Genomes and Genes
Summary: Common name for an order (Anguilliformes) of voracious, elongate, snakelike teleost fishes.
Publications246 found, 100 shown here
- The cloning of eel osmotic stress transcription factor and the regulation of its expression in primary gill cell cultureW K F Tse
Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
J Exp Biol 211:1964-8. 2008In 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 ..
- Evolution of the deep-sea gulper eel mitochondrial genomes: large-scale gene rearrangements originated within the eelsJun 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 ..
- The alloherpesviral counterparts of interleukin 10 in European eel and common carpSteven 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...
- Resistance of eels (Gymnothorax) to the venom of sea kraits (Laticauda colubrina): a test of coevolutionH Heatwole
Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7617, USA
Toxicon 36:619-25. 1998b>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...
- Interspecific communicative and coordinated hunting between groupers and giant moray eels in the Red SeaRedouan 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 ..
- Elongation of the body in eelsRita 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...
- Primitive duplicate Hox clusters in the European eel's genomeChristiaan 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...
- Natural selection influences AFLP intraspecific genetic variability and introgression patterns in Atlantic eelsP 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...
- A review of the possible impacts of long-term oceanic and climate changes and fishing mortality on recruitment of anguillid eels of the Northern HemisphereB Knights
University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1M 8JS, London, UK
Sci Total Environ 310:237-44. 2003Possible causes of declines in recruitment of European, American and Japanese eels to continental waters are reviewed...
- Molecular phylogenetics of moray eels (Muraenidae) demonstrates multiple origins of a shell-crushing jaw (Gymnomuraena, Echidna) and multiple colonizations of the Atlantic OceanJoshua S Reece
Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Biology, Box 1137, One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:829-35. 2010Moray eels (Muraenidae) are apex predators on coral reefs around the world, but they are not well studied because their cryptic habitats and occasionally aggressive behaviors make them difficult to collect...
- Cephalic morphology of Pythonichthys macrurus (Heterenchelyidae: Anguilliformes): specializations for head-first burrowingSoheil Eagderi
Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates, Department of Biology, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
J Morphol 271:1053-65. 2010The 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 ..
- Microbial and histopathological study of the vibriosis caused by Vibrio vulnificus serovar E in eels: the metalloprotease Vvp is not an essential lesional factorE Valiente
Department of Microbiology and Ecology, University of Valencia, Dr Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Microb Pathog 45:386-93. 2008Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 serovar E (Bt2-serE) is a zoonotic pathogen that causes a haemorrhagic septicaemia in eels, called warm water vibriosis...
- Granulomatous skin lesions in moray eels caused by a novel Mycobacterium species related to Mycobacterium triplexL H Herbst
Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
Infect Immun 69:4639-46. 2001An outbreak of granulomatous dermatitis was investigated in a captive population of moray eels. The affected eels had florid skin nodules concentrated around the head and trunk...
- Morphological and molecular evidence for a new species of the genus Raphidascaris (Nematoda: Anisakidae) from marine fishes from the South China SeaLiang Li
College of Life Science, Hebei Normal University, 113 Yuhua East Rd, Yuhua District, 050016 Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, People s Republic of China
Parasitol Res 110:1473-9. 2012..I.) longispicula sp. nov. are analyzed and compared with the closely related nematode sequences. Molecular analyses seem to support the validity of this new nematode species based on morphological observation...
- 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...
- Heliconema longissimum (Ortlepp, 1923) (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) from Pisodonophis boro (Teleostei: Ophichthidae) in Thailand, with remarks on the taxonomy of the Proleptinae Schulz, 1927Frantisek Moravec
Institute of Parasitology, Biological Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Syst Parasitol 66:73-80. 2007..nematodes identified as Heliconema longissimum (Ortlepp, 1923) were collected from the stomach of rice-paddy eels Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton) (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from two brackish-water localities (mangroves) in ..
- 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 PlasKaren 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...
- Genomics in eels--towards aquaculture and biologyYuki Minegishi
Institute of Biology Leiden, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Mar Biotechnol (NY) 14:583-90. 2012Freshwater eels (genus Anguilla), especially the species inhabiting the temperate areas such as the European, American and Japanese eels, are important aquaculture species...
- Prevalence of Anguillicoloides crassus and growth variation in migrant yellow-phase American eels of the upper Potomac River drainageJennifer L Zimmerman
Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 101:131-7. 2012Prevalence of the non-native swim bladder nematode Anguillicoloides crassus has recently increased in American eels from estuaries of the North American Atlantic coast, but little is known about parasite prevalence or conditions of ..
- Oceanic biology: spawning of eels near a seamountKatsumi Tsukamoto
Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
Nature 439:929. 2006Discoveries of the larvae of the European and American eels, Anguilla anguilla and A. rostrata, in the Sargasso Sea and of the Japanese eel, A...
- Changes in steroid hormone profiles and ovarian histology during salmon pituitary-induced vitellogenesis and ovulation in female New Zealand longfinned eels, Anguilla dieffenbachii grayP 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. 2001To 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...
- Oceanic spawning ecology of freshwater eels in the western North PacificKatsumi 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. 2011The natural reproductive ecology of freshwater eels remained a mystery even after some of their offshore spawning areas were discovered approximately 100 years ago...
- Occurrence of residues of the veterinary drug malachite green in eels caught downstream from municipal sewage treatment plantsAndrea 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)...
- 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. 2003Differential display of mRNA was used to identify an upregulated gene in ovaries of artificially maturing Japanese eels (Anguilla japonica)...
- Functional morphology of the pharyngeal jaw apparatus in moray eelsRita S Mehta
Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
J Morphol 269:604-19. 2008Moray 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...
- How cadmium could compromise the completion of the European eel's reproductive migrationFabien 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...
- Deep-ocean origin of the freshwater eelsJun G Inoue
Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
Biol Lett 6:363-6. 2010Of 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...
- 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 mechanismsShan 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 ..
- Characterization of ion channel and transporter mRNA expressions in isolated gill chloride and pavement cells of seawater acclimating eelsWilliam 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...
- Central effects of various ligands on drinking behavior in eels acclimated to seawaterTomohiro 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...
- Transcriptomic approach to the study of osmoregulation in the European eel Anguilla anguillaSvetlana 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...
- Fitness consequences of individual specialisation in resource use and trophic morphology in European eelsJulien 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...
- Endocrine evidence that silvering, a secondary metamorphosis in the eel, is a pubertal rather than a metamorphic eventSalima 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...
- Swimming suppresses hepatic vitellogenesis in European female silver eels as shown by expression of the estrogen receptor 1, vitellogenin1 and vitellogenin2 in the liverArjan P Palstra
Molecular Cell Biology, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Einsteinweg 55, 2333 CC Leiden, The Netherlands
Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:27. 2010When 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...
- Progestin is an essential factor for the initiation of the meiosis in spermatogenetic cells of the eelTakeshi 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...
- Phylogeography of two moray eels indicates high dispersal throughout the indo-pacificJoshua 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 ..
- Raptorial jaws in the throat help moray eels swallow large preyRita 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...
- The area postrema in hindbrain is a central player for regulation of drinking behavior in Japanese eelsShigenori 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 ..
- Melatonin activates brain dopaminergic systems in the eel with an inhibitory impact on reproductive functionM 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...
- First report of the invasive eel pest Pseudodactylogyrus bini in North America and in wild American eelsC 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)...
- 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...
- In vitro evolutionary thermostabilization of congerin II: a limited reproduction of natural protein evolution by artificial selection pressureClara 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...
- Possible immune functions of congerin, a mucosal galectin, in the intestinal lumen of Japanese conger eelO 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...
- 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 evolutionT 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.
- 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
- Yeast-binding C-type lectin with opsonic activity from conger eel (Conger myriaster) skin mucusShigeyuki 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.
- Dopamine inhibits luteinizing hormone synthesis and release in the juvenile European eel: a neuroendocrine lock for the onset of pubertyBernadette 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) ..
- Galectin containing cells in the skin and mucosal tissues in Japanese conger eel, Conger myriaster: an immunohistochemical studyO 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...
- Replication banding in two Mediterranean moray eels: chromosomal characterization and comparisonS 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...
- Short-distance spawning migration of tropical freshwater eelsJun Aoyama
Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
Biol Bull 204:104-8. 2003
- 11-Ketotestosterone induces silvering-related changes in immature female short-finned eels, Anguilla australisD 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...
- 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. 2002Because of their unusual life cycle, American and European eels (Anguilla rostrata Lesueur and A. anguilla L.), are particularly exposed to pollutant effects...
- Reconstruction of a probable ancestral form of conger eel galectins revealed their rapid adaptive evolution process for specific carbohydrate recognitionAyumu 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...
- Isolation and characterization of active LINE and SINEs from the eelMasaki 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...
- Identification of two functional guanylin receptors in eel: multiple hormone-receptor system for osmoregulation in fish intestine and kidneyShinya 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...
- Solution structure of an RNA stem-loop derived from the 3' conserved region of eel LINE UnaL2Seiki 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....
- Ecology. Freshwater eels are slip-sliding awayRichard Stone
Science 302:221-2. 2003
- The speciation of conger eel galectins by rapid adaptive evolutionTomohisa 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...
- Taxonomic study of sucrose-positive Aeromonas jandaei-like isolates from faeces, water and eels: emendation of A. jandaei Carnahan et al. 1992Consuelo 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. 2003Fourteen sucrose-positive Aeromonas jandaei-like isolates from fresh water and reared European eels were subjected to a polyphasic study to determine their taxonomic position...
- 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...
- Localization of diversified relaxin gene transcripts in the brain of eelsGuo 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 ..
- Diversified cardiovascular actions of six homologous natriuretic peptides (ANP, BNP, VNP, CNP1, CNP3, and CNP4) in conscious eelsShigenori Nobata
Laboratory of Physiology, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 298:R1549-59. 2010..In this study, we newly identified CNP3 and CNP4 in eels to use homologous peptides, but the CNP2 gene may have been silenced in this species...
- Mechanisms of quinolone resistance in Aeromonas species isolated from humans, water and eelsElena 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 ..
- Integrative approach to osmoregulatory action of atrial natriuretic peptide in seawater eelsTakehiro Tsukada
Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:31-8. 2006Atrial 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...
- Morphological features of Prosorhynchus crucibulum and P. aculeatus (Digenea: Bucephalidae), intestinal parasites of Conger conger (Pisces: Congridae), elucidated by scanning electron microscopyMaria 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...
- Mastacembelid eels support Lake Tanganyika as an evolutionary hotspot of diversificationKatherine 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 ..
- Functional and structural characterization of multiple galectins from the skin mucus of conger eel, Conger myriasterK 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...
- Photopic vision in eels: evidences of color discriminationIlija 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...
- A novel guanylin family (guanylin, uroguanylin, and renoguanylin) in eels: possible osmoregulatory hormones in intestine and kidneyShinya 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...
- Presence of a capsule in Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 and its relationship to virulence for eelsE G Biosca
Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Infect Immun 61:1611-8. 1993Strains 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...
- Trends in the evolution of the prodynorphin gene in teleosts: cloning of eel and tilapia prodynorphin cDNAsJasem 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...
- Can the DAB (Limanda limanda) be a paratenic host of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda; Dracunculoidea)? The Gulf of Gdańsk and Vistula Lagoon (Poland) exampleLeszek 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...
- FHL5, a novel actin-binding protein, is highly expressed in eel gill pillar cells and responds to wall tensionAbinash 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 ..
- 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...
- Protocol for specific isolation of virulent strains of Vibrio vulnificus serovar E (biotype 2) from environmental samplesEva 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...
- Characterization of thyroid hormone receptor alpha and beta in the metamorphosing Japanese conger eel, Conger myriasterYutaka 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...
- Identification of DNA sequences specific for Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 strains by suppression subtractive hybridizationChung 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...
- cDNA cloning of thyroid hormone receptor betas from the conger eel, Conger myriasterYutaka 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...
- Regulation of expression of two aquaporin homologs in the intestine of the European eel: effects of seawater acclimation and cortisol treatmentAnne 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...
- RING finger, B-box, and coiled-coil (RBCC) protein expression in branchial epithelial cells of Japanese eel, Anguilla japonicaKentaro 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 ..
- Cloning and characterization of vitellogenin cDNA from the common Japanese conger (Conger myriaster) and vitellogenin gene expression during ovarian developmentNaomi 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...
- Roles of Slc13a1 and Slc26a1 sulfate transporters of eel kidney in sulfate homeostasis and osmoregulation in freshwaterTsutomu 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 ..
- Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of a new fish-virulent Vibrio vulnificus serovar that lacks potential to infect humansBelen 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...
- Isolation of Vibrio vulnificus and atypical Vibrio from surface water of the Baltic Sea in GermanyJörg 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...
- [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...
- Vibrio vulnificus serovar A: an emerging pathogen in European anguillicultureB 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...
- Isolation of epidermal cells and cDNA cloning of TNF decoy receptor 3 of conger eel, Conger myriasterShigeyuki 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...
- Integrated responses of Na+/HCO3- cotransporters and V-type H+-ATPases in the fish gill and kidney during respiratory acidosisS 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...
- The cytotoxin-hemolysin genes of human and eel pathogenic Vibrio vulnificus strains: comparison of nucleotide sequences and application to the genetic groupingMitsutoshi 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...
- Population genetics of Vibrio vulnificus: identification of two divisions and a distinct eel-pathogenic cloneMichaela 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)...
- Variation of extracellular proteases produced by Vibrio vulnificus clinical isolates: genetic diversity of the metalloprotease gene (vvp), and serine protease secretion by vvp-negative strainsJiyou 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...
- The intestinal guanylin system and seawater adaptation in eelsYoshio 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 &..
- A common virulence plasmid in biotype 2 Vibrio vulnificus and its dissemination aided by a conjugal plasmidChung Te Lee
Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70160, Taiwan
J Bacteriol 190:1638-48. 2008Strains 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...
- A novel human cDNA highly homologous to the fish hormone stanniocalcinA 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...
- Antifreeze protein dimer: when two ice-binding faces are better than oneJason 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...
- 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 transformationRui 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....
- [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...
- Developmentally regulated alternative splicing generates a complex array of Drosophila para sodium channel isoformsJ 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...
- Interrenal steroid 21-hydroxylase in eels: primary structure, progesterone-specific activity and enhanced expression by ACTHY 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 ..
- Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of Conger myriaster (Teleostei: Anguilliformes): novel gene order for vertebrate mitochondrial genomes and the phylogenetic implications for anguilliform familiesJ 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....
- 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...
- Macrophages and dopamine: a role in NeuroAIDSPeter Gaskill; Fiscal Year: 2009..increases HIV replication in macrophages, and demonstrate the presence of dopamine receptors on the surface of the eels. These data indicate that dopamine may play a direct role in the development of HIV induced CMS pathology through ..
- Metal processing by dendritic cells and osteoclastsLuis 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 ..
- SHARED ELECTRON MICROSCOPE WITH CRYO-CAPACITYMark Young; Fiscal Year: 2000..The ability to further expand the TEM capacity to include spectrum profiling and spectrum imaging (STEM, EDS, and EELS detectors and energy filters)...
- Biomechanics and the lamprey central pattern generatorERIC TYTELL; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..