neurotransmitters in larval and postmetamorphic retinas. J Comp Neurol. 2006;499:810-27 pubmed
  37. Shifman M, Yumul R, Laramore C, Selzer M. Expression of the repulsive guidance molecule RGM and its receptor neogenin after spinal cord injury in sea lamprey. Exp Neurol. 2009;217:242-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The downregulation of RGM expression in neurons near the transection may increase the probability that regenerating axons will regenerate through the site of injury and entered caudal spinal cord...
  38. Kasamatsu J, Sutoh Y, Fugo K, Otsuka N, Iwabuchi K, Kasahara M. Identification of a third variable lymphocyte receptor in the lamprey. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:14304-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Single-cell PCR analysis identified LLCs that rearranged VLRC but not VLRA or VLRB, suggesting the presence of a unique population of LLCs that express only VLRC...
  39. Binder T, McDonald D. The role of dermal photoreceptors during the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) spawning migration. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2008;194:921-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The fact that the eyes apparently do not take on this role suggests that there is functional specialization between these two light sensing systems...
  40. Cornide Petronio M, Barreiro Iglesias A, Anadón R, Rodicio M. Retinotopy of visual projections to the optic tectum and pretectum in larval sea lamprey. Exp Eye Res. 2011;92:274-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The observations in larvae also reveal very different developmental timetables for these putative functions...
  41. Takahashi A, Yasuda A, Sower S, Kawauchi H. Posttranslational processing of proopiomelanocortin family molecules in sea lamprey based on mass spectrometric and chemical analyses. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2006;148:79-84 pubmed
    ..The posttranslational processing of POM in the PI is similar to that in gnathostomes in the sense of the occurrence of MSH, however, it differs in that beta-END is further cleaved, thus generating Met-enkephalin...
  42. Moriyama S, Oda M, Takahashi A, Sower S, Kawauchi H. Genomic structure of the sea lamprey growth hormone-encoding gene. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2006;148:33-40 pubmed
    ..In our previous study, GH and its cDNA were identified in the pituitary gland of the sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, an extant representative of the most ancient class of vertebrates, and isolated GH stimulated ..
  43. Herrin B, Cooper M. Alternative adaptive immunity in jawless vertebrates. J Immunol. 2010;185:1367-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The definition of common features of the VLR-based and Ig-based systems offers fresh insight into the evolution of adaptive immunity...
  44. Villar Cerviño V, Rocancourt C, Menuet A, Da Silva C, Wincker P, Anadón R, et al. A vesicular glutamate transporter in lampreys: cDNA cloning and early expression in the nervous system. J Chem Neuroanat. 2010;40:71-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparison of the early expression of VGluT genes between the lamprey and some anamniotan gnathostomes (frog, zebrafish) reveals a conserved expression pattern, likely to reflect ancestral vertebrate characteristics...
  45. Sauka Spengler T, Bronner Fraser M. Insights from a sea lamprey into the evolution of neural crest gene regulatory network. Biol Bull. 2008;214:303-14 pubmed
    ..In contrast, certain differences were observed in deployment of some neural crest specifier and downstream effector genes expected to confer species-specific migratory and differentiation properties...
  46. Chung Davidson Y, Priess M, Yeh C, Brant C, Johnson N, Li K, et al. A thermogenic secondary sexual character in male sea lamprey. J Exp Biol. 2013;216:2702-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Unexpectedly, we found that a male secondary sexual character in sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) is a thermogenic adipose tissue that instantly increases its heat production during sexual encounters...
  47. Mesa M, Bayer J, Bryan M, Sower S. Annual sex steroid and other physiological profiles of Pacific lampreys (Entosphenus tridentatus). Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2010;155:56-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study is the first to document long-term physiological changes in Pacific lampreys during overwintering and sexual maturation and increases our understanding of the life history of this unique fish...
  48. McConville M, Cohen N, Nowicki S, Lantz S, Hixson J, Ward A, et al. A field analysis of lampricide photodegradation in Great Lakes tributaries. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2017;19:891-900 pubmed publisher
    ..While >50% removal of TFM due to photolysis could occur in 13 long and shallow tributaries, in most systems lampricides will reach the Great Lakes untransformed. ..
  49. Birceanu O, McClelland G, Wang Y, Brown J, Wilkie M. The lampricide 3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol (TFM) uncouples mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in both sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) and TFM-tolerant rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2011;153:342-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that the mode of TFM toxicity in sea lamprey and rainbow trout is via uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation, leading to impaired ATP production...
  50. Xi X, Johnson N, Brant C, Yun S, Chambers K, Jones A, et al. Quantification of a male sea lamprey pheromone in tributaries of Laurentian Great Lakes by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:6437-43 pubmed publisher
    ..7?,12?,24-trihydroxy-5a-cholan-3-one-24-sulfate (3kPZS), a mating pheromone released by male sea lampreys (Petromyzon marinus), at low picomolar concentrations in natural waters to assess the presence of invasive populations...
  51. Coffin A, Dabdoub A, Kelley M, Popper A. Myosin VI and VIIa distribution among inner ear epithelia in diverse fishes. Hear Res. 2007;224:15-26 pubmed
    ..The lack of myo6 in specific American shad utricular hair bundles indicates a unique quality of these cells among fishes, perhaps relating to ultrasound detection capability that is found in this species...
  52. Parker D, Bevan S. Modulation of cellular and synaptic variability in the lamprey spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 2007;97:44-56 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that cellular and synaptic variability can be targeted for modulation, making it an additional source of spinal cord plasticity...
  53. Wang H, Johnson N, Bernardy J, Hubert T, Li W. Monitoring sea lamprey pheromones and their degradation using rapid stream-side extraction coupled with UPLC-MS/MS. J Sep Sci. 2013;36:1612-20 pubmed publisher
    Pheromones guide adult sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) to suitable spawning streams and mates, and therefore, when quantified, can be used to assess population size and guide management...