Roderick Nigel Finn
Affiliation: University of Bergen
- Aquaporin evolution in fishesRoderick Nigel Finn
Institute of Biology, Bergen High Technology Center, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway
Front Physiol 2:44. 2011..We focus on teleosts as the main models, but include data available for other organisms to provide a broader perspective...
- The zebrafish genome encodes the largest vertebrate repertoire of functional aquaporins with dual paralogy and substrate specificities similar to mammalsAngèle Tingaud-Sequeira
Laboratory of Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
BMC Evol Biol 10:38. 2010..In mammals, thirteen aquaporins (AQP0-12) have been characterized, but in lower vertebrates, such as fish, the diversity, structure and substrate specificity of these membrane channel proteins are largely unknown...
- Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene clusterRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Postbox 7803, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
BMC Evol Biol 9:2. 2009..Earlier proposals for the existence of three forms of vertebrate vtgs present conflicting models for their origin and subsequent duplication...
- Vertebrate vitellogenin gene duplication in relation to the "3R hypothesis": correlation to the pelagic egg and the oceanic radiation of teleostsRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
PLoS ONE 2:e169. 2007....
- Vertebrate yolk complexes and the functional implications of phosvitins and other subdomains in vitellogeninsRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
Biol Reprod 76:926-35. 2007..Similarly, the proteolytic inhibitory properties associated with the binding of factor VIII in humans suggest that Vwfd stabilizes Vtg during passage in the systemic circulation...
- The maturational disassembly and differential proteolysis of paralogous vitellogenins in a marine pelagophil teleost: a conserved mechanism of oocyte hydrationRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
Biol Reprod 76:936-48. 2007..Based on the 3:1 (HhvtgAb:HhvtgAa) Yp expression ratio, each paralogue contributes approximately equal amounts of FAA to the organic osmolyte pool of the hydrating oocyte during maturation...
- The physiology and toxicology of salmonid eggs and larvae in relation to water quality criteriaRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
Aquat Toxicol 81:337-54. 2007..Other syndromes (M74 and Cayuga) are now associated with thiamine deficiency. Where possible guidelines for water quality criteria are suggested...
- Genomic and proteomic analyses reveal non-neofunctionalized vitellogenins in a basal clupeocephalan, the Atlantic herring, and point to the origin of maturational yolk proteolysis in marine teleostsBørge A Kristoffersen
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Bergen, Norway
Mol Biol Evol 26:1029-44. 2009....
- Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleostJelena Kolarevic
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Allegaten, Bergen, Norway
Mol Reprod Dev 75:1011-20. 2008..In addition, although a beta'-component (approximately 18 kDa) is present in the oocytes, it is not fully degraded during the hydration process...
- Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in ArthropodaJon Anders Stavang
Sea Lice Research Centre, Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, 5020, Bergen, Norway
BMC Genomics 16:618. 2015....
- Insect glycerol transporters evolved by functional co-option and gene replacementRoderick Nigel Finn
1 Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Center, University of Bergen, PO Box 7803, N 5020 Bergen, Norway 2 Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1870 Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway
Nat Commun 6:7814. 2015..Integration of phanerozoic climate models suggests that these events were associated with the emergence of complete metamorphosis and the unparalleled radiation of insects. ..
- Short-term, but not long-term feed restriction causes differential expression of leptins in Atlantic salmonAnne Grethe Gamst Moen
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Centre, Bergen, Norway
Gen Comp Endocrinol 183:83-8. 2013..These data reveal that short-term feed restriction causes a latent (6-9h) upregulation of lepa-type genes in the fatty tissues of Atlantic salmon, a finding that contrasts the mammalian response...
- Mitochondrial aquaporin-8-mediated hydrogen peroxide transport is essential for teleost spermatozoon motilityFrançois Chauvigné
1 Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries IRTA Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, 08003 Barcelona, Spain 2 Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, 5020 Bergen, Norway
Sci Rep 5:7789. 2015..These findings reveal a previously unknown detoxification mechanism in spermatozoa under hypertonic conditions, whereby mitochondrial Aqp8b-mediated H2O2 efflux permits fuel production and the maintenance of flagellar motility. ..
- The pH sensitivity of Aqp0 channels in tetraploid and diploid teleostsFrançois Chauvigné
Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries IRTA Institut de Ciències del Mar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Barcelona, Spain and Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, Bergen, Norway
FASEB J 29:2172-84. 2015..The data suggest that the alkaline pH sensitivity is a conserved trait in teleost Aqp0 a-type channels, whereas mammalian AQP0 and some teleost Aqp0 b-type channels display an acidic pH permeation preference...
- In vivo oocyte hydration in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus); proteolytic liberation of free amino acids, and ion transport, are driving forces for osmotic water influxRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
J Exp Biol 205:211-24. 2002....
- Ontogeny of energy homeostatic pathways via neuroendocrine signaling in Atlantic salmonAnne Grethe Gamst Moen
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen High Technology Center, Norway
Dev Neurobiol 70:649-58. 2010..By integrating theses data into an ontogenetic model, we suggest that the mediation of Atlantic salmon energy homeostatic pathways via endocrine and neuropeptide signaling retains putative features of the mammalian system...
- Evolution and functional diversity of aquaporinsRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, Bergen High Technology Centre, University of Bergen, Norway Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway and
Biol Bull 229:6-23. 2015..Finally, we discuss the origins of four major grades of aquaporins in Eukaryota, together with the increasing repertoires of aquaporins in vertebrates. ..
- The lineage-specific evolution of aquaporin gene clusters facilitated tetrapod terrestrial adaptationRoderick Nigel Finn
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
PLoS ONE 9:e113686. 2014..We thus conclude that the divergence of sarcopterygian-specific aquaporin gene clusters was permissive for the evolution of water conservation mechanisms that facilitated tetrapod terrestrial adaptation. ..