hepatopancreas

Summary

Summary: A primitive form of digestive gland found in marine ARTHROPODS, that contains cells similar to those found in the mammalian liver (HEPATOCYTES), and the PANCREAS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Haemolymph parasite of the shore crab Carcinus maenas: pathology, ultrastructure and observations on crustacean haplosporidians
    G D Stentiford
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 59:57-68. 2004
  2. ncbi Pathology of Hematodinium infections in snow crabs (Chionoecetes opilio) from Newfoundland, Canada
    Kersten Wheeler
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, School of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 95:93-100. 2007
  3. doi Immune response and gene expression in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) hemocytes and hepatopancreas against some pathogen-associated molecular patterns
    Pei Feng Ji
    Key Laboratory of Science and Technology for Aquaculture and Food Safety of Fujian Province University, Fisheries College Fisheries Biotechnology Institute, Jimei University, Xiamen 361021, China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 27:563-70. 2009
  4. pmc A novel C-type lectin from the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei possesses anti-white spot syndrome virus activity
    Zhi Ying Zhao
    State Key Laboratory for Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 83:347-56. 2009
  5. ncbi Molecular diet analysis of phyllosoma larvae of the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus (Decapoda: Crustacea)
    Nobuaki Suzuki
    Ishigaki Tropical Station, Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, Okinawa, Japan
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:49-55. 2008
  6. ncbi Energy reserves and metal-storage granules in the hepatopancreas of Oniscus asellus and Porcellio scaber (Isopoda) from a metal gradient at Avonmouth, UK
    Ralph O Schill
    Cell Biology, Zoological Institute, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Ecotoxicology 13:787-96. 2004
  7. ncbi Effects of nanoparticles in Mytilus edulis gills and hepatopancreas - a new threat to marine life?
    Angela Koehler
    Department of Biosciences, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
    Mar Environ Res 66:12-4. 2008
  8. ncbi Insights into the immune transcriptome of the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei: tissue-specific expression profiles and transcriptomic responses to immune challenge
    Javier Robalino
    Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Marine Laboratory, Charleston, South Carolina 29412, USA
    Physiol Genomics 29:44-56. 2007
  9. ncbi Impact of waterborne copper on the structure of gills and hepatopancreas and its impact on the content of metallothionein in juvenile giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Crustacea: Decapoda)
    Na Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, People s Republic of China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 52:73-9. 2007
  10. doi Effect of dietary arginine on growth, intestinal enzyme activities and gene expression in muscle, hepatopancreas and intestine of juvenile Jian carp (Cyprinus carpio var. Jian)
    Gangfu Chen
    Animal Nutrition Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, Sichuan, Ya an, People s Republic of China
    Br J Nutr 108:195-207. 2012

Research Grants

  1. NOT STATED
    Marius Brouwer; Fiscal Year: 1992
  2. Human Exposure
    Elaine Faustman; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION OF COPPER-METALLOTHIONEIN
    Marius Brouwer; Fiscal Year: 1990
  4. CORE--CONUS VENOMS RESOURCE
    LOURDES CRUZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. CONTROL OF BIOMINERALIZATION IN TWO SPECIES
    CHARLENE REED MILLER; Fiscal Year: 1980

Detail Information

Publications208 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Haemolymph parasite of the shore crab Carcinus maenas: pathology, ultrastructure and observations on crustacean haplosporidians
    G D Stentiford
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 59:57-68. 2004
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  2. ncbi Pathology of Hematodinium infections in snow crabs (Chionoecetes opilio) from Newfoundland, Canada
    Kersten Wheeler
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, School of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 95:93-100. 2007
    ..and during sporulation of the parasite. Pressure necrosis was evident in the spongy connective tissues of the hepatopancreas and the blood vessels in most organs...
  3. doi Immune response and gene expression in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) hemocytes and hepatopancreas against some pathogen-associated molecular patterns
    Pei Feng Ji
    Key Laboratory of Science and Technology for Aquaculture and Food Safety of Fujian Province University, Fisheries College Fisheries Biotechnology Institute, Jimei University, Xiamen 361021, China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 27:563-70. 2009
    ..appeared at 6 h in hemocytes, of CAT with 47 times as much as that of the control group appeared at 12 h in hepatopancreas, and with 2...
  4. pmc A novel C-type lectin from the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei possesses anti-white spot syndrome virus activity
    Zhi Ying Zhao
    State Key Laboratory for Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 83:347-56. 2009
    ..Reverse transcription-PCR analysis revealed that LvCTL1 mRNA was specifically expressed in the hepatopancreas of L. vannamei...
  5. ncbi Molecular diet analysis of phyllosoma larvae of the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus (Decapoda: Crustacea)
    Nobuaki Suzuki
    Ishigaki Tropical Station, Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, Okinawa, Japan
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:49-55. 2008
    ..larvae of the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus, the sources of 18S rDNA clones obtained from the hepatopancreas were investigated...
  6. ncbi Energy reserves and metal-storage granules in the hepatopancreas of Oniscus asellus and Porcellio scaber (Isopoda) from a metal gradient at Avonmouth, UK
    Ralph O Schill
    Cell Biology, Zoological Institute, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Ecotoxicology 13:787-96. 2004
    ..for the frequency and size of metal-containing granules (spherites), lipid droplets and glycogen in their hepatopancreas. The number and size of spherites in the hepatopancreas of O...
  7. ncbi Effects of nanoparticles in Mytilus edulis gills and hepatopancreas - a new threat to marine life?
    Angela Koehler
    Department of Biosciences, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
    Mar Environ Res 66:12-4. 2008
    ..In both, gills and hepatopancreas we analysed uptake of nanomaterials by transmission electronmicroscopy (TEM) in unstained ultrathin sections ..
  8. ncbi Insights into the immune transcriptome of the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei: tissue-specific expression profiles and transcriptomic responses to immune challenge
    Javier Robalino
    Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Marine Laboratory, Charleston, South Carolina 29412, USA
    Physiol Genomics 29:44-56. 2007
    ..of a cDNA microarray encompassing 2,469 putative unigenes expressed in gills, circulating hemocytes, and hepatopancreas of Litopenaeus vannamei is described...
  9. ncbi Impact of waterborne copper on the structure of gills and hepatopancreas and its impact on the content of metallothionein in juvenile giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Crustacea: Decapoda)
    Na Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, People s Republic of China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 52:73-9. 2007
    This study aims to elucidate both the impact of copper on the structure of the gills and hepatopancreas and the induction of metallothionein (MT) during waterborne copper exposure in juvenile Macrobrachium rosenbergii...
  10. doi Effect of dietary arginine on growth, intestinal enzyme activities and gene expression in muscle, hepatopancreas and intestine of juvenile Jian carp (Cyprinus carpio var. Jian)
    Gangfu Chen
    Animal Nutrition Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, Sichuan, Ya an, People s Republic of China
    Br J Nutr 108:195-207. 2012
    ..quantitative PCR analysis was performed to determine the relative expression of TOR and 4E-BP in fish muscle, hepatopancreas and intestine. Dietary arginine increased (P < 0...
  11. ncbi 'Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis', an intracellular bacterium from the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Biological Department, Vecna pot 111, 1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:543-9. 2004
    Intracellular bacteria were observed in the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber...
  12. ncbi Autophagic and lysosomal reactions to stress in the hepatopancreas of blue mussels
    Michael N Moore
    Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3DH, UK
    Aquat Toxicol 84:80-91. 2007
    ..Finally, we discuss the possibility of low level triggering of autophagy in mussels by fluctuating environmental regimes providing a mechanism for tolerance to environmental stress...
  13. ncbi Time course of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis (NHP) in experimentally infected Litopenaeus vannamei and quantification of NHP-bacterium using real-time PCR
    Amanda G Vincent
    Department of Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, PO Box 7000, Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39566 7000, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 67:163-9. 2005
    ..A total of 120 individuals were exposed per os to a 0.05 g piece of NHPB-infected hepatopancreas and 100 controls were exposed to uninfected tissue...
  14. ncbi A hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin from the Chinese shrimp Fenneropenaeus chinensis exhibits antimicrobial activity
    Yun Dong Sun
    School of Life Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250100, China
    Mol Immunol 45:348-61. 2008
    ..Here, we report a novel hepatopancreas-specific C-type lectin, designated Fc-hsL, from the hepatopancreas of the Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus ..
  15. doi Spatial and temporal variations of microcystins in hepatopancreas of a freshwater snail from Lake Taihu
    Dawen Zhang
    Donghu Experimental Station of Lake Ecosystems, State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology of China, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Donghu South Road 7, Wuhan 430072, People s Republic of China
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:466-72. 2009
    In this paper, spatial and temporal variations of three common microcystins (MC-RR, MC-YR, and MC-LR) in the hepatopancreas of a freshwater snail (Bellamya aeruginosa) were studied monthly in two bays of Lake Taihu...
  16. ncbi Pyrene biotransformation and kinetics in the hepatopancreas of the isopod Porcellio scaber
    G J Stroomberg
    Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1087, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 47:324-31. 2004
    ..Concentrations of 1-hydroxypyrene in the hepatopancreas were very low...
  17. ncbi Improvement of a PCR method for the detection of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis in shrimp
    Linda M Nunan
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and Microbiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 80:69-73. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi Ultrastructural observations in gills and hepatopancreas of prawn Macrobrachium malcolmsonii exposed to mercury
    A Yamuna
    Departmentof Animal Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli 620 024, India
    J Environ Biol 30:693-9. 2009
    The juveniles of M. malcolmsonii were exposed to 24.1 microg l(-1) of Hg fora period of 21 days. The gills and hepatopancreas of test prawns were sampled and processed for electron microscopic observations...
  19. doi Mitochondrial pathway of apoptosis in the hepatopancreas of the freshwater crab Sinopotamon yangtsekiense exposed to cadmium
    Dongmei Liu
    Laboratory of Bio effect and Molecular Mechanism on Classical Environmental Pollutants, School of Life Science, Shanxi University, 96 Wucheng Road, Taiyuan 030006, Shanxi Province, People s Republic of China
    Aquat Toxicol 105:394-402. 2011
    ..To investigate the mechanism of Cd-induced apoptosis in the hepatopancreas, freshwater crabs Sinopotamon yangtsekiense were exposed to 0, 3.56, 7.12, 14.25, 28.49 and 56...
  20. ncbi Differential gene expression profile of the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Roswin James
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin 682 029, Kerala, India
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:884-9. 2010
    ..Subtractive Hybridization was employed in order to identify the differentially expressed genes in the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus...
  21. doi Cadmium induces ultrastructural changes in the hepatopancreas of the freshwater crab Sinopotamon henanense
    Dongmei Liu
    School of Life Science, Shanxi University, Taiyuan 030006, Shanxi Province, China
    Micron 47:24-32. 2013
    ..To explore the morphological changes in the hepatopancreas, freshwater crabs Sinopotamon henanense were exposed to water-borne Cd for 72h...
  22. doi Copper accumulation and toxicity in isolated cells from gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)
    Christianne L Paganini
    Program de Pós Graduação em Bióilógica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Avenida Itália Km 8, 96 201 900 Rio Grande, RS, Brazil
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:1200-5. 2009
    ..accumulation and toxicity of dissolved copper (1-100 microM) in isolated cells from posterior gills and hepatopancreas of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus)...
  23. pmc Macrobrachium borellii hepatopancreas contains a mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase which initiates triacylglycerol biosynthesis
    M Pellon-Maison
    Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquimicas de La Plata, CCT La Plata, CONICET INIBIOLP, Facultad Ciencias Médicas UNLP, Calles 60 and 120, La Plata, Argentina
    Lipids 44:337-44. 2009
    ..The mitochondrial isoform GPAT1 may have been the acyltransferase that appeared first in evolution. The hepatopancreas of the crustacean Macrobrachium borellii has a high capacity for triacylglycerol (TAG) biosynthesis and ..
  24. doi Three goose-type lysozymes in the gastropod Oncomelania hupensis: cDNA sequences and lytic activity of recombinant proteins
    Shu H Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province 430072, China
    Dev Comp Immunol 36:241-6. 2012
    ..hupensis. The three lysozyme genes were expressed mainly in hepatopancreas, with relatively low expression level observed in head-foot muscle and intestine. When comparing S...
  25. ncbi Profiling of differentially expressed genes in hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus-resistant shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) by suppression subtractive hybridisation
    Zhi Ying Zhao
    State Key Laboratory for Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Zhongshan University, 135 Xingang Road West, Guangzhou 510275, PR China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 22:520-34. 2007
    ..method was employed to identify differentially expressed genes and their expression profiles in the hepatopancreas of the white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) resistant and susceptible Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)...
  26. doi Cathepsin D from the hepatopancreas of the cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis): purification and characterization
    Rafik Balti
    Laboratoire de Génie Enzymatique et de Microbiologie, Ecole Nationale d Ingénieurs de Sfax, Route Soukra Km 3, 5 BP 1173, 3038 Sfax, Tunisia
    J Agric Food Chem 58:10623-30. 2010
    Cathepsin D from the hepatopancreas of cuttlefish ( Sepia officinalis ) was purified to homogeneity by precipitation with ammonium sulfate (30-60%, w/v), Sephadex G-100 gel filtration, Mono-S cation-exchange chromatography, Sephadex G-75 ..
  27. ncbi Bisphenol-A alters gene expression and functional parameters in molluscan hepatopancreas
    Laura Canesi
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 276:36-44. 2007
    ..In this work the possible effects of BPA were investigated in the hepatopancreas of the bivalve mollusc Mytilus galloprovincialis: mussels were injected with different amounts of BPA (3-60ng/..
  28. ncbi Antioxidant responses and oxidative stress after microcystin exposure in the hepatopancreas of an estuarine crab species
    G L L Pinho
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Fundacao Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, R Eng Alfredo Huch 475, 96201 900 Rio Grande, RS, Brazil
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 61:353-60. 2005
    Antioxidant responses and oxidative stress were evaluated in the hepatopancreas of the estuarine crab Chasmagnathus granulatus (Decapoda, Brachyura) after oral microcystin administration...
  29. doi Snail hepatopancreatic lipase: a new member of invertebrates lipases' group
    Sawsan Amara
    Laboratoire de Biochimie et de Genie Enzymatique des Lipases, ENIS route de Soukra, BPW 3038, Sfax, Tunisia
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 162:942-52. 2010
    ..A lipolytic activity was located in the land snail (Eobania vermiculata) digestive glands (hepatopancreas), from which a snail digestive lipase (SnDL) was purified...
  30. ncbi Vitellogenesis in the red crab Charybdis feriatus: Hepatopancreas-specific expression and farnesoic acid stimulation of vitellogenin gene expression
    Abby Sin Chi Mak
    Department of Zoology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, P R China
    Mol Reprod Dev 70:288-300. 2005
    ..acid sequence determination revealed that several ovarian polypeptides and one polypeptide secreted by the hepatopancreas were identical to part of the C. feriatus Vg (CfVg) precursor...
  31. doi A novel hepatopancreatic phospholipase A2 from Hexaplex trunculus with digestive and toxic activities
    Zied Zarai
    Laboratoire de Biochimie et de Genie Enzymatique des Lipases, ENIS, BPW 1173, Sfax, Tunisia
    Arch Biochem Biophys 494:121-9. 2010
    A marine snail digestive phospholipase A2 (mSDPL) was purified from delipidated hepatopancreas. Unlike known digestive phospholipases A2, which are 14 kDa proteins, the purified mSDPL has a molecular mass of about 30 kDa...
  32. ncbi Differential gene expression profile in hepatopancreas of WSSV-resistant shrimp (Penaeus japonicus) by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Deng Pan
    Key Lab of Marine Genetic resource of SOA, Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration SOA, 184 DaXue Road, Xiamen 361005, China
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:103-12. 2005
    ..method was employed to identify differentially expressed genes and their expression profile in the hepatopancreas of the virus-resistant penaeid shrimp...
  33. doi Functional annotation and analysis of expressed sequence tags from the hepatopancreas of mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)
    Hui Jiang
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 11:317-26. 2009
    ..The hepatopancreas of E. sinensis is not only an important digestive organ but also an indispensable immune organ...
  34. pmc Isolation, characterization and molecular cloning of duplex-specific nuclease from the hepatopancreas of the Kamchatka crab
    Veronika E Anisimova
    M M Shemiakin and Yu, A Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Miklukho Maklaya 16 10, 117871 Moscow, Russia
    BMC Biochem 9:14. 2008
    ..Thus, the search for novel nucleases with potentially exploitable functions remains an important scientific undertaking...
  35. ncbi Vitellogenesis in the sand shrimp, metapenaeus ensis: the contribution from the hepatopancreas-specific vitellogenin gene (MeVg2)
    Sin Yan Kung
    Department of Zoology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biol Reprod 71:863-70. 2004
    ..The MeVg2 is expressed only in the hepatopancreas, and the expression level of MeVg2 in adult female increases from the early vitellogenic stage, reaching a ..
  36. ncbi Anoxia-induced transcriptional upregulation of sarp-19: cloning and characterization of a novel EF-hand containing gene expressed in hepatopancreas of Littorina littorea
    Kevin Larade
    Institute of Biochemistry and Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 82:285-93. 2004
    ..Differential screening of a cDNA library derived from the hepatopancreas of the marine snail Littorina littorea revealed a novel anoxia-induced gene, sarp-19 (snail anoxia-responsive ..
  37. pmc Differences in cysteine protease activity in Schistosoma mansoni-resistant and -susceptible Biomphalaria glabrata and characterization of the hepatopancreas cathepsin B Full-length cDNA
    Jocelyn Myers
    Department of Biology, Howard University, NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    J Parasitol 94:659-68. 2008
    ..Zymographs of extracts from the whole snail or hepatopancreas indicated higher proteolytic activity in resistant, compared with susceptible, snails...
  38. ncbi Cellular localization of calcium, heavy metals, and metallothionein in lobster (Homarus americanus) hepatopancreas
    P Chavez-Crooker
    Laboratory of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Facultad Recursos de Mar, Universidad de Antofagasta, Casila 170, Antofagasta, Chile
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 136:213-24. 2003
    ..this metal-binding protein in several organ systems in lobster and in single cell types isolated from lobster hepatopancreas. Individual lobster hepatopancreatic epithelial cell types were separated into pure single cell type ..
  39. ncbi White spot syndrome virus infection decreases the activity of antioxidant enzymes in Fenneropenaeus indicus
    K Mohankumar
    Department of Biotechnology, Life Sciences Building, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, Tamil Nadu, India
    Virus Res 115:69-75. 2006
    ..with oxidative stress during the process of pathogenesis of WSSV in the infected tissues (hemolymph, hepatopancreas, gills and muscle) of Fenneropenaeus indicus were quantitatively determined at different time intervals post ..
  40. ncbi Subcellular/tissue distribution and responses to oil exposure of the cytochrome P450-dependent monooxygenase system and glutathione S-transferase in freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium malcolmsonii, M. lamarrei lamarrei)
    S Arun
    Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi 630 006, Tamil Nadu, India
    Ecotoxicology 15:341-6. 2006
    Subcellular fractions (mitochondrial, cytosolic and microsomal) prepared from the tissues (hepatopancreas, muscle and gill) of freshwater prawns Macrobrachium malcolmsonii and Macrobrachium lamarrei lamarrei were scrutinized to ..
  41. ncbi Dietary high protein and vitamin C mitigate stress due to chelate claw ablation in Macrobrachium rosenbergii males
    S M Manush
    Fish Physiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutic Cell, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Versova, Mumbai, India
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:10-8. 2005
    ..G6Pase), fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FBPase), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) in hepatopancreas) were tested at different recovery periods (0, 6, 24 h, 7 and 14 days)...
  42. ncbi Effect of waterborne copper on the microstructures of gill and hepatopancreas in Eriocheir sinensis and its induction of metallothionein synthesis
    Zhi biao Yang
    School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 201101, China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 52:222-8. 2007
    ..00, 0.01, 0.10, 1.00, and 5.00 mg/l) on microstructures of gill and hepatopancreas, and in inducing metallothionein (MT) synthesis were studied in Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinennsis...
  43. ncbi Molecular characterization and expression analysis of vitellogenin in the marine crab Portunus trituberculatus
    Fan Yang
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, 232 Wensan Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310012 PR China
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 142:456-64. 2005
    ..Northern blotting analysis revealed that Vg was mainly expressed in hepatopancreas in vitellogensis females...
  44. ncbi Characterization of vitellin from the ovaries of the banana shrimp Litopenaeus merguiensis
    Jongruk Auttarat
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Songkla 90112, Thailand
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 143:27-36. 2006
    ..Vg and Vt concentrations in hemolymph, hepatopancreas and ovaries were measured by ELISA...
  45. ncbi Superoxide radical production in response to environmental hypoxia in cultured shrimp
    Tania Zenteno-Savin
    Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste CIBNOR, Acuacultura y Planeación Ambiental, Mar Bermejo 195, Playa Palo de Santa Rita, La Paz, B C S 23090, Mexico
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 142:301-8. 2006
    ..radical (O(2)(*-)) production, lipid peroxidation (TBARS), and antioxidant capacity status in muscle, hepatopancreas, and gill samples. Results indicate differences among tissues, even under control conditions...
  46. ncbi [Effects of heavy metal ions on SOD activity of Litopenaeus vannamei hepatopancreas, gill and blood]
    Zhongwang Wu
    Key Laboratory of Mariculture, Ministry of Education, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 16:1962-6. 2005
    ..the effects of Cu2+ , Zn2+ and Cd2+ on the superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity of Litopenaeus vannamnei hepatopancreas, gill and blood...
  47. ncbi Dynamics of vitellogenin synthesis in juvenile giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii
    Vidya Jayasankar
    Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 305:440-8. 2006
    The dynamics of vitellogenin (Vg) mRNA expression and patterns of Vg and vitellin distribution in the hepatopancreas and ovary of juvenile Macrobrachium rosenbergii were examined using real-time RT-PCR and immunohistochemical methods...
  48. ncbi Metallothionein, antioxidant enzymes and DNA strand breaks as biomarkers of Cd exposure in a marine crab, Charybdis japonica
    Luqing Pan
    The Key Laboratory of Mariculture, Ministry of Education, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 144:67-75. 2006
    ..and glutathione peroxidase (GPx)) and DNA integrity (DNA strand breaks) for up to 15 days in the gills and hepatopancreas of the portunid crab Charybdis japonica...
  49. ncbi Seasonal fluctuations of tissue mercury contents in the European shore crab Carcinus maenas from low and high contamination areas (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal)
    E Pereira
    Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:1450-7. 2006
    The main objective was to study the seasonal variation of mercury concentrations in different tissues (muscle, hepatopancreas and gills) of Carcinus maenas from low and high Hg contaminated areas, a valuable resource in temperate ..
  50. ncbi Cloning and characterisation of mitochondrial manganese superoxide dismutase (mtMnSOD) from the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii
    Winton Cheng
    Department of Aquaculture, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 912, Taiwan, ROC
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 21:453-66. 2006
    A cDNA encoding a mitochondrial manganese superoxide dismutase (mtMnSOD) was cloned from the hepatopancreas of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) by degenerate ..
  51. ncbi Molecular detection of Hematodinium spp. in Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus and other crustaceans
    H J Small
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:185-95. 2006
    ..infecting N. norvegicus. DNA probes detected Hematodinium parasites in heart, hepatopancreas and gill tissues from N...
  52. ncbi Effects of 4-nonylphenol on the endocrine system of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas
    Christina M Lye
    School of Marine Science and Technology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol 23:309-18. 2008
    ..sexual characteristics, pheromonally mediated behavior and ecdysone levels, and the presence of vt in the male hepatopancreas) found recently in wild shore crabs (Lye et al.,2005). The study utilizes morphological (e.g...
  53. ncbi The concentrations of antioxidant compounds in the hepatopancreas, the gills and muscle of some freshwater crayfish species
    Tijana B Kovacević
    Department of Physiology, Institute for Biological Research Sinisa Stankovic, 11060 Belgrade, Serbia
    Acta Biol Hung 57:449-58. 2006
    ..of vitamin E (vit E), sulphydryl groups (-SH), total protein and protein electrophoretic profiles in the hepatopancreas, the gills and muscle of three freshwater crayfish species: Noble crayfish (Astacus astacus), stone crayfish (..
  54. ncbi The effect of dietary chitin supplementation on the survival and immune reactivity of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas
    Adam Powell
    Department of Biological Sciences and Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:122-8. 2007
    ..Crabs fed 5 or 10% chitin had lower numbers of cultivatable bacteria in the hepatopancreas than those on the basal diet alone...
  55. ncbi Tissue-specific cadmium and metallothionein levels in freshwater crab Sinopotamon henanense during acute exposure to waterborne cadmium
    Wenli Ma
    School of Life Science and Technology, Shanxi University, Taiyuan 030006, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol 23:393-400. 2008
    ..after Cd exposure, and the Cd accumulation level in various tissues followed the following order: gill > hepatopancreas > muscle > ovary. MT levels were clearly tissue-specific after Cd exposure...
  56. doi DNA damage and cell necrosis induced by naphthalene due to the modulation of biotransformation enzymes in an estuarine crab Scylla serrata
    K Vijayavel
    Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Dr A L Mudaliar Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Taramani, Chennai 600 113, India
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 22:1-7. 2008
    ..aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase, glutathione-S-transferase, and UDP-glucuronyl transferase were elevated in the hepatopancreas of naphthalene-exposed crabs in comparison with control...
  57. doi Accumulation and histopathological damage in the clam Ruditapes philippinarum and the crab Carcinus maenas to assess sediment toxicity in Spanish ports
    M L Martín-Díaz
    Departamento de Quimica Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y Ambientales, Poligono Rio San Pedro s n, 11510 Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain
    Chemosphere 71:1916-27. 2008
    ..The link between chemical concentration in sediments and histopathological lesions allowed the determination of SQGs for the chemicals As, Cd, Cu, Cr, Hg, Ni and Zn...
  58. ncbi Heavy metal accumulation in certain marine animals along the East Coast of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    K Arun Kumar
    Department of Geology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025, India
    J Environ Biol 28:637-43. 2007
    ..The bioconcentration factors revealed that the animals have accumulated heavy metals along the food chain rather than from the water column and sediment...
  59. ncbi Hypoxia does not promote naphthalene bioaccumulation in the brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus
    Rongzhong Ye
    Department of Biological Sciences, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA 70310, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 57:307-12. 2008
    ..suggest that hypoxia does not significantly alter naphthalene bioaccumulation in either the gills or the hepatopancreas of P. aztecus...
  60. doi Pattern and pathways for mercury lifespan bioaccumulation in Carcinus maenas
    J P Coelho
    CESAM Chemistry Department, Campus de Santiago, University of Aveiro, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1104-10. 2008
    ..contamination areas where the diet is the major pathway for metal uptake, with higher levels in muscle and hepatopancreas (twice as high as in gills) and higher organic mercury fractions (as high as 80-90% in muscle), crabs ..
  61. doi Shrimp thioredoxin is a potent antioxidant protein
    Emmanuel Aispuro-Hernandez
    Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, A C, Hermosillo, Sonora 83000, Mexico
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 148:94-9. 2008
    ..LvTRX stands as an important antioxidant that must be considered in future physiological and immune challenges studies...
  62. doi Dietary copper absorption and excretion in three semi-terrestrial grapsoid crabs with different levels of terrestrial adaptation
    M G Sá
    Department of Physiology, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitaria, Rua do Matao, Travessa 14, 101, Sao Paulo 05508 900, SP, Brazil
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 148:112-6. 2008
    ..degrees of terrestriality were studied to quantify the accumulation of copper (Cu) in hemolymph, gills, hepatopancreas and antennal gland, and its excretion through the faeces...
  63. doi Cadmium uptake by the European eel: trophic transfer in field and experimental investigations
    Fabien Pierron
    UMR CNRS 5805 EPOC, Team GEMA, Universite Bordeaux 1 and CNRS, Place du Dr Peyneau, 33120 Arcachon, France
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:10-9. 2008
    ..These two complementary approaches provide some elements to suggest that the trophic route plays an important role in cadmium contamination of wild eels...
  64. doi Effects of water-borne copper on digestive and metabolic enzymes of the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii
    Na Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, People s Republic of China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:86-93. 2008
    ..acid phosphatase (ACP), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione-S-transferase (GST) were measured in the hepatopancreas of M. rosenbergii after 7 days of exposure to copper (Cu(2+)) concentrations ranging from 0.01 mg/L to 0...
  65. ncbi Differential gene expression in hepatopancreas of the shrimp Metapenaeus ensis during ovarian maturation
    Queenie W L Wong
    Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:91-8. 2008
    Differentially expressed genes were identified in the hepatopancreas of Metapenaeus ensis during ovarian maturation via differential display reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (DDRT-PCR)...
  66. ncbi Dynamics of vitellogenin mRNA expression during vitellogenesis in the banana shrimp Penaeus (Fenneropenaeus) merguiensis using real-time PCR
    Pharima Phiriyangkul
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla, Thailand
    Mol Reprod Dev 74:1198-207. 2007
    ..A PCR product of 1.1 kb encoding the 3'-end of Vg cDNA was cloned from the hepatopancreas. Although its sequence was almost identical to that of the same region of the ovarian Vg, with only 18 ..
  67. ncbi A reovirus disease in cultured mud crab, Scylla serrata, in southern China
    S P Weng
    State Key Lab for Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China
    J Fish Dis 30:133-9. 2007
    ..The virus infects connective tissue cells of the hepatopancreas, gills and intestine in mud crab and develops in the cytoplasm...
  68. ncbi Molecular characterization of an epithelial Ca2+ channel-like gene from crayfish Procambarus clarkii
    Yongping Gao
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:1813-24. 2007
    ..Compared with expression levels in hepatopancreas, expression in gill was 10-fold greater and expression was highest in antennal gland (15-fold greater than in ..
  69. ncbi Short-term silver accumulation in tissues of three marine invertebrates: shrimp Penaeus duorarum, sea hare Aplysia californica, and sea urchin Diadema antillarum
    Adalto Bianchini
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Fundacao Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Campus Carreiros, Av Italia, Km 8, Rio Grande, RS 96201 900, Brazil
    Aquat Toxicol 84:182-9. 2007
    ..In both sea hare and shrimp, hepatopancreas silver accumulation was concentration-dependent and this organ accumulated the most silver after 48 h of ..
  70. doi No acute toxicity to Uca pugnax, the mud fiddler crab, following a 96-h exposure to sediment-bound permethrin
    Todd A Stueckle
    Department of Biology, West Virginia University, PO Box 6057, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Environ Toxicol 23:530-8. 2008
    ..Exposure caused an induction of hepatopancreas GST in a dose-dependent manner...
  71. ncbi A novel bacterial disease of the European shore crab, Carcinus maenas molecular pathology and epidemiology
    Fiona Eddy
    Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research, Department of Biological Sciences, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Microbiology 153:2839-49. 2007
    ..revealed that the causative agent associated with milky disease multiplied in the fixed phagocytes of the hepatopancreas (digestive gland), ultimately to be released into the haemolymph, where the circulating blood cells showed ..
  72. ncbi Antioxidant defence enzyme activities in hepatopancreas, gills and muscle of Spiny cheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus) from the River Danube
    Slavica S Borković
    Department of Physiology, Institute for Biological Research Sinisa Stankovic, University of Belgrade, Bulevar Despota Stefana 142, 11060 Belgrade, Serbia
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 147:122-8. 2008
    ..glutathione reductase (GR) and the phase II biotransformation enzyme glutathione-S-transferase (GST) in the hepatopancreas, the gills and muscle of Spiny cheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus) from the River Danube and to compare tissue ..
  73. ncbi Histological effects of a combination of heavy metals on Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei juveniles
    Martín G Frías-Espericueta
    Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Laboratorio de Estudios Ambientales, Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Paseo Claussen s n, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
    Aquat Toxicol 89:152-7. 2008
    ..05-0.005AF: application factors) caused dose- and time-dependent damages to the hepatopancreas, gills, epipodites and midgut tissues of Litopenaeus vannamei juveniles...
  74. ncbi Increased production and excretion of urea in the kuruma shrimp (Marsupenaeus japonicus) exposed to combined environments of increased ammonia and nitrite
    S Y Cheng
    Department of Aquaculture, College of Life and Resources Sciences, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, 202, China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 47:352-62. 2004
    ..in lower levels of hemolymph uric acid (HUA), gill ammonia (GAM), gill urea (GUE), gill uric acid (GUA), hepatopancreas ammonia (HPAM), hepatopancreas urea (HPUE), and hepatopancreas uric acid (APUA), respectively, compared with ..
  75. ncbi Localization and bacteriostasis of Vibrio introduced into the Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei
    Joseph E Burgents
    Grice Marine Laboratory, College of Charleston, 205 Fort Johnson, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:681-91. 2005
    ..campbellii compared to other tissues, including the hemolymph. In contrast, the gills and hepatopancreas accumulated intact bacteria, but contained a significantly greater percentage of culturable bacteria than the ..
  76. ncbi Protein expression in white spot syndrome virus infected Penaeus monodon fabricius
    P Rameshthangam
    Department of Biotechnology, Life Sciences Building, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600025, Tamil Nadu, India
    Virus Res 110:133-41. 2005
    ..Tissues from infected and uninfected shrimp such as muscles, hepatopancreas, heart, gills and eye tissues (100mg of each) and haemolymph (50 microl) were subjected to SDS-PAGE...
  77. ncbi Hepatopancreas gluconeogenesis and glycogen content during fasting in crabs previously maintained on a high-protein or carbohydrate-rich diet
    Guendalina T Oliveira
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Faculdade de Biociencias, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Av Ipiranga, 6681 Pd 12, 90619 900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 137:383-90. 2004
    ..However, after 21 days of fasting the gluconeogenic capacity was decreased and hepatopancreas glycogen concentration was reduced...
  78. ncbi Vitamin E requirements of juvenile grass shrimp, Penaeus monodon, and effects on non-specific immune responses
    Min Hsien Lee
    Department of Food Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, ROC
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 16:475-85. 2004
    ..Vitamin E concentrations in the hepatopancreas and muscle of the shrimp were increased as the dietary vitamin E supplementation level was increased up to 200 ..
  79. ncbi An increase of uricogenesis in the Kuruma shrimp Marsupenaeus japonicus under nitrite stress
    Sha Yen Cheng
    Life and Resource Sciences, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan, 202, ROC
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:308-18. 2005
    ..nitrite, whereas the levels of total nucleotide-related compounds, including xanthine and hypoxanthine, in the hepatopancreas were inversely related to ambient nitrite...
  80. ncbi A new pathogenic virus in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus from the Florida Keys
    Jeffrey D Shields
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 59:109-18. 2004
    ..The new virus is apparently widespread, infectious, and lethal to the Caribbean spiny lobster. Given the pathogenic nature of the virus, further characterization of the disease agent is warranted...
  81. ncbi Expression of the reproductive female-specific vitellogenin gene in endocrinologically induced male and intersex Cherax quadricarinatus crayfish
    Asaf Shechter
    Departments of Life Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Biol Reprod 73:72-9. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi Increase of uricogenesis in the kuruma shrimp Marsupenaeus japonicus reared under hyper-osmotic conditions
    Sha Yen Cheng
    Department of Aquaculture, College of Life and Resource Sciences, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung 202, Taiwan, ROC
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 138:245-53. 2004
    ..including xanthine and hypoxanthine, in gill increased directly with salinity, whereas these same levels in hepatopancreas were inversely related with salinity...
  83. ncbi Tissue distribution, subcellular localization and endocrine disruption patterns induced by Cr and Mn in the crab Ucides cordatus
    José Dias Corrêa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Morfológicas, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Aquat Toxicol 73:139-54. 2005
    ..The gill, hepatopancreas and muscle concentrations were determined by atomic absorption spectroscopy and the results showed that Cr and ..
  84. ncbi Sublethal effect of naphthalene on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in the edible marine crab Scylla serrata
    K Vijayavel
    Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Dr ALM Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Taramani, Chennai 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India
    Mar Pollut Bull 48:429-33. 2004
    The effect of naphthalene on lipid peroxidation and antioxidants status was studied in hepatopancreas, haemolymph and ovary of the Scylla serrata with reference to the active vitellogenic stage...
  85. ncbi Distribution of mercury in adult penaeid shrimps from Altata-Ensenada del Pabellón lagoon (SE Gulf of California)
    J Ruelas-Inzunza
    Technological Institute of the Sea, P O Box 757, Mazatlan 82000, Sinaloa, Mexico
    Chemosphere 57:1657-61. 2004
    ..In general, hepatopancreas was the tissue where Hg was mostly accumulated, followed by muscle and exoskeleton...
  86. ncbi The mode of action of acute and chronic concentrations of waterborne Cd in the digestive gland of the acclimated infested freshwater crab ( Potamonautes warreni)
    P Manuela M Schuwerack
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 312:249-63. 2003
    ..Cd accumulated in the cells of the digestive gland in a time-, concentration- and cell-type-specific fashion...
  87. ncbi Metallothionein induction and heavy metal accumulation in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei exposed to cadmium and zinc
    Jui Pin Wu
    Institute of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 140:383-94. 2005
    ..From our results, it is very clear that the response of L. vannamei to Cd differs from that to Zn, and this should be considered when using MTs in field applications to monitor metals contamination...
  88. ncbi Distribution of trace elements in tissues of two shrimp species from the Persian Gulf and roles of metallothionein in their redistribution
    N Pourang
    Department of Environment and Sustainable Agriculture, Ministry of Jahad e Agriculture, 7th Floor Tehran, Iran
    Environ Int 31:325-41. 2005
    ..the distribution of three trace elements (Cd, Cu and Zn) in tissues (exoskeleton, abdominal muscle and hepatopancreas) of two shrimp species (Penaeus merguiensis and Penaeus semisulcatus)...
  89. ncbi Cyanobacteria and prawn farming in northern New South Wales, Australia--a case study on cyanobacteria diversity and hepatotoxin bioaccumulation
    Harri T Kankaanpää
    School of Science, Food and Horticulture, University of Western Sydney, NSW 1797, Australia
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 203:243-56. 2005
    ..spumigena as an example), but did not generally increase toxin recovery from prawn hepatopancreas. There were slightly increasing hepatotoxin concentrations in prawn hepatopancreas (from 6-20 to 20-80 microg/..
  90. ncbi Xanthine oxidase and xanthine dehydrogenase from an estivating land snail
    M Hermes Lima
    Institute of Biochemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Z Naturforsch C 50:685-94. 1995
    ..transition from the hypoxic conditions of estivation to normoxia it is possible that xanthine oxidase (XO) in hepatopancreas contributes to the observed lipid peroxidation...
  91. ncbi Antioxidant defenses and metabolic depression. The hypothesis of preparation for oxidative stress in land snails
    M Hermes-Lima
    Departamento de Biologia Celular, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 120:437-48. 1998
    ..oxidative stress was indicated by increased levels of lipid peroxidation damage products accumulating in hepatopancreas within minutes after arousal was initiated...
  92. ncbi Detection of hepatopancreatic parvovirus (HPV) of penaeid shrimp by in situ hybridization at the electron microscope level
    C R Pantoja
    The University of Arizona, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, Tucson 85721, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 44:87-96. 2001
    ..The procedure was optimized using sections of resin-embedded hepatopancreas from HPV-infected juvenile Penaeus monodon and postlarval P. chinensis...
  93. doi Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei sp. nov. (Microsporida: Enterocytozoonidae), a parasite of the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Decapoda: Penaeidae): Fine structure and phylogenetic relationships
    Somjintana Tourtip
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Rama IV Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Invertebr Pathol 102:21-9. 2009
    A new microsporidian species, Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei sp. nov., is described from the hepatopancreas of the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Crustacea: Decapoda)...
  94. ncbi Determination of lipid peroxides in invertebrates tissues using the Fe(III) xylenol orange complex formation
    J M Monserrat
    Departmento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande FURG, R Eng Alfredo Huch 475, 96201 900, Rio Grande, RS, Brazil
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 45:177-83. 2003
    ..A similar procedure was adopted for crab tissues (anterior gills, posterior gills, and hepatopancreas)...
  95. ncbi Purification, characterization, and molecular cloning of group I phospholipases A2 from the gills of the red sea bream, Pagrus major
    N Iijima
    Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Lipids 35:1359-70. 2000
    ..PLA2 in the gills was 70 times higher than that in other tissues, such as the adipose tissue, intestine, and hepatopancreas. Therefore, we tried to purify PLA2 from the gill filaments of red sea bream to near homogeneity by sequential ..
  96. doi Elongation factor 1Bgamma (eEF1Bgamma) expression during the molting cycle and cold acclimation in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii
    Christopher M Gillen
    Department of Biology, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH 43022, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 150:170-6. 2008
    ..eEF1Bgamma expression was lowest in gill, axial abdominal muscle, and hepatopancreas, and was highest in the antennal gland (5.7-fold above hepatopancreas) and cardiac muscle (7...
  97. ncbi [Effects of Cd2+ on glutathione system of hepatopancreas and gills in freshwater crab Sinopotamon yangtsekiense]
    Na Liu
    College of Life Science and Technology, Shanxi University, Taiyuan 030006, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 29:2302-7. 2008
    ..5, 29, 58 and 116 mg/L) for different treating times (24, 48, 72 and 96 h). The indexes were measured in the hepatopancreas and gills of the crab, which include the levels of reduced glutathione (GSH) and oxidized glutathione (GSSG), ..
  98. doi Expression and distribution of three heat shock protein genes under heat shock stress and under exposure to Vibrio harveyi in Penaeus monodon
    Wanilada Rungrassamee
    Microarray Laboratory, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology BIOTEC, National Science and Technology Development Agency NSTDA, 113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:1082-9. 2010
    ..levels of hsp21, hsp70 and hsp90 were determined by quantitative real-time PCR in nine tissues (gill, heart, hepatopancreas, stomach, intestine, eyestalk, pleopod, thoracic ganglia and hemocyte) under untreated and heat shock ..
  99. ncbi In vivo humoral and cellular reactions, and fate of injected bacteria Aeromonas hydrophila in freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii
    P K Sahoo
    Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Aquatic Animal Health Division, Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar 751002, India
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 23:327-40. 2007
    ..The bacteria were rapidly distributed to various tissues viz., gills, heart, hepatopancreas within 1h, and the tissues revealed haemocytic nodule formation after 3 h of injection...
  100. ncbi Nutrition in terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea): an evolutionary-ecological approach
    Martin Zimmer
    Zoologisches Institut Limnologie, Biologiezentrum der Christian Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 77:455-93. 2002
    ..Digestion of food through endogenous enzymes produced in the caeca of the midgut glands (hepatopancreas) and through microbial enzymes, either ingested along with microbially colonized food or secreted by microbial ..
  101. ncbi PAH biotransformation in terrestrial invertebrates--a new phase II metabolite in isopods and springtails
    Gerard J Stroomberg
    Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1087, Amsterdam 1081 HV, The Netherlands
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 138:129-37. 2004
    ..Metabolic products of pyrene biotransformation in extracts from whole animals or isopod hepatopancreas were compared to those found in fish bile (flounder and plaice)...

Research Grants6

  1. NOT STATED
    Marius Brouwer; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Recent work has shown that the intracellular antioxidant glutathione (GSH) in the hepatopancreas of marine crustaceans is involved in the metabolism of copper...
  2. Human Exposure
    Elaine Faustman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..and habits result in consumption behaviors, like drinking shellfish cooking water and consumption of the crab hepatopancreas, which may make them more vulnerable to both acute high level and chronic low-level exposure to domoic acid...
  3. BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION OF COPPER-METALLOTHIONEIN
    Marius Brouwer; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..of apoHc will be carried out with a specific metallothionein, CuMT-3, that we have recently purified from the hepatopancreas of the American lobster and the blue crab...
  4. CORE--CONUS VENOMS RESOURCE
    LOURDES CRUZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and purification has been developed; the collection of whole venom ducts and tissues (particularly hepatopancreas) has been greatly expanded. The latter are the starting point for molecular analyses...
  5. CONTROL OF BIOMINERALIZATION IN TWO SPECIES
    CHARLENE REED MILLER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The tissues directly involved in regeneration (mantle, foot, hepatopancreas) will also be observed with transmission electron microscopy during this phase of the study.