tilapia

Summary

Summary: A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A second-generation genetic linkage map of tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)
    Bo Young Lee
    Hubbard Center for Genome Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03824, USA
    Genetics 170:237-44. 2005
  2. doi Tilapia sex determination: Where temperature and genetics meet
    J F Baroiller
    Dept Persyst, CIRAD, Upr20, Campus International de Baillarguet, Montpellier, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 153:30-8. 2009
  3. pmc An EST resource for tilapia based on 17 normalized libraries and assembly of 116,899 sequence tags
    Bo Young Lee
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:278. 2010
  4. doi Genetics of sex determination in tilapiine species
    A Cnaani
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Sex Dev 2:43-54. 2008
  5. doi Evidence for an apical Na-Cl cotransporter involved in ion uptake in a teleost fish
    Junya Hiroi
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Miyamae ku, Kawasaki 216 8511, Japan
    J Exp Biol 211:2584-99. 2008
  6. ncbi Alpha-MSH, the melanocortin-1 receptor and background adaptation in the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    A L Van der Salm
    Department of Animal Physiology, Institute for Neuroscience, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 144:140-9. 2005
  7. doi Scototaxis as anxiety-like behavior in fish
    Caio Maximino
    Laboratório de Neurociências e Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, Brazil
    Nat Protoc 5:209-16. 2010
  8. ncbi Molecular and cytogenetic analysis of the telomeric (TTAGGG)n repetitive sequences in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Teleostei: Cichlidae)
    Joyce S K Chew
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Chromosoma 111:45-52. 2002
  9. ncbi Involvement of estrogens in the process of sex differentiation in two fish species: the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and a tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Y Guiguen
    INRA Institut National de la recherche Agronomique, Rennes, Cedex, France
    Mol Reprod Dev 54:154-62. 1999
  10. ncbi Classification and phylogenetic relationships of African tilapiine fishes inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences
    S Nagl
    Abteilung Immungenetik, , Corrensstrasse 42, , D-72076, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 20:361-74. 2001

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  1. pmc A second-generation genetic linkage map of tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)
    Bo Young Lee
    Hubbard Center for Genome Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03824, USA
    Genetics 170:237-44. 2005
    We constructed a second-generation linkage map of tilapia from the F(2) progeny of an interspecific cross between Oreochromis niloticus and Oreochromis aureus. The map reported here contains 525 microsatellite and 21 gene-based markers...
  2. doi Tilapia sex determination: Where temperature and genetics meet
    J F Baroiller
    Dept Persyst, CIRAD, Upr20, Campus International de Baillarguet, Montpellier, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 153:30-8. 2009
    This review deals with the complex sex determining system of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, governed by the interactions between a genetic determination and the influence of temperature, shown in both domestic and wild populations...
  3. pmc An EST resource for tilapia based on 17 normalized libraries and assembly of 116,899 sequence tags
    Bo Young Lee
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:278. 2010
    ..We generated 116,899 ESTs from 17 normalized and two non-normalized cDNA libraries representing 16 tissues from tilapia, a cichlid fish widely used in aquaculture and biological research.
  4. doi Genetics of sex determination in tilapiine species
    A Cnaani
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Sex Dev 2:43-54. 2008
    ..The mode of sex determination differed among species. In Oreochromis karongae and Tilapia mariae the sex-determining locus is on linkage group (LG) 3 and the female is heterogametic (WZ-ZZ system). In O...
  5. doi Evidence for an apical Na-Cl cotransporter involved in ion uptake in a teleost fish
    Junya Hiroi
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Miyamae ku, Kawasaki 216 8511, Japan
    J Exp Biol 211:2584-99. 2008
    ..clone and identify ;freshwater-type' and ;seawater-type' cation-chloride cotransporters of euryhaline Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and to determine their intracellular localization patterns within mitochondria-rich ..
  6. ncbi Alpha-MSH, the melanocortin-1 receptor and background adaptation in the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    A L Van der Salm
    Department of Animal Physiology, Institute for Neuroscience, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 144:140-9. 2005
    ..The Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, can change the hue of its body in response to a change in background, a process that ..
  7. doi Scototaxis as anxiety-like behavior in fish
    Caio Maximino
    Laboratório de Neurociências e Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, Brazil
    Nat Protoc 5:209-16. 2010
    ..When individual animals are exposed to the apparatus on only one occasion, results can be obtained in 20 min per fish...
  8. ncbi Molecular and cytogenetic analysis of the telomeric (TTAGGG)n repetitive sequences in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Teleostei: Cichlidae)
    Joyce S K Chew
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Chromosoma 111:45-52. 2002
    ..As a first step in establishing a physical map for this important aquaculture species of tilapia we have analyzed the location of the vertebrate telomeric repeat sequence, (TTAGGG)n, in O. niloticus...
  9. ncbi Involvement of estrogens in the process of sex differentiation in two fish species: the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and a tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Y Guiguen
    INRA Institut National de la recherche Agronomique, Rennes, Cedex, France
    Mol Reprod Dev 54:154-62. 1999
    ..investigated the potential role of estrogens using two fish models: the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and a tilapia species (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  10. ncbi Classification and phylogenetic relationships of African tilapiine fishes inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences
    S Nagl
    Abteilung Immungenetik, , Corrensstrasse 42, , D-72076, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 20:361-74. 2001
    ..relationships among the groups could not be resolved, the sequences separated Oreochromis and Sarotherodon from Tilapia, as defined by Trewavas...
  11. ncbi Identification of a sex-determining region in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) using bulked segregant analysis
    B Y Lee
    Hubbard Center for Genome Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Anim Genet 34:379-83. 2003
    Sex determination in the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is thought to be an XX-XY (male heterogametic) system controlled by a major gene. We searched for DNA markers linked to this major locus using bulked segregant analysis...
  12. doi Tailfin clipping, a painful procedure: Studies on Nile tilapia and common carp
    Jonathan A C Roques
    IMARES Wageningen UR Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Department of Aquaculture, P O Box 77, 4400 AB Yerseke, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 101:533-40. 2010
    ..In Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), responses to a tailfin clip were studied and the unavoidable acute stress associated ..
  13. pmc Tilapia hepcidin 2-3 peptide modulates lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokines and inhibits tumor necrosis factor-alpha through cyclooxygenase-2 and phosphodiesterase 4D
    Venugopal Rajanbabu
    Marine Research Station, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 262 Jiaushi, Taiwan
    J Biol Chem 285:30577-86. 2010
    The antimicrobial peptide, tilapia hepcidin (TH) 2-3, belongs to the hepcidin family, and its antibacterial function has been reported...
  14. ncbi Olfactory discrimination of female reproductive status by male tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)
    A Miranda
    Centro de Ciencias do Mar, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005 139 Faro, Portugal
    J Exp Biol 208:2037-43. 2005
    The current study investigated whether discrimination of sexual status of female tilapia by males is mediated by olfaction...
  15. ncbi Co-induction of hepatic IGF-I and progranulin mRNA by growth hormone in tilapia, Oreochromis mossambiccus
    Mark Hung Chih Chen
    Laboratory of Marine Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei 115, Taiwan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:212-8. 2007
    ..We report here the identification and characterization of pgrn cDNA in tilapia and the regulation of its expression by growth hormone (GH)...
  16. ncbi Mitochondria-rich cell activity in the yolk-sac membrane of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae acclimatized to different ambient chloride levels
    Li Yih Lin
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Nei Hu, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    J Exp Biol 207:1335-44. 2004
    Mitochondria-rich cells (MRCs) in the yolk-sac membrane of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae were examined by Na+/K(+)-ATPase immunocytochemistry and vital staining for glycoproteins following acclimation to high (7.5-7...
  17. ncbi Early origins of the X and Y chromosomes: lessons from tilapia
    D K Griffin
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Cytogenet Genome Res 99:157-63. 2002
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  18. doi Hyperosmotic shock adaptation by cortisol involves upregulation of branchial osmotic stress transcription factor 1 gene expression in Mozambique Tilapia
    Alison McGuire
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 165:321-9. 2010
    The Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is a euryhaline species that does not survive direct seawater exposure...
  19. doi Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and Blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus): genome characterization and phylogeny applications
    Anyuan He
    Key Laboratory of Aquatic Genetic Resources and Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China
    Mol Biol Rep 38:2015-21. 2011
    Cichlid fishes have played an important role in evolutionary biology and aquaculture industry. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus), the useful models in ..
  20. ncbi Recovery of the olfactory receptor neurons in the African Tilapia mariae following exposure to low copper level
    Simone Bettini
    Department of Biology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 76:321-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the morphological changes in the olfactory mucosa of the cichlid Tilapia mariae, after a 4-day exposure to different concentrations of Cu(2+) (20, 40 and 100 microg/l), and the ..
  21. doi Mapping of sox2 and sox14 in tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)
    A Cnaani
    Hubbard Center for Genome Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
    Sex Dev 1:207-10. 2007
    ..and on the basis of comparative maps were suggested as candidate genes for the major sex-determining locus on tilapia LG3...
  22. ncbi Accumulation and depuration of microcystins (cyanobacteria hepatotoxins) in Tilapia rendalli (Cichlidae) under laboratory conditions
    Raquel M Soares
    Laboratory of Cyanobacterial Ecophysiology and Toxicology, Carlos Chagas Filho Biophysics Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, CCS Bloco G, Ilha do Fundao, 21949 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Aquat Toxicol 70:1-10. 2004
    In order to understand accumulation and depuration of microcystins (MCYSTs) in Tilapia rendalli, three experiments with juveniles were done...
  23. ncbi Toxic cyanobacterial cells containing microcystins induce oxidative stress in exposed tilapia fish (Oreochromis sp.) under laboratory conditions
    Angeles Jos
    Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, Profesor García González no 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Aquat Toxicol 72:261-71. 2005
    ..from cyanobacterial cells on various oxidative stress biomarkers in liver, kidney and gill tissues in freshwater tilapia fish (Oreochromis sp.) were investigated under laboratory conditions...
  24. ncbi A systematic immunohistochemical survey of the distribution patterns of GH, prolactin, somatolactin, beta-TSH, beta-FSH, beta-LH, ACTH, and alpha-MSH in the adenohypophysis of Oreochromis niloticus, the Nile tilapia
    Romano Silvio Kasper
    Division of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, CH 8057, Switzerland
    Cell Tissue Res 325:303-13. 2006
    ..Thus, we studied adjacent sections of the pituitary of Oreochromis niloticus, the tilapia, by conventional staining and immunohistochemistry with specific antisera directed against growth hormone (GH), ..
  25. ncbi Differential oxidative stress responses to microcystins LR and RR in intraperitoneally exposed tilapia fish (Oreochromis sp.)
    Ana I Prieto
    Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, Profesor García González no 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Aquat Toxicol 77:314-21. 2006
    ..peroxidation (LPO) as a biomarker of oxygen-mediated toxicity were assessed in liver, kidney and gill tissues of tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) exposed to MCs. Fish were injected intraperitoneally (i.p...
  26. ncbi Protection of tilapia (Oreochromis mosambicus) from edwardsiellosis by vaccination with Edwardsiella tarda ghosts
    Se Ryun Kwon
    Department of Aquatic Life Medicine, Pukyong National University, Pusan 608 737, Republic of Korea
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 20:621-6. 2006
    The vaccine potential of Edwardsiella tarda ghosts produced by gene E mediated lysis was investigated using tilapia (Oreochromis mosambicus). Tilapia immunized with E. tarda ghosts (ETG) and formalin killed E...
  27. ncbi Two isoforms of vasa homologs in a teleost fish: their differential expression during germ cell differentiation
    Tohru Kobayashi
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Department of Developmental Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, 444 8585, Okazaki, Japan
    Mech Dev 111:167-71. 2002
    Two isoforms of vasa mRNA and protein are present in a teleost fish, tilapia. One (vas-s) lacks a part of the N-terminal region found in the other isoform (vas)...
  28. ncbi Genome-scan analysis for quantitative trait loci in an F2 tilapia hybrid
    A Cnaani
    Institute of Animal Science, Agricultural Research Organization, P O Box 6, 50250, Bet Dagan, Israel
    Mol Genet Genomics 272:162-72. 2004
    ..to stress, biochemical parameters of blood, and fish size in an F2 population derived from an interspecific tilapia hybrid (Oreochromis mossambicusx O. aureus)...
  29. pmc Rapid hyperosmotic coinduction of two tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) transcription factors in gill cells
    Diego F Fiol
    Physiological Genomics Group, Department of Animal Science, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:927-32. 2005
    ..We acclimated tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) from fresh water (FW) to seawater (SW); performed suppression subtractive hybridization ..
  30. doi Doublesex- and Mab-3-related transcription factor-1 repression of aromatase transcription, a possible mechanism favoring the male pathway in tilapia
    De Shou Wang
    Key Laboratory of Freshwater Fish Reproduction and Development Ministry of Education, School of Life Science, Southwest University, 400715 Chongqing, People s Republic of China
    Endocrinology 151:1331-40. 2010
    ..In the Nile tilapia, estrogen is the natural inducer of ovarian differentiation...
  31. pmc Amh and Dmrta2 genes map to tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) linkage group 23 within quantitative trait locus regions for sex determination
    Andrey Shirak
    Institute of Animal Science, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel
    Genetics 174:1573-81. 2006
    ..Several studies have reported QTL in various species and strains of tilapia, regions contributing to sex determination have been identified on linkage groups 1, 3, and 23...
  32. doi Radical scavenging and reducing ability of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) protein hydrolysates
    Sivakumar Raghavan
    Laboratory of Aquatic Food Biomolecular Research, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:10359-67. 2008
    ..In our current work, we have investigated alkali-solubilized tilapia ( Oreochromis niloticus) protein hydrolysates for their ability to scavenge reactive oxygen species (ROS) and for ..
  33. ncbi Karyotype evolution in Tilapia: mitotic and meiotic chromosome analysis of Oreochromis karongae and O. niloticus x O. karongae hybrids
    S C Harvey
    Genetica 115:169-77. 2002
    ..karongae. Comparison of the O. karongae and O. niloticus karyotypes suggests that these consist of one Robertsonian fusion and two fusions of a more complex nature...
  34. ncbi Regulation of osmotic stress transcription factor 1 (Ostf1) in tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) gill epithelium during salinity stress
    Diego F Fiol
    Physiological Genomics Group, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Meyer Hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:3257-65. 2006
    Mechanisms of induction of osmotic stress transcription factor 1 (Ostf1) were analyzed in gill epithelium of tilapia exposed to salinity stress...
  35. ncbi Synergistic expression of Ad4BP/SF-1 and cytochrome P-450 aromatase (ovarian type) in the ovary of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, during vitellogenesis suggests transcriptional interaction
    Yasutoshi Yoshiura
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Biol Reprod 68:1545-53. 2003
    ..cytochrome P-450 aromatase (oP450arom) gene expression was investigated using ovarian follicles of the Nile tilapia, possessing an average 14-day spawning cycle...
  36. ncbi Induction of XY sex reversal by estrogen involves altered gene expression in a teleost, tilapia
    T Kobayashi
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan
    Cytogenet Genome Res 101:289-94. 2003
    To clarify the importance of endogenous estrogens during sex differentiation in a teleost fish, the Nile tilapia, we examined the target events for endogenous estrogens and their role during gonadal sex differentiation...
  37. pmc Human Streptococcus agalactiae isolate in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Joyce J Evans
    US Department of Agriculture, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:774-6. 2009
    ..We show that a GBS serotype Ia multilocus sequence type ST-7 isolate from a clinical case of human neonatal meningitis caused disease and death in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).
  38. doi Determination and confirmation of melamine residues in catfish, trout, tilapia, salmon, and shrimp by liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry
    Wendy C Andersen
    Animal Drugs Research Center and Denver District Laboratory, U S Food and Drug Administration, Denver Federal Center, P O Box 25087, Denver, Colorado 80225 0087, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4340-7. 2008
    ..Fifty-five treated catfish, trout, tilapia, and salmon were analyzed after withdrawal times of 1-14 days...
  39. ncbi Isolation, characterization and expression of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 cDNAs from the testes of Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    J Q Jiang
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    J Mol Endocrinol 31:305-15. 2003
    The Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11beta-HSD2) cDNAs were isolated from their respective testes cDNA libraries...
  40. ncbi Calcium homeostasis in low and high calcium water acclimatized Oreochromis mossambicus exposed to ambient and dietary cadmium
    H B Pratap
    Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam 35064, Tanzania
    J Environ Biol 28:385-93. 2007
    ..In low or high calcium water acclimatized tilapia exposed to ambient or dietary cadmium had no effect on the calcium and phosphate composition of the scales, ..
  41. ncbi Thyroid hormone stimulates hepatic IGF-I mRNA expression in a bony fish, the tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus, in vitro and in vivo
    Annette C Schmid
    Division of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 130:129-34. 2003
    ..influence of thyroid hormone (T3, 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine) on the expression of IGF-I in the liver of the tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus, using in vitro and in vivo methods...
  42. doi Time-dependent histopathological changes induced in Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) after acute exposure to pure cylindrospermopsin by oral and intraperitoneal route
    Daniel Gutiérrez-Praena
    Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, Profesor García González 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 76:102-13. 2012
    ..CYN has a late and progressive acute toxicity in rodents, but no data have been reported in fish. In this work, tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were exposed for the first time to an acute dose of CYN (200 μg/kg fish) by ..
  43. doi PCR detection and PFGE genotype analyses of streptococcal clinical isolates from tilapia in China
    Ming Chen
    Institute of Animal Science and Technology, Guangxi University, Nanning 530005, China
    Vet Microbiol 159:526-30. 2012
    Large-scale streptococcal outbreaks occurred continuously in tilapia farms of China from 2009 to 2011...
  44. doi Transepithelial potential in the Magadi tilapia, a fish living in extreme alkalinity
    Chris M Wood
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 182:247-58. 2012
    ..The higher P (Na) likely facilitates Na(+) efflux through the paracellular pathway. The positive electrogenic component is probably due to active HCO(3) (-) excretion...
  45. doi Purification and characterization of novel antioxidant peptides from enzymatic hydrolysates of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) skin gelatin
    Yufeng Zhang
    Kunming University of Science and Technology, College of Chemistry and Engineering Kunming, Yunnan 650500, China
    Peptides 38:13-21. 2012
    To obtain hydrolysates with high degree of hydrolysis (DH) and scavenging radical activity, tilapia skin gelatin (TSG) was hydrolyzed by properase E and multifect neutral...
  46. doi Gene expression and morphological localization of NHE3, NCC and NKCC1a in branchial mitochondria-rich cells of Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) acclimated to a wide range of salinities
    Mayu Inokuchi
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 151:151-8. 2008
    We explored molecular and morphological alteration in gill mitochondria-rich (MR) cells of Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, acclimated to deionized freshwater (DFW), freshwater (FW), 1/3-diluted seawater (1/3 SW) and seawater ..
  47. ncbi Sex reversal in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) using a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor
    L O Afonso
    Department of Animal Science, School of Agronomy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 7712 Porto Alegre, Brazil 91540
    J Exp Zool 290:177-81. 2001
    ..the efficacy of a potent nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor incorporated into the food, on sex reversal of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) larvae...
  48. ncbi Protective effects and mechanisms of a probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus against experimental Edwardsiella tarda infection in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Nopadon Pirarat
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 113:339-47. 2006
    ..examined the protective effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus against experimental Edwardsiella tarda infection in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  49. doi Antioxidative efficacy of alkali-treated tilapia protein hydrolysates: a comparative study of five enzymes
    Sivakumar Raghavan
    Laboratory of Aquatic Food Biomolecular Research, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1434-41. 2008
    The antioxidant activities of alkali-treated tilapia protein hydrolysates were determined by their ability to inhibit the formation of lipid hydroperoxides (PV) and thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) in a washed muscle model ..
  50. ncbi Isolation and characterization of a homologue of mammalian prolactin-releasing peptide from the tilapia brain and its effect on prolactin release from the tilapia pituitary
    A P Seale
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 125:328-39. 2002
    In the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus), as in many teleosts, prolactin (PRL) plays a major role in osmoregulation in freshwater. Recently, PRL-releasing peptides (PrRPs) have been characterized in mammals...
  51. ncbi Direct effects of visible and UVA light on pigment migration in erythrophores of Nile tilapia
    Masako Sato
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Miyama, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 17:519-24. 2004
    Erythrophores derived from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are sensitive to visible light of defined wavelengths in primary culture in the same manner as erythrophores in the skin...
  52. doi Ion-deficient environment induces the expression of basolateral chloride channel, ClC-3-like protein, in gill mitochondrion-rich cells for chloride uptake of the tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus
    Cheng Hao Tang
    Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Physiol Biochem Zool 84:54-67. 2011
    ..mechanism, this study explored the molecular and morphological alterations in branchial MR cells of tilapia acclimated to seawater (SW), freshwater (FW), and deionized water (DW)...
  53. doi Differential responses in gills of euryhaline tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, to various hyperosmotic shocks
    Pei Jen Wang
    Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 152:544-51. 2009
    Euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) survived in brackish water (BW; 20 per thousand) but died in seawater (SW; 35 per thousand) within 6 h when transferred directly from fresh water (FW)...
  54. doi Olfactory sensitivity to bile fluid and bile salts in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla), goldfish (Carassius auratus) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) suggests a 'broad range' sensitivity not confined to those produced by conspecifics a
    M Huertas
    Centro de Ciencias do Mar, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005 139 Faro, Portugal
    J Exp Biol 213:308-17. 2010
    ..the sexes and among different species - the eel (Anguilla anguilla), goldfish (Carassius auratus) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) - using the electro-olfactogram (EOG)...
  55. doi Prolonged apoptosis in mitochondria-rich cells of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) exposed to elevated salinity
    Brittany D Kammerer
    Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Meyer Hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 179:535-42. 2009
    The time-course of programmed cell death (apoptosis) during reorganization of gill epithelium in salinity-stressed tilapia was analyzed using a recently developed method based on laser scanning cytometry (LSC) of dissociated gill cells...
  56. ncbi Dual mode of cortisol action on GH/IGF-I/IGF binding proteins in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    S Kajimura
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744, USA
    J Endocrinol 178:91-9. 2003
    ..on the growth hormone (GH)/insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I)/IGF-binding protein (IGFBP) system in the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)...
  57. doi GPR54 and rGnRH I gene expression during the onset of puberty in Nile tilapia
    Carlos C Martinez-Chavez
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 156:224-33. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were firstly in the teleost Nile tilapia to screen tissues for GPR54 expression levels, secondly to measure the expression patterns of GPR54 and GnRH I ..
  58. ncbi Comparative studies of the development and differentiation of chloride cells in tilapine fish with different reproductive styles
    Lev Fishelson
    Department of Zoology and Institute for Nature Conservation Research, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    J Morphol 253:118-31. 2002
    ..and fluorescent probes, we followed the ontogenesis of selected organs in embryos of several species of tilapia (Cichlidae, Pisces) with emphasis on chloride cell differentiation in species with two different reproductive ..
  59. doi Chloride transport in mitochondrion-rich cells of euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae
    Jiun Lin Horng
    Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 297:C845-54. 2009
    ..was applied to measure Cl- transport at individual mitochondrion-rich cells (MRCs) in the skin of euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae...
  60. doi Attenuated Francisella asiatica iglC mutant induces protective immunity to francisellosis in tilapia
    Esteban Soto
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, Louisiana State University LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Skip Bertman Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Vaccine 29:593-8. 2011
    ..In vitro, the ΔiglC exhibited reduced growth in tilapia head-kidney derived macrophages, and was significantly attenuated (p<0...
  61. doi Francisella asiatica as the causative agent of piscine francisellosis in cultured tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) in the United States
    Esteban Soto
    Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 334, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:821-5. 2011
    ..In 2010, the bacterium was detected from diseased tilapia by culture on cystine heart agar supplemented with hemoglobin and by utilizing an F...
  62. doi Ionoregulatory and endocrine responses to disturbed salt and water balance in Mozambique tilapia exposed to confinement and handling stress
    Jason P Breves
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 155:294-300. 2010
    This study assessed the endocrine and ionoregulatory responses by tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) to disturbances of hydromineral balance during confinement and handling. In fresh water (FW), confinement and handling for 0...
  63. doi Coupling of methylmercury uptake with respiration and water pumping in freshwater tilapia Oreochromis niloticus
    Rui Wang
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:2142-7. 2011
    ..methylmercury (MeHg) and two important fish physiological processes-respiration and water pumping--in the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were explored in the present study...
  64. doi Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) antimicrobial peptide, hepcidin 1-5, shows antitumor activity in cancer cells
    Wang Ting Chang
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Peptides 32:342-52. 2011
    The inhibitory function of tilapia hepcidin (TH)1-5, an antimicrobial peptide, was not examined in previous studies. In this study, we synthesized the TH1-5 peptide and tested TH1-5's antitumor activity against several tumor cell lines...
  65. pmc Competitive interactions between invasive Nile tilapia and native fish: the potential for altered trophic exchange and modification of food webs
    Charles W Martin
    Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14395. 2010
    ..results of laboratory experiments designed to assess the impacts of unintended aquaculture releases of the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), in estuaries of the Gulf of Mexico, on the functionally similar redspotted sunfish (..
  66. doi Identification and expression analysis of two growth hormone receptors in zanzibar tilapia (Oreochromis hornorum)
    Feng Ying Gao
    Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Science, No 1 Xingyu Road, Liwan District, 510380 Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    Fish Physiol Biochem 37:553-65. 2011
    ..In this study, two cDNAs encoding growth hormone receptor (GHR) were isolated from the liver of zanzibar tilapia (Oreochromis hornornum). The two cDNAs were 2,831 and 2,044 bp in length and named GHR1 and GHR2, respectively...
  67. doi Pre- and postprandial effects on ghrelin signaling in the brain and on the GH/IGF-I axis in the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)
    Sarath Chandra Peddu
    Department of Biology, California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 161:412-8. 2009
    ..current study investigated pre- and postprandial changes (3 h before and after a meal) in GRLN signaling in the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)...
  68. doi Identification and genomic sequence of a ghrelin receptor (GHS-R)-like receptor in the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    Hiroyuki Kaiya
    Department of Biochemistry, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 26:330-7. 2009
    ..Here we report Identification of a GHS-R-like receptor (GHSR-LR) In the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. The cDNA is 1584 bp In length and encodes a 384-amino acid GHS-R1a ortholog...
  69. ncbi Three different hepcidins from tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus: analysis of their expressions and biological functions
    Pao Hsian Huang
    Marine Research Station, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 23 10 Dahuen Road, Jiaushi, Ilan 262, Taiwan, ROC
    Mol Immunol 44:1922-34. 2007
    ..library, the cDNA sequences of three hepcidin-like antimicrobial peptides (named TH1-5, TH2-2, and TH2-3) in tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, were determined...
  70. ncbi Molecular cloning, expression and phylogenetic analyses of parvalbumin in tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    Shyh Jye Lee
    Institute of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 106, R O C
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 307:51-61. 2007
    ..Pvalb), a high-affinity calcium-binding protein and the major fish allergen, was significantly increased in the tilapia fry treated with methyltestosterone (MT) as examined using a subtractive hybridization assay...
  71. doi Absence of effects of short-term fasting on plasma ghrelin and brain expression of ghrelin receptors in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    Larry G Riley
    Department of Biology, California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740, USA
    Zoolog Sci 25:821-7. 2008
    ..the effect of short-term fasting on plasma ghrelin and brain expression of GHS-R1a, GHS-R1b, and NPY in the tilapia. Fasting for 7 days had no effect on plasma ghrelin concentrations, whereas significant increases in plasma ..
  72. ncbi Studies on the accumulation and transformation of arsenic in freshwater organisms II. Accumulation and transformation of arsenic compounds by Tilapia mossambica
    - Suhendrayatna
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan
    Chemosphere 46:325-31. 2002
    Bioaccumulation and biotransformation of arsenic (As) compounds in freshwater Tilapia mossambica was investigated. The direct accumulation of As by T mossambica was proportional to the concentration of arsenicals in water...
  73. ncbi Cadmium and lead levels in fish (Tilapia nilotica) tissues as biological indicator for lake water pollution
    M N Rashed
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Aswan, Egypt
    Environ Monit Assess 68:75-89. 2001
    ..liver, vertebral column and scales) of Tilapia nilotica from the High Dam Lake, Aswan (Egypt) to assess the lake water pollution with those toxic metals...
  74. ncbi Tissue-specific suppression of estrogen, androgen and glucocorticoid receptor gene expression in feral vitellogenic male Mozambique tilapia
    Chang Beom Park
    Marine and Environmental Research Institute, Cheju National University, Jeju 695 814, South Korea
    Chemosphere 69:32-40. 2007
    ..To this end, a recent study showed elevated circulating vitellogenin (VTG) levels in male Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) collected from the Aja but not Tengan Rivers in Okinawa, Japan...
  75. ncbi Isolation and characterization of a neural progenitor cell line from tilapia brain
    Chiu Ming Wen
    Department of Life Sciences, National University of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 149:167-80. 2008
    ..In this study, we report the characterization of the immortal cell line TB2 isolated from adult tilapia brain tissue...
  76. ncbi Replacement of dietary fish oils by alpha-linolenic acid-rich oils lowers omega 3 content in tilapia flesh
    Ioannis T Karapanagiotidis
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland
    Lipids 42:547-59. 2007
    ..acid (18:3n-3) in vegetable oil (VO) based diets would lead to increased tissue deposition of 22:6n-3 in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  77. doi Tilapia hepcidin (TH)2-3 as a transgene in transgenic fish enhances resistance to Vibrio vulnificus infection and causes variations in immune-related genes after infection by different bacterial species
    Jung Chen Hsieh
    Marine Research Station, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, 23 10 Dahuen Rd, Jiaushi, Ilan 262, Taiwan
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:430-9. 2010
    ..We recently described three different hepcidins (named tilapia hepcidin (TH)1-5, TH2-2, and TH2-3) from tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus, the cDNA sequences were determined, the ..
  78. doi Role of Hox PG2 genes in Nile tilapia pharyngeal arch specification: implications for gnathostome pharyngeal arch evolution
    Pierre Le Pabic
    Department of Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Evol Dev 12:45-60. 2010
    ..Evidence from our laboratory has shown that other telelosts, specifically striped bass and Nile tilapia, harbor three transcribed Hox PG2 genes, hoxa2a, a2b, and b2a, with unspecified function(s)...
  79. doi Effects of dietary Pb on accumulation, histopathology, and digestive enzyme activities in the digestive system of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Wei Dai
    Key Laboratory for Molecular Animal Nutrition of Ministry of Education, Feed Science Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310029, People s Republic of China
    Biol Trace Elem Res 127:124-31. 2009
    ..exposed to dietary Pb at concentrations of 0, 100, 400, and 800-microg/g dry weight for 60 days, the groups of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were sacrificed and sampled to analyze the effects of dietary Pb on accumulation, ..
  80. ncbi Aquaporin-3 expressed in the basolateral membrane of gill chloride cells in Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus adapted to freshwater and seawater
    Soichi Watanabe
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    J Exp Biol 208:2673-82. 2005
    We have cloned a homologue of mammalian aquaporin-3 (AQP3) from gills of Mozambique tilapia using a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)...
  81. ncbi Environmental cadium exposure and metabolic responses of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus
    J A Almeida
    University Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Botucatu, , Brazil
    Environ Pollut 114:169-75. 2001
    ..The data suggest that cadmium acts as a stressor, leading to metabolic alterations similar to those observed in starvation...
  82. doi Seawater and freshwater challenges affect the insulin-like growth factors IGF-I and IGF-II in liver and osmoregulatory organs of the tilapia
    Karl Link
    Division of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 327:40-6. 2010
    ..b>Tilapia were transferred from freshwater (FW) to seawater (SW) for 1week (wk) and retransferred to FW for another week...
  83. ncbi Acid and alkaline phosphatase activities and pathological changes induced in Tilapia fish (Oreochromis sp.) exposed subchronically to microcystins from toxic cyanobacterial blooms under laboratory conditions
    R Molina
    Area de Toxicología, Facultad de Farmacia, C Profesor García González, n 2, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
    Toxicon 46:725-35. 2005
    ..phosphatases (ACP and ALP) from liver, kidney and gill tissues, and the histopathological changes in freshwater Tilapia fish (Oreochromis sp.) were investigated under laboratory conditions...
  84. ncbi Altered self-erythrocyte recognition and destruction in an inbred line of tilapia (Oreochromis aureus)
    Andrey Shirak
    Laboratory of Fish Immunology and Genetics, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Immunol 176:390-4. 2006
    Carboxyfluorescein diacetate (cFDA)-stained autologous and syngeneic tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) erythrocytes are recognized by effector peripheral blood leukocytes and lysed after a short culture period of 4 h...
  85. ncbi Genetic differentiation among natural populations of the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Teleostei, cichlidae)
    J F Agnese
    CNRS, UPR 9060, Universite Montpellier II, France
    Heredity (Edinb) 79:88-96. 1997
    We analysed the genetic differentiation among 17 natural populations of the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) using allozymes and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)...
  86. ncbi Evaluation of estrogenic activities and mechanism of action of perfluorinated chemicals determined by vitellogenin induction in primary cultured tilapia hepatocytes
    Chunsheng Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, China
    Aquat Toxicol 85:267-77. 2007
    ..activities of selected PFCs using vitellogenin (VTG) induction in primary cultured hepatocytes of freshwater male tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  87. ncbi Influence of dietary lipids on the fatty acid composition and stearoyl-CoA desaturase expression in hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticusxO. aureus) under cold shock
    Shu Ling Hsieh
    Department of Nutrition and Health Science, Fooyin University, Kaohsiung 831, Taiwan
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 147:438-44. 2007
    To improve hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticusxO. aureus) survival under cold shock, the influence of diets containing various dietary lipids was investigated...
  88. ncbi Tilapia larvae Aroclor 1254 exposure: effects on gonads and circulating thyroid hormones during adulthood
    A M Coimbra
    Laboratório de Fisiologia Aplicada, ICBAS UP Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da Universidade do Porto, Largo do Prof Abel Salazar no 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 79:488-93. 2007
    ..biphenyls (PCBs) mixture, when administrated through the diet, was previously found to inhibit adult tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) reproduction...
  89. doi A sterol-like odorant in the urine of Mozambique tilapia males likely signals social dominance to females
    Eduardo N Barata
    CCMAR CIMAR Laboratório Associado, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005 139 Faro, Portugal
    J Chem Ecol 34:438-49. 2008
    ..We addressed this by using the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus Peters 1852), a lek-breeding species in which males establish dominance hierarchies and ..
  90. ncbi Quantitative and confirmatory analyses of malachite green and leucomalachite green residues in fish and shrimp
    Wendy C Andersen
    Animal Drugs Research Center, Food and Drug Administration, Denver Federal Center, P O Box 25087, Denver, Colorado 80225 0087, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:4517-23. 2006
    ..determination of malachite green (MG) and leucomalachite green (LMG) for channel catfish, rainbow trout, tilapia, basa, Atlantic salmon, and tiger shrimp...
  91. ncbi Mouthbrooding in the black-chinned tilapia, Sarotherodon melanotheron (Pisces: Cichlidae): the presence of eggs reduces androgen and estradiol levels during paternal and maternal parental behavior
    J L Specker
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, 218 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882 1197, USA
    Horm Behav 38:44-51. 2000
    The black-chinned tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron) is considered a paternal mouthbrooder in which the male churns the eggs in his mouth for 14-18 days after they are fertilized...
  92. ncbi Occurrence of Piscirickettsiosis-like syndrome in tilapia in the continental United States
    Michael J Mauel
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory, The University of Georgia, Tifton 31793, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 17:601-5. 2005
    From 2001 to 2003, tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) farms in Florida, California, and South Carolina experienced epizootics of a systemic disease causing mortality. The fish exhibited lethargy, occasional exophthalmia, and skin petechia...
  93. doi Osmosensitivity of prolactin cells is enhanced by the water channel aquaporin-3 in a euryhaline Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)
    Soichi Watanabe
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 296:R446-53. 2009
    ..Consistent with this role, the release of PRL from the pituitary of the Mozambique tilapia is stimulated as extracellular osmolality is reduced...
  94. ncbi Eye color as an indicator of social rank in the fish Nile tilapia
    G L Volpato
    Research Center on Animal Welfare RECAW, Laborat rio de Fisiologia e Comportamento Animal, Departamento de Fisiologia, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 36:1659-63. 2003
    We investigated the association of eye color with the dominant-subordinate relationship in the fish Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Eye color pattern was also examined in relation to the intensity of attacks...
  95. ncbi Rat ghrelin stimulates growth hormone and prolactin release in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus
    Larry G Riley
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, Kaneohe 96744, USA
    Zoolog Sci 19:797-800. 2002
    ..the in vitro effect of rat Ghr on the release of GH and two forms of prolactin (PRL(177) and PRL(188)) in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus...
  96. ncbi Individual protein balance strongly influences delta15N and delta13C values in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus
    Julia Gaye-Siessegger
    Department of Aquaculture Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim 480B, Fruwirthstrasse 12, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 91:90-3. 2004
    ..An experiment using Nile tilapia [ Oreochromis niloticus (L...
  97. ncbi Assessment of human health risks for arsenic bioaccumulation in tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and large-scale mullet (Liza macrolepis) from blackfoot disease area in Taiwan
    C M Liao
    Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617 Taiwan, ROC
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 45:264-72. 2003
    ..carries out probabilistic risk analysis methods to quantify arsenic (As) bioaccumulation in cultured fish of tilapia (Orechromis mossambicus) and large-scale mullet (Liza macrolepis) at blackfoot disease (BFD) area in Taiwan and ..
  98. doi Viral encephalitis of tilapia larvae: primary characterization of a novel herpes-like virus
    Mark Shlapobersky
    Laboratory of Fish Immunology and Genetics, The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Virology 399:239-47. 2010
    We report here an outbreak of an acute disease that caused high mortality rate in laboratory-reared tilapia larvae...
  99. ncbi Characterization of a piscirickettsiosis-like disease in Hawaiian tilapia
    Michael J Mauel
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, PO Box 1389, Tifton, Georgia 31703, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:249-55. 2003
    In 1994, tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus and Sarotherodon melanotheron) in wild and farmed populations on Oahu, Hawaii, USA, began to die of an unknown disease that was similar but not identical to piscirickettsiosis in salmonids...
  100. doi Biofilm-forming capacity, surface hydrophobicity and aggregation characteristics of Myroides odoratus isolated from South African Oreochromis mossambicus fish
    A Jacobs
    Department of Microbiology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    J Appl Microbiol 107:1957-66. 2009
    ..The ability of these nonmotile isolates to adhere to surfaces and the role of hydrophobicity and autoaggregation were investigated...
  101. ncbi Construction and characterization of BAC libraries for three fish species; rainbow trout, carp and tilapia
    T Katagiri
    Laboratory of Genetics and Biochemistry, Tokyo University of Fisheries, Konan 4-5-7, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8477, Japan
    Anim Genet 32:200-4. 2001
    ..genomic BAC libraries from three fish species, rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), carp (Cyprinus carpio) and tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The two rainbow trout BAC libraries have average insert sizes of 58 and 110 kb...

Research Grants56

  1. The Cichlid Dentition Integrates Tooth Number and Tooth Shape
    JEFFREY STREELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..tricuspid teeth. Using fingerprinted BAG libraries in the closely-related tilapia, I will generate a minimum tiling path across this region and sequence overlapping clones at 30-50x coverage, ..
  2. Gene networks regulating sex determination in vertebrates
    Thomas D Kocher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to quantify the normal pattern of gene expression in the developing gonads of our model system, the Nile tilapia. We will then examine the spatial and temporal expression of candidate sex-determining genes within this ..
  3. Gene networks regulating sex determination in vertebrates
    Thomas D Kocher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to quantify the normal pattern of gene expression in the developing gonads of our model system, the Nile tilapia. We will then examine the spatial and temporal expression of candidate sex-determining genes within this ..
  4. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPING SYNAPSES
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..elegans should lay a basic scaffold on which to integrate the complexities associated with more general and likely conserved principles of synaptic development. ..
  5. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS CONTROLLING SYNAPTIC FUNCTION
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our molecular genetic approach of examining synaptic function is complementary to the biochemical approaches that many researchers use to study this highly conserved process. ..
  6. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS CONTROLLING SYNAPTIC FUNCTION
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ultimate aim is to integrate the role of the rab3 regulatory machinery seamlessly into a detailed description of the basic mechanisms that underlie the release of neurotransmitter from synaptic terminals. ..
  7. Synaptic-GFP Tags for Zebrafish
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Similarly, we propose to test whether several recently developed C. elegans active zone tags will permit the visualization of Zebrafish active zones when the analogous Zebrafish protein fusions are expressed in Zebrafish neurons. ..
  8. Monoclonal Antibody Resources for C. elegans
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPING SYNAPSES
    Michael L Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such basic scientific understanding of brain development and function will aid in developing therapies that intervene early in disease hence slowing or arresting synaptic loss. ..
  10. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPING SYNAPSES
    Michael Nonet; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such basic scientific understanding of brain development and function will aid in developing therapies that intervene early in disease hence slowing or arresting synaptic loss. ..
  11. CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF GLYCOCONJUGATES
    YUAN LEE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..We will design substrates for the enzymes of this type based on energy transfer or quenching of fluorescence. ..
  12. Prenatal TCDD and postnatal autoimmune disease
    Steven Holladay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The collective experiments are designed to detect alterations in fetal immune development caused by TCDD that underlie the worsened postnatal (postpubertal) autoimmune disease caused by this chemical. ..
  13. NATIONAL RESOURCE FOR APLYSIA
    Patrick Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Any disease syndromes and suspected pathogens observed will be investigated and appropriate control measures applied. ..
  14. Extreme Ammonia Tolerance Mechanisms: A Model Vertebrate
    Patrick Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. National Resources for Aplysia
    Patrick Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Through this combination of production and basic research, we will improve the model system and extend its usefullness to other areas of research. ..
  16. CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF GLYCOCONJUGATES
    YUAN LEE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies are significant from the evolutionary standpoint, since the occurrence of alpha-Gal in glycoproteins is rare in birds, and the responsible transferase seems to be different from that of mammals. ..
  17. National Resources for Aplysia
    Patrick Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Through this combination of production and basic research, we will improve the model system and extend its usefullness to other areas of research. ..