eels

Summary

Summary: Common name for an order (Anguilliformes) of voracious, elongate, snakelike teleost fishes.

Top Publications

  1. doi The cloning of eel osmotic stress transcription factor and the regulation of its expression in primary gill cell culture
    W K F Tse
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    J Exp Biol 211:1964-8. 2008
  2. pmc Primitive duplicate Hox clusters in the European eel's genome
    Christiaan V Henkel
    ZF screens BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32231. 2012
  3. doi Fitness consequences of individual specialisation in resource use and trophic morphology in European eels
    Julien Cucherousset
    Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, Dorset, UK
    Oecologia 167:75-84. 2011
  4. ncbi Characterization of ion channel and transporter mRNA expressions in isolated gill chloride and pavement cells of seawater acclimating eels
    William K F Tse
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 346:1181-90. 2006
  5. ncbi Evolution of the deep-sea gulper eel mitochondrial genomes: large-scale gene rearrangements originated within the eels
    Jun G Inoue
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1917-24. 2003
  6. doi Cephalic morphology of Pythonichthys macrurus (Heterenchelyidae: Anguilliformes): specializations for head-first burrowing
    Soheil Eagderi
    Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates, Department of Biology, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Morphol 271:1053-65. 2010
  7. doi The alloherpesviral counterparts of interleukin 10 in European eel and common carp
    Steven J van Beurden
    Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 31:1211-7. 2011
  8. doi Differential regulation of the expression of cytochrome P450 aromatase, estrogen and androgen receptor subtypes in the brain-pituitary-ovarian axis of the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) reveals steroid dependent and independent mechanisms
    Shan Ru Jeng
    Department of Aquaculture, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 175:163-72. 2012
  9. doi A field survey of metal binding to metallothionein and other cytosolic ligands in liver of eels using an on-line isotope dilution method in combination with size exclusion (SE) high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) coupled to Inductively Coupled Plas
    Karen Van Campenhout
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sci Total Environ 394:379-89. 2008
  10. doi Mechanisms of quinolone resistance in Aeromonas species isolated from humans, water and eels
    Elena Alcaide
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Ecologia, Universitat de Valencia, C Doctor Moliner 50, E 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Res Microbiol 161:40-5. 2010

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  1. doi The cloning of eel osmotic stress transcription factor and the regulation of its expression in primary gill cell culture
    W K F Tse
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    J Exp Biol 211:1964-8. 2008
    In the present study, we aimed to clone an osmotic stress transcriptional factor (Ostf) from gill cells of Japanese eels. In addition, we measured its expression in Percoll-gradient-isolated gill chloride (CC) and pavement (PVC) cells and ..
  2. pmc Primitive duplicate Hox clusters in the European eel's genome
    Christiaan V Henkel
    ZF screens BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32231. 2012
    ..However, the key morphological innovation elsewhere in the eel's life history coincides with the evolutionary origin of its Hox repertoire...
  3. doi Fitness consequences of individual specialisation in resource use and trophic morphology in European eels
    Julien Cucherousset
    Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, Dorset, UK
    Oecologia 167:75-84. 2011
    ..e. narrower and broader headed individuals), demonstrating the existence of disruptive selection associated with individual specialisation...
  4. ncbi Characterization of ion channel and transporter mRNA expressions in isolated gill chloride and pavement cells of seawater acclimating eels
    William K F Tse
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 346:1181-90. 2006
    ..In this study, we isolated the gill PVCs and CCs from seawater acclimating Japanese eels to address the issue...
  5. ncbi Evolution of the deep-sea gulper eel mitochondrial genomes: large-scale gene rearrangements originated within the eels
    Jun G Inoue
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1917-24. 2003
    ..During the course of molecular phylogenetic studies on the Elopomorpha (eels and their allies), we found that mitochondrial genomes (mitogenomes) from the two deep-sea gulper eels, Eurypharynx ..
  6. doi Cephalic morphology of Pythonichthys macrurus (Heterenchelyidae: Anguilliformes): specializations for head-first burrowing
    Soheil Eagderi
    Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates, Department of Biology, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Morphol 271:1053-65. 2010
    The Heterenchelyidae, a family of Anguilliformes, are highly specialized fossorial eels. This study was conducted to evaluate the cranial specialization in relation to head-first burrowing behavior in the heterenchelyid, Pythonichthys ..
  7. doi The alloherpesviral counterparts of interleukin 10 in European eel and common carp
    Steven J van Beurden
    Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 31:1211-7. 2011
    ..The presence and structural conservation of these alloherpesviral IL-10 genes suggest that they might play an important role in the evolution of pathogenesis...
  8. doi Differential regulation of the expression of cytochrome P450 aromatase, estrogen and androgen receptor subtypes in the brain-pituitary-ovarian axis of the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) reveals steroid dependent and independent mechanisms
    Shan Ru Jeng
    Department of Aquaculture, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 175:163-72. 2012
    ..Female eels treated with catfish pituitary homogenate (CPH) to induce sexual maturation showed an increase in the expression of ..
  9. doi A field survey of metal binding to metallothionein and other cytosolic ligands in liver of eels using an on-line isotope dilution method in combination with size exclusion (SE) high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) coupled to Inductively Coupled Plas
    Karen Van Campenhout
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sci Total Environ 394:379-89. 2008
    ..The close relationship between the cytosolic metal load and the total MT levels or the metals bound on the MT pool indicates that the metals, rather than other stress factors, are the major factor determining MT induction...
  10. doi Mechanisms of quinolone resistance in Aeromonas species isolated from humans, water and eels
    Elena Alcaide
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Ecologia, Universitat de Valencia, C Doctor Moliner 50, E 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Res Microbiol 161:40-5. 2010
    ..media, Aeromonas salmonicida, Aeromonas popoffii and Aeromonas veronii, recovered from humans, freshwater and eels. The quinolone resistance-determining regions (QRDRs) of gyrA and parC genes were sequenced in these resistant ..
  11. ncbi A review of the possible impacts of long-term oceanic and climate changes and fishing mortality on recruitment of anguillid eels of the Northern Hemisphere
    B Knights
    University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1M 8JS, London, UK
    Sci Total Environ 310:237-44. 2003
    Possible causes of declines in recruitment of European, American and Japanese eels to continental waters are reviewed...
  12. doi Natural selection influences AFLP intraspecific genetic variability and introgression patterns in Atlantic eels
    P A Gagnaire
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution ISEM UMR 5554 CNRS UMII, Universite de Montpellier II, Place E Bataillon, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 18:1678-91. 2009
    ..The Atlantic eels Anguilla rostrata and A...
  13. ncbi Central effects of various ligands on drinking behavior in eels acclimated to seawater
    Tomohiro Kozaka
    Laboratory of Integrative Physiology, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    J Exp Biol 206:687-92. 2003
    ..The stimulatory effect of intravenous eANG II disappeared immediately, and was followed by an inhibition, which could be well explained by an increase in eANP secretion from the atrium...
  14. ncbi Integrative approach to osmoregulatory action of atrial natriuretic peptide in seawater eels
    Takehiro Tsukada
    Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:31-8. 2006
    Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) reduces plasma Na+ concentration and promotes seawater (SW) adaptation in SW eels. However, little is known about the mechanisms for the hyponatremic effect of ANP...
  15. ncbi Changes in steroid hormone profiles and ovarian histology during salmon pituitary-induced vitellogenesis and ovulation in female New Zealand longfinned eels, Anguilla dieffenbachii gray
    P M Lokman
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, 316 Great King Street, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Exp Zool 289:119-29. 2001
    To assess whether induced vitellogenesis in longfinned eels mimics that in naturally maturing conspecifics, female eels were artificially matured and steroid hormone status and oocyte cytology during oogenesis were evaluated...
  16. ncbi Oceanic biology: spawning of eels near a seamount
    Katsumi Tsukamoto
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Nature 439:929. 2006
    Discoveries of the larvae of the European and American eels, Anguilla anguilla and A. rostrata, in the Sargasso Sea and of the Japanese eel, A...
  17. ncbi Taxonomic study of sucrose-positive Aeromonas jandaei-like isolates from faeces, water and eels: emendation of A. jandaei Carnahan et al. 1992
    Consuelo Esteve
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Ecologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universitat de Valencia, E 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1411-9. 2003
    Fourteen sucrose-positive Aeromonas jandaei-like isolates from fresh water and reared European eels were subjected to a polyphasic study to determine their taxonomic position...
  18. ncbi Morphological features of Prosorhynchus crucibulum and P. aculeatus (Digenea: Bucephalidae), intestinal parasites of Conger conger (Pisces: Congridae), elucidated by scanning electron microscopy
    Maria João Santos
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, Praça Gomes Teixeira, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 49:96-102. 2002
    ..P. aculeatus has spines of a different shape, as wide as they are long and with a rounded margin. They cover the whole body and almost the entire rhynchus, but none were found in the middle of the rhynchus or on its neck region...
  19. pmc Deep-ocean origin of the freshwater eels
    Jun G Inoue
    Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Biol Lett 6:363-6. 2010
    Of more than 800 species of eels of the order Anguilliformes, only freshwater eels (genus Anguilla with 16 species plus three subspecies) spend most of their lives in freshwater during their catadromous life cycle...
  20. doi Localization of diversified relaxin gene transcripts in the brain of eels
    Guo Bin Hu
    Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 172:430-9. 2011
    ..did not detect differences in expression of any rln3 or rln gene between freshwater- and seawater-acclimated eels. In situ hybridization showed that rln3a was expressed in neurons of the lateral lemniscus of the midbrain and of ..
  21. doi Functional morphology of the pharyngeal jaw apparatus in moray eels
    Rita S Mehta
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Morphol 269:604-19. 2008
    Moray eels (Muraenidae) are a relatively large group of anguilliform fishes that are notable for their crevice-dwelling lifestyle and renowned for their ability to consume large prey...
  22. doi Occurrence of residues of the veterinary drug malachite green in eels caught downstream from municipal sewage treatment plants
    Andrea Schuetze
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR, Section for Residues of Medicinal Products, Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin, Germany
    Chemosphere 72:1664-70. 2008
    ..green (MG), a veterinary drug illegally used for the treatment of aquacultured fish, have been found in wild eels caught from surface waters downstream from the sewers of different municipal sewage treatment plants (STPs)...
  23. ncbi Resistance of eels (Gymnothorax) to the venom of sea kraits (Laticauda colubrina): a test of coevolution
    H Heatwole
    Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7617, USA
    Toxicon 36:619-25. 1998
    b>Eels of the genus Gymnothorax from the Pacific are selectively preyed upon by banded sea kraits (Laticauda colubrina) and have been reported to sustain massive doses of sea krait venom without ill effect...
  24. pmc Oceanic spawning ecology of freshwater eels in the western North Pacific
    Katsumi Tsukamoto
    Department of Marine Bioscience, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 5 1 5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8564, Japan
    Nat Commun 2:179. 2011
    The natural reproductive ecology of freshwater eels remained a mystery even after some of their offshore spawning areas were discovered approximately 100 years ago...
  25. doi Elongation of the body in eels
    Rita S Mehta
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 100 Schaffer Road, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:1091-105. 2010
    ..The three major clades of eels we examined have slightly different mechanisms of elongation...
  26. ncbi Ovarian mitochondrial cytochrome b mRNA levels increase with sexual maturity in freshwater eels (Anguilla spp.)
    P M Lokman
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University, 3 1 1 Minato cho, 041 8611 Hakodate, Japan
    J Comp Physiol B 173:11-9. 2003
    Differential display of mRNA was used to identify an upregulated gene in ovaries of artificially maturing Japanese eels (Anguilla japonica)...
  27. ncbi Identification of two functional guanylin receptors in eel: multiple hormone-receptor system for osmoregulation in fish intestine and kidney
    Shinya Yuge
    Laboratory of Physiology, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1, Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 149:10-20. 2006
    ..esophagus, stomach and intestine) and kidney, and their expression was higher in the intestine of seawater-adapted eels than that of freshwater eels just as observed with the guanylin genes...
  28. ncbi How cadmium could compromise the completion of the European eel's reproductive migration
    Fabien Pierron
    UMR CNRS 5805 EPOC, Team GEMA, Universite Bordeaux 1 et CNRS, Place du Dr Peyneau, 33120, Arcachon, France
    Environ Sci Technol 42:4607-12. 2008
    ..Both control and Cd precontaminated female silver eels were experimentally matured and forced to swim in metal-free conditions to mimic their reproductive migration...
  29. pmc Interspecific communicative and coordinated hunting between groupers and giant moray eels in the Red Sea
    Redouan Bshary
    1Department of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    PLoS Biol 4:e431. 2006
    ..We provide evidence of the following: (1) associations are nonrandom, (2) groupers signal to moray eels in order to initiate joint searching and recruit moray eels to prey hiding places, (3) signalling is dependent on ..
  30. ncbi Transcriptomic approach to the study of osmoregulation in the European eel Anguilla anguilla
    Svetlana Kalujnaia
    School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom
    Physiol Genomics 31:385-401. 2007
    ..The life cycle of the European eel includes two migratory periods, the second being the migration of FW eels back to the Sargasso Sea for reproduction...
  31. pmc Phylogeography of two moray eels indicates high dispersal throughout the indo-pacific
    Joshua S Reece
    Department of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Box 1137, One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Hered 101:391-402. 2010
    ..In contrast, moray eels have the longest pelagic larval stages among reef fishes, possibly providing opportunities to disperse over great ..
  32. ncbi Sublethal effects of exposure to chemical compounds: a cause for the decline in Atlantic eels?
    Tony Robinet
    Fonctionnement des Ecosystèmes et Biologie de la Conservation, UMR 6553 Ecobio CNRS Université de Rennes 1, France
    Ecotoxicology 11:265-77. 2002
    Because of their unusual life cycle, American and European eels (Anguilla rostrata Lesueur and A. anguilla L.), are particularly exposed to pollutant effects...
  33. ncbi Endocrine evidence that silvering, a secondary metamorphosis in the eel, is a pubertal rather than a metamorphic event
    Salima Aroua
    MNHN, Département des Milieux et Peuplements Aquatiques, USM 0401, UMR 5178 CNRS, Paris, France
    Neuroendocrinology 82:221-32. 2005
    ..we compared the profiles of pituitary and peripheral hormones during the transition from yellow to silver female eels. A strong activation of the gonadotropic axis was shown during silvering...
  34. ncbi Raptorial jaws in the throat help moray eels swallow large prey
    Rita S Mehta
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Nature 449:79-82. 2007
    ..Moray eels display much less effective suction-feeding abilities...
  35. pmc Progestin is an essential factor for the initiation of the meiosis in spermatogenetic cells of the eel
    Takeshi Miura
    Laboratory of Fish Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8566, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7333-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that DHP, a progestin, is an essential factor for the initiation of meiosis...
  36. pmc Swimming suppresses hepatic vitellogenesis in European female silver eels as shown by expression of the estrogen receptor 1, vitellogenin1 and vitellogenin2 in the liver
    Arjan P Palstra
    Molecular Cell Biology, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Einsteinweg 55, 2333 CC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:27. 2010
    When European silver eels (Anguilla anguilla) venture into the Atlantic Ocean for their 6,000 km semelparous spawning run to the Sargasso Sea, they are still in a prepubertal stage...
  37. doi The area postrema in hindbrain is a central player for regulation of drinking behavior in Japanese eels
    Shigenori Nobata
    Laboratory of Physiology, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R1569-77. 2011
    ..circumventricular organ (CVO) in the medulla oblongata, in the regulation of drinking behavior of seawater (SW) eels. The antidipsogenic effects of ghrelin and atrial natriuretic peptide and hypervolemia and hyperosmolemia (1 M ..
  38. doi Melatonin activates brain dopaminergic systems in the eel with an inhibitory impact on reproductive function
    M E Sebert
    USM 0401, UMR 5178 CNRS MNHN UPMC Biologie des Organismes Marins et Ecosystèmes, Département des Milieux et Peuplements Aquatiques, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    J Neuroendocrinol 20:917-29. 2008
    ..GnRH) and a strong dopaminergic (DA) inhibition are responsible for the blockade of gonad development if silver eels are prevented from their reproductive migration...
  39. ncbi Monogenoids from the gills of spiny eels (Teleostei: Mastacembelidae) in India and Iraq, proposal of Mastacembelocleidus gen. n., and status of the Indian species of Actinocleidus, Urocleidus and Haplocleidus (Monogenoidea: Dactylogyridae)
    Delane C Kritsky
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Campus Box 8090, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 83209, USA
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:291-8. 2004
    ..n. (Monogenoidea: Dactylogyridae) is proposed to include two species collected and redescribed from spiny eels (Mastacembelidae) in India and Iraq: Mastacembelocleidus bam (Tripathi, 1959) comb. n. (syn...
  40. ncbi A novel guanylin family (guanylin, uroguanylin, and renoguanylin) in eels: possible osmoregulatory hormones in intestine and kidney
    Shinya Yuge
    Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    J Biol Chem 278:22726-33. 2003
    ..osmoregulation, the intestinal hormone guanylins may perform major functions, especially in euryhaline fish such as eels and salmonids. From the intestine of an eel, we identified cDNAs encoding three distinct guanylin-like peptides...
  41. pmc Mastacembelid eels support Lake Tanganyika as an evolutionary hotspot of diversification
    Katherine J Brown
    Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, Wolfson House, 4, Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 10:188. 2010
    ..Mastacembelid eels (Teleostei: Mastacembelidae) are a predominately riverine family of freshwater fish, occurring across Africa and ..
  42. ncbi First report of the invasive eel pest Pseudodactylogyrus bini in North America and in wild American eels
    C J Hayward
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Aquat Organ 44:53-60. 2001
    ..with the nematode Anguillicola crassus (which is known to have been introduced with commercial imports of foreign eels)...
  43. ncbi Opsonic effect of congerin, a mucosal galectin of the Japanese conger, Conger myriaster (Brevoort)
    O Nakamura
    School of Fisheries Sciences, Kitasato University, Iwate 022 0101, Japan
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 20:433-5. 2006
  44. ncbi Yeast-binding C-type lectin with opsonic activity from conger eel (Conger myriaster) skin mucus
    Shigeyuki Tsutsui
    School of Fisheries Science, Kitasato University, Sanriku, Ofunato, Iwate 022 0101, Japan
    Mol Immunol 44:691-702. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that conCL-s acts as an opsonin and plays an important role in the innate immunity on the body surface in conger eels.
  45. ncbi Reconstruction of a probable ancestral form of conger eel galectins revealed their rapid adaptive evolution process for specific carbohydrate recognition
    Ayumu Konno
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2504-14. 2007
    ..Thus, protein engineering using a probable ancestral form presented here is a powerful approach not only to determine the evolutionary process but also to investigate the structure-activity relationships of proteins...
  46. ncbi Possible immune functions of congerin, a mucosal galectin, in the intestinal lumen of Japanese conger eel
    O Nakamura
    School of Fisheries Sciences, Kitasato University, Ofunato, Iwate 022 0101, Japan
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 23:683-92. 2007
    ..The mucus agglutinated rabbit erythrocytes, and the agglutination was hampered by anti-congerin antibody. Furthermore, congerin could bind to some enteric bacteria. These results support the above hypothesis...
  47. ncbi Ecology. Freshwater eels are slip-sliding away
    Richard Stone
    Science 302:221-2. 2003
  48. ncbi Replication banding in two Mediterranean moray eels: chromosomal characterization and comparison
    S Salvadori
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale ed Ecologia, Universita di Cagliari, Viale Poetto 1, 09126 Cagliari, Italy
    Genetica 119:253-8. 2003
    ..A comparative analysis of the banding patterns allowed to point out high karyotype similarity as well as chromosome rearrangements that occurred in karyotype evolution between these species...
  49. ncbi The speciation of conger eel galectins by rapid adaptive evolution
    Tomohisa Ogawa
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Glycoconj J 19:451-8. 2004
    ..In this review article we summarize and discuss the molecular evolution, especially the rapid adaptive evolution, and the structure-function relationships of conger eel galectins...
  50. ncbi Dopamine inhibits luteinizing hormone synthesis and release in the juvenile European eel: a neuroendocrine lock for the onset of puberty
    Bernadette Vidal
    USM 0401, UMR 5178 CNRS MNHN UPMC Biologie des Organismes Marins et Ecosystèmes, DMPA, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 7 rue Cuvier, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Biol Reprod 71:1491-500. 2004
    ..According to a protocol previously developed in the striped bass, eels received sustained treatments with GnRH agonist (GnRHa), DA-receptor antagonist (pimozide), and testosterone (T) ..
  51. ncbi Isolation and characterization of active LINE and SINEs from the eel
    Masaki Kajikawa
    Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Midori ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 226 8501, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 22:673-82. 2005
    ..These elements are thus useful for delineating the amplification mechanism of stringent type LINEs as well as that of SINEs...
  52. ncbi Characterization of a binary tandem domain F-type lectin from striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
    Eric W Odom
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Biol Chem 281:1698-713. 2006
    ..In contrast with the amniotes, in which the F-type lectins appear conspicuously absent, the widespread gene duplication in the teleost fish suggests these F-type lectins acquired increasing evolutionary value within this taxon...
  53. ncbi In vitro evolutionary thermostabilization of congerin II: a limited reproduction of natural protein evolution by artificial selection pressure
    Clara Shionyu-Mitsuyama
    Department of Computational Biology, Biomolecular Engineering Research Institute, 6 2 3 Furuedai, Suita, Osaka 565 0874, Japan
    J Mol Biol 347:385-97. 2005
    ..The results showed that the artificial pressure made congerin II partially reproduce the natural evolution of congerin I...
  54. ncbi Photopic vision in eels: evidences of color discrimination
    Ilija Damjanović
    Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1048:69-84. 2005
    ..The existence of green-sensitive and blue-sensitive cone units was thus revealed by both electrophysiological and microspectrophotometric techniques...
  55. pmc Solution structure of an RNA stem-loop derived from the 3' conserved region of eel LINE UnaL2
    Seiki Baba
    Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2 17 1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, 275 0016, Japan
    RNA 10:1380-7. 2004
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  56. ncbi Accelerated evolution in the protein-coding region of galectin cDNAs, congerin I and congerin II, from skin mucus of conger eel (Conger myriaster)
    T Ogawa
    Department of Biological Resource Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 63:1203-8. 1999
    ..Northern blot analysis showed that both congerins were expressed not only in the skin tissues but also in the stomach of conger eel...
  57. ncbi Galectin containing cells in the skin and mucosal tissues in Japanese conger eel, Conger myriaster: an immunohistochemical study
    O Nakamura
    School of Fisheries Sciences, Kitasato University, 211 0101, Iwate, Japan
    Dev Comp Immunol 25:431-7. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that congerin participates in innate immunity on the intra- and the extra-body surface of the conger. The putative functions of club cells in fish and their contained lectin are discussed...
  58. ncbi High-resolution structure of the conger eel galectin, congerin I, in lactose-liganded and ligand-free forms: emergence of a new structure class by accelerated evolution
    T Shirai
    Department of Biotechnology and Biomaterial Chemistry Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8603, Japan
    Structure 7:1223-33. 1999
    ..Because of its histological localization and activity against marine bacteria and starfish embryos, congerin I is thought to take part in the eels' biological defense system against parasites.
  59. ncbi Functional and structural characterization of multiple galectins from the skin mucus of conger eel, Conger myriaster
    K Muramoto
    Department of Biological Resource Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 123:33-45. 1999
    ..These results suggest that multiple galectins from conger eel with the same scaffold have different biological functions and properties...
  60. ncbi Short-distance spawning migration of tropical freshwater eels
    Jun Aoyama
    Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Biol Bull 204:104-8. 2003
  61. ncbi 11-Ketotestosterone induces silvering-related changes in immature female short-finned eels, Anguilla australis
    D H Rohr
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 130:701-14. 2001
    ..teleost, and usually male-specific, androgen 11-ketotestosterone (11-KT) are found in migrating female short-finned eels, Anguilla australis...
  62. pmc Presence of a capsule in Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 and its relationship to virulence for eels
    E G Biosca
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Infect Immun 61:1611-8. 1993
    Strains of Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2, isolated from internal organs of diseased European eels as pure cultures of opaque cells, together with some reference strains from Japanese eels, were used in this study...
  63. ncbi Isolation of Vibrio vulnificus and atypical Vibrio from surface water of the Baltic Sea in Germany
    Jörg Jores
    Robert Koch Institut, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Tierseuchen, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 116:396-400. 2003
    ..Because of the similarity to the eel pathogen V. vulnificus, we infected eels with one of the four atypical strains (CH-291), but no pathogenicity for eels could be detected...
  64. ncbi RING finger, B-box, and coiled-coil (RBCC) protein expression in branchial epithelial cells of Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica
    Kentaro Miyamoto
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan
    Eur J Biochem 269:6152-61. 2002
    ..Euryhaline fishes such as eels can migrate between freshwater and seawater, which is considered to be accomplished by efficient remodeling of the ..
  65. ncbi Roles of Slc13a1 and Slc26a1 sulfate transporters of eel kidney in sulfate homeostasis and osmoregulation in freshwater
    Tsutomu Nakada
    Dept of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 B 19 Nagatsuta cho, Midori ku, Yokohama 226 8501, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289:R575-R585. 2005
    ..Expression was dramatically reduced after the transfer of eels from freshwater to seawater; the circulating sulfate concentration in eels was in turn markedly elevated in ..
  66. ncbi Integrated responses of Na+/HCO3- cotransporters and V-type H+-ATPases in the fish gill and kidney during respiratory acidosis
    S F Perry
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, 30 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1618:175-84. 2003
    ..This strategy, when coupled with increased urinary acidification associated with increased vacuolar H(+)-ATPase activity, ensures that HCO(3)(-) levels accumulate in the body fluids to restore pH...
  67. ncbi cDNA cloning of thyroid hormone receptor betas from the conger eel, Conger myriaster
    Yutaka Kawakami
    Faculty of Environmental and Symbiotic Sciences, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Kumamoto 862 8502, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 131:232-40. 2003
    ..The cTRbeta1 mRNA was widely expressed, whereas cTRbeta 2 mRNA was most highly expressed in the brain and pituitary. The expression pattern of cTRbeta1 and cTRbeta2 in tissues were similar to that of TRbeta1 and TRbeta2 in mammals...
  68. ncbi FHL5, a novel actin-binding protein, is highly expressed in eel gill pillar cells and responds to wall tension
    Abinash Chandra Mistry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 B 19 Nagatsuta cho, Midori ku, Yokohama 226 8501, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 287:R1141-54. 2004
    ..The mRNA and protein levels were found to be elevated on 1) transfer of eels from seawater to freshwater, 2) volume expansion by infusion of isotonic dextran-saline, and 3) constriction of ..
  69. ncbi Regulation of expression of two aquaporin homologs in the intestine of the European eel: effects of seawater acclimation and cortisol treatment
    Anne Sophie Martinez
    School of Biology, Bute Medical Bldgs, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland KY16 9TS, UK
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 288:R1733-43. 2005
    ..anterior, 14- and 23-fold in the mid-, and 9- and 7-fold in the posterior/rectal gut regions of yellow and silver eels, respectively...
  70. ncbi Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of a new fish-virulent Vibrio vulnificus serovar that lacks potential to infect humans
    Belen Fouz
    Department of Microbiology and Ecology, University of Valencia, Dr Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Microbiology 153:1926-34. 2007
    ..In conclusion, SerA seems to constitute a different clonal group that has recently emerged within the species V. vulnificus, with pathogenic potential for fish but not for humans...
  71. ncbi The cytotoxin-hemolysin genes of human and eel pathogenic Vibrio vulnificus strains: comparison of nucleotide sequences and application to the genetic grouping
    Mitsutoshi Senoh
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 49:513-9. 2005
    ..Group 1 is pathogenic only to humans, whereas group 2 is pathogenic to eels and occasionally to humans. Although both groups produce a 50-kDa cytotoxin-hemolysin (V...
  72. ncbi Cloning and expression of two isoforms of guanylate cyclase C (GC-C) from the European eel (Anguilla anguilla)
    M M Comrie
    School of Biology, Bute Medical Buildings, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9TS, Fife, UK
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 129:575-86. 2001
    ..of the GC-C2 transcript in the intestine was increased by 100% following the transfer of yellow FW-acclimated eels to SW...
  73. ncbi Cloning and characterization of vitellogenin cDNA from the common Japanese conger (Conger myriaster) and vitellogenin gene expression during ovarian development
    Naomi Mikawa
    IRAGO Institute, 377 Shinden, Tahara, Aichi, 441 3605, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 143:404-14. 2006
    ..The expression levels of VTG gene in the liver increased from the oil droplet stage to the tertiary yolk globule stage and were maintained until the migratory nucleus stage...
  74. ncbi Trends in the evolution of the prodynorphin gene in teleosts: cloning of eel and tilapia prodynorphin cDNAs
    Jasem Alrubaian
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Kuwait, Kuwait City 13060, Kuwait
    Peptides 27:797-804. 2006
    ..The relationship of these teleost prodynorphin sequences to other actinopterygian and sarcopterygian prodynorphin sequences will be discussed...
  75. ncbi Can the DAB (Limanda limanda) be a paratenic host of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda; Dracunculoidea)? The Gulf of Gdańsk and Vistula Lagoon (Poland) example
    Leszek Rolbiecki
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, University of Gdansk, Al Marsz Piłsudskiego 46, 81 378 Gdynia
    Wiad Parazytol 50:317-22. 2004
    ..crassus. This is the first world's record of A. crassus in the dab. It is suggested that, due to a large size of the infected fish, they cannot function as paratenic hosts in the A. crassus life cycle...
  76. pmc Population genetics of Vibrio vulnificus: identification of two divisions and a distinct eel-pathogenic clone
    Michaela Gutacker
    Istituto Cantonale di Microbiologia, 6501 Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3203-12. 2003
    ..One ET (ET 35) included all indole-negative isolates from diseased eels worldwide (biotype 2)...
  77. pmc Protocol for specific isolation of virulent strains of Vibrio vulnificus serovar E (biotype 2) from environmental samples
    Eva Sanjuan
    Departamento Microbiología y Ecología, Universidad de Valencia, Avda Dr Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7024-32. 2004
    ..All selected serovar E isolates were identified as VSE since they were virulent for both eels and iron-overloaded mice and resisted the bactericidal action of eel and iron-overloaded human sera...
  78. doi Variation of extracellular proteases produced by Vibrio vulnificus clinical isolates: genetic diversity of the metalloprotease gene (vvp), and serine protease secretion by vvp-negative strains
    Jiyou Wang
    Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Microb Pathog 44:494-500. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that, in addition to metalloprotease, the extracellular serine protease may contribute to pathogenicity of V. vulnificus...
  79. ncbi Characterization of thyroid hormone receptor alpha and beta in the metamorphosing Japanese conger eel, Conger myriaster
    Yutaka Kawakami
    Faculty of Environmental and Symbiotic Sciences, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Kumamoto 862 8502, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 132:321-32. 2003
    ..Determination of TR mRNA in metamorphosing eels was performed using competitive RT-PCR...
  80. ncbi Vibrio vulnificus serovar A: an emerging pathogen in European anguilliculture
    B Fouz
    Department of Microbiology and Ecology, Faculty of Biology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Fish Dis 29:285-91. 2006
    ..A was originally isolated in a Spanish eel farm in 2000 and occurred in Denmark in the summer of 2004, affecting eels of 5-10 g body weight cultured in fresh water...
  81. pmc Identification of DNA sequences specific for Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 strains by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Chung Te Lee
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5593-7. 2005
    ..These sequences have potential for use in the diagnosis of eel vibriosis caused by V. vulnificus and in the detection of biotype 2 serovar E strains...
  82. ncbi [Characterization of the beta-actin gene of the rice field eel and its phylogeny in fish]
    Lai Xin Xia
    Center for Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 32:689-95. 2005
    ..The results that suggest lineage-specific beta-actin loss might happen in the radical evolution of teleost fishes...
  83. doi Isolation of epidermal cells and cDNA cloning of TNF decoy receptor 3 of conger eel, Conger myriaster
    Shigeyuki Tsutsui
    School of Fisheries Science, Kitasato University, Okirai, Sanriku, Iwate 022 0101, Japan
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 24:366-71. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic analysis indicated that conDcR was clustered into a DcR3 branch. ConDcR is likely to act as an important immune-regulating factor in inhibiting the apoptosis-inducing effect of TNF in the skin of conger eel...
  84. ncbi The intestinal guanylin system and seawater adaptation in eels
    Yoshio Takei
    Laboratory of Physiology, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 152:339-51. 2007
    ..identified multiple guanylins (guanylin, uroguanylin and renoguanylin) and their receptors (GC-C1 and GC-C2) in eels. The relative potency of the three ligands on cGMP production in transiently expressed receptors was uroguanylin &..
  85. pmc A common virulence plasmid in biotype 2 Vibrio vulnificus and its dissemination aided by a conjugal plasmid
    Chung Te Lee
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70160, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 190:1638-48. 2008
    Strains of Vibrio vulnificus, a marine bacterial species pathogenic for humans and eels, are divided into three biotypes, and those virulent for eels are classified as biotype 2...
  86. ncbi A novel human cDNA highly homologous to the fish hormone stanniocalcin
    A C Chang
    Children s Medical Research Institute, Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 112:241-7. 1995
    ..We conclude that a human protein similar to the fish hormone is expressed in multiple tissues rather than by a specialized endocrine organ...
  87. ncbi Antifreeze protein dimer: when two ice-binding faces are better than one
    Jason Baardsnes
    Department of Biochemistry, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Biol Chem 278:38942-7. 2003
    ..We conclude from these analyses that the enhanced activity of the dimer stems from the two ice-binding sites being able to engage to ice at the same time, effectively doubling the area of the ice-binding site...
  88. ncbi Molecular cloning and expression of Sox17 in gonads during sex reversal in the rice field eel, a teleost fish with a characteristic of natural sex transformation
    Rui Wang
    Department of Genetics and Center for Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, People s Republic of China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 303:452-7. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi [Characterization of a multimer type III antifreeze protein gene from the Antarctic eel pout (Lycodichthys dearborni)]
    Jing Yu
    Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 32:789-94. 2005
    ..The presence of the similar polyprotein structures in the different types of antifreeze genes may imply a common organizational mechanism in the fish genomes for adapting to the extremely cold polar environment...
  90. ncbi Developmentally regulated alternative splicing generates a complex array of Drosophila para sodium channel isoforms
    J R Thackeray
    Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706
    J Neurosci 14:2569-78. 1994
    ..Although multiple sodium channel genes have already been described in both Drosophila and mammalian systems, this study provides a clear indication that sodium channel variability may be much greater than previously thought...
  91. ncbi Interrenal steroid 21-hydroxylase in eels: primary structure, progesterone-specific activity and enhanced expression by ACTH
    Y Y Li
    Laboratory of Physiology, Department of Marine Bioscience, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    J Mol Endocrinol 31:327-40. 2003
    ..per min for 5 h consistently increased plasma cortisol levels and interrenal P450c21 mRNA levels in seawater eels. These results showed that the interrenal-specific eel P450c21 cloned in this study is involved in cortisol ..
  92. ncbi Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of Conger myriaster (Teleostei: Anguilliformes): novel gene order for vertebrate mitochondrial genomes and the phylogenetic implications for anguilliform families
    J G Inoue
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    J Mol Evol 52:311-20. 2001
    ....
  93. ncbi Isolation and chromosomal localization of ZFX homologue in genome of rice field eel (Monopterus albus Zuiew)
    Fu yun Ji
    College of Life Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 31:771-9. 2004
    ..1 +/- 0.38 from the centromere. Chromosomal mapping of fish genes related to mammalian X-linked genes might lead to further understanding of the evolution of vertebrate sex chromosomes...
  94. ncbi Profiles of PGH-alpha, GTH I-beta, and GTH II-beta mRNA transcript levels at different ovarian stages in the wild female Japanese eel Anguilla japonica
    Yu San Han
    Institute of Zoology, College of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan ROC
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 133:8-16. 2003
    ..The maturity of female eels was divided into four stages: juvenile, sub-adult, pre-silver, and silver stages based on ovarian development and ..
  95. ncbi High-level expression and characterization of fully active recombinant conger eel galectins in Eschericia coli
    Tomohisa Ogawa
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:476-80. 2002
    ....
  96. ncbi Sequence and genomic structure of the human adult skeletal muscle sodium channel alpha subunit gene on 17q
    J Z Wang
    Department of Molecular, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 182:794-801. 1992
    ..Our results provide valuable information for the study of periodic paralysis and paramyotonia congenita, two inherited neurological disorders which are caused by point mutations within this gene...
  97. ncbi Spermatogenesis-preventing substance in Japanese eel
    Takeshi Miura
    Marine Bioresources Research Group, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041 8611, Japan
    Development 129:2689-97. 2002
    ..We conclude that eSRS21 prevents the initiation of spermatogenesis and, therefore, suppression of eSRS21 expression is necessary to initiate spermatogenesis. In other words, eSRS21 is a spermatogenesis-preventing substance...
  98. ncbi Similar gene structure of two Sox9a genes and their expression patterns during gonadal differentiation in a teleost fish, rice field eel (Monopterus albus)
    Rongjia Zhou
    Department of Genetics and Center for Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Mol Reprod Dev 66:211-7. 2003
    ..The closely related gene structure and expression patterns of the two sox9a genes in the rice field eel also suggest that they arose in recent gene duplication events during evolution of this fish lineage...
  99. ncbi Amidated fish ghrelin: purification, cDNA cloning in the Japanese eel and its biological activity
    H Kaiya
    Department of Biochemistry, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    J Endocrinol 176:415-23. 2003
    ..A novel regulatory pathway of GH secretion by gastric ghrelin seems to be conserved from fish to human...
  100. ncbi Complementary deoxyribonucleic acid cloning of spermatogonial stem cell renewal factor
    Takeshi Miura
    Laboratory of Fish Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, 3 5 7 Tarumi, Matsuyama 790 8566, Japan
    Endocrinology 144:5504-10. 2003
    ..We therefore conclude that eSRS34 is a "spermatogonial stem cell renewal factor."..
  101. ncbi Multiple alternative splicing and differential expression of dmrt1 during gonad transformation of the rice field eel
    Xiao Huang
    Department of Genetics and Center for Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, People s Republic of China
    Biol Reprod 73:1017-24. 2005
    ..These results provide new insight into roles of regulation at the level of splicing of dmrt1 in governing the sex differentiation cascade...

Research Grants25

  1. Metal processing by dendritic cells and osteoclasts
    Luis Filgueira; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..FESEM: field emission scanning electron microscopy, EFTEM: energy-filtering transmission electron microscopy, EELS: electron energy-loss spectroscopy and SIMS: secondary ion mass spectrometry) new sample processing methods and ..
  2. Genetically Encodable Nanoparticle Tags for Combined Fluorescence and Tomographic
    DAN FELDHEIM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..combination of intracellular fluorescence imaging, electron tomography (ET) and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS)...
  3. Genetically Encodable Nanoparticle Tags for Combined Fluorescence and Tomographic
    DAN FELDHEIM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..combination of intracellular fluorescence imaging, electron tomography (ET) and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS)...
  4. Optical Study of Secretion in Mammalian Nerve Terminals
    BRIAN SALZBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..voltage sensitive dyes, immuno-gold labeling, electron microscopy, and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) to examine the hypothesis that the triggered release of calcium from intraterminal stores is required for the ..
  5. Biomechanics and the lamprey central pattern generator
    ERIC TYTELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
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