perciformes

Summary

Summary: The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Gene rearrangements and evolution of tRNA pseudogenes in the mitochondrial genome of the parrotfish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Scaridae)
    Kohji Mabuchi
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    J Mol Evol 59:287-97. 2004
  2. ncbi Image scoring and cooperation in a cleaner fish mutualism
    Redouan Bshary
    University of Neuchatel, Department of Zoology, Rue Emile Argand 11, Case Postale 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Nature 441:975-8. 2006
  3. pmc DNA barcoding reveals cryptic diversity within commercially exploited Indo-Malay Carangidae (Teleosteii: Perciformes)
    Tun Nurul Aimi Mat Jaafar
    Molecular Ecology and Fisheries Genetics Laboratory, Environment Centre Wales, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e49623. 2012
  4. ncbi Local replenishment of coral reef fish populations in a marine reserve
    Glenn R Almany
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    Science 316:742-4. 2007
  5. ncbi Coral reef fish larvae settle close to home
    Geoffrey P Jones
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, School of Marine Biology and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 15:1314-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Comparing host and parasite phylogenies: gyrodactylus flatworms jumping from goby to goby
    Tine Huyse
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Ch De Beriotstraat 32, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Syst Biol 54:710-8. 2005
  7. pmc Hypoxia-induced gene expression profiling in the euryoxic fish Gillichthys mirabilis
    A Y Gracey
    Hopkins Marine Station, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 3094, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:1993-8. 2001
  8. ncbi Ocean acidification disrupts the innate ability of fish to detect predator olfactory cues
    Danielle L Dixson
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Ecol Lett 13:68-75. 2010
  9. pmc Evidence of melanoma in wild marine fish populations
    Michael Sweet
    Coral Health and Disease Laboratory, School of Biology, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e41989. 2012
  10. ncbi Genetic architecture of the marbled goby Pomatoschistus marmoratus (Perciformes, Gobiidae) in the Mediterranean Sea
    Randa Mejri
    Unité de Recherche de Biologie, Ecologie et Parasitologie des Organismes Aquatiques, Departement de Biologie, Tunis El Manar 2092, Tunisia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:395-403. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Characteristics of a putative steroid membrane receptor
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. MECHANISMS OF REPRODUCTIVE NEUROENDOCRINE TOXICITY
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SOUND LOCALIZATION
    Zhongmin Lu; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. DESIGN OF MUSCULAR SYSTEMS
    LAWRENCE ROME; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. NEUROGENESIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM
    RUSSELL FERNALD; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. CONFERENCE--AQUATIC ANIMAL MODELS OF HUMAN DISEASE
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. SOCIAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL REGULATION OF MATURATION
    RUSSELL FERNALD; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Uptake and Processing of Foreign DNA by Mitochondria, a Model System
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. Biomechanics and the lamprey central pattern generator
    ERIC TYTELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. Animal Model of Transmissable Neurofibromas
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications392 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Gene rearrangements and evolution of tRNA pseudogenes in the mitochondrial genome of the parrotfish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Scaridae)
    Kohji Mabuchi
    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    J Mol Evol 59:287-97. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi Image scoring and cooperation in a cleaner fish mutualism
    Redouan Bshary
    University of Neuchatel, Department of Zoology, Rue Emile Argand 11, Case Postale 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Nature 441:975-8. 2006
    ..Furthermore, trained cleaners learned to feed more cooperatively when in an 'image-scoring' than in a 'non-image-scoring' situation...
  3. pmc DNA barcoding reveals cryptic diversity within commercially exploited Indo-Malay Carangidae (Teleosteii: Perciformes)
    Tun Nurul Aimi Mat Jaafar
    Molecular Ecology and Fisheries Genetics Laboratory, Environment Centre Wales, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e49623. 2012
    ..Here, we target the marine fish Family Carangidae, one of the most commercially-important families from the Indo-Malay Archipelago (IMA), to produce an initial reference DNA barcode library...
  4. ncbi Local replenishment of coral reef fish populations in a marine reserve
    Glenn R Almany
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    Science 316:742-4. 2007
    ..If natal homing of larvae is a common life-history strategy, the appropriate spatial scales for the management and conservation of coral reefs are likely to be much smaller than previously assumed...
  5. ncbi Coral reef fish larvae settle close to home
    Geoffrey P Jones
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, School of Marine Biology and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 15:1314-8. 2005
    ..The degree of local retention indicates that marine reserves can provide recruitment benefits not only beyond but also within their boundaries...
  6. ncbi Comparing host and parasite phylogenies: gyrodactylus flatworms jumping from goby to goby
    Tine Huyse
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Ch De Beriotstraat 32, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Syst Biol 54:710-8. 2005
    ..This illustrates that phylogenetically conserved host-switching mimics the phylogenetic signature of co-speciation, confounding topology-based programs...
  7. pmc Hypoxia-induced gene expression profiling in the euryoxic fish Gillichthys mirabilis
    A Y Gracey
    Hopkins Marine Station, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 3094, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:1993-8. 2001
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  8. ncbi Ocean acidification disrupts the innate ability of fish to detect predator olfactory cues
    Danielle L Dixson
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Ecol Lett 13:68-75. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Evidence of melanoma in wild marine fish populations
    Michael Sweet
    Coral Health and Disease Laboratory, School of Biology, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e41989. 2012
    ..Furthermore, research on the potential links of this syndrome to increases in UV radiation from stratospheric ozone depletion needs to be completed...
  10. ncbi Genetic architecture of the marbled goby Pomatoschistus marmoratus (Perciformes, Gobiidae) in the Mediterranean Sea
    Randa Mejri
    Unité de Recherche de Biologie, Ecologie et Parasitologie des Organismes Aquatiques, Departement de Biologie, Tunis El Manar 2092, Tunisia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:395-403. 2011
    ..g. past sea-level changes) and environmental (e.g. present-day hydrographic regime) processes as regards the genetic structure of the inhabiting species...
  11. pmc High connectivity in the deepwater snapper Pristipomoides filamentosus (Lutjanidae) across the Indo-Pacific with isolation of the Hawaiian archipelago
    Michelle R Gaither
    Hawai i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Kane ohe, Hawai i, USA
    PLoS ONE 6:e28913. 2011
    ..Rogatien, Brooks Banks, Gardner) indicating that this region may be isolated or (more likely) receives input from Johnston Atoll to the south...
  12. ncbi Evolutionary analysis of cytochrome b sequences in some Perciformes: evidence for a slower rate of evolution than in mammals
    P Cantatore
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Bari, Italy
    J Mol Evol 39:589-97. 1994
    ..mitochondrial DNA, the nucleotide sequence of cytochrome b gene in seven fish species belonging to the order of Perciformes was determined...
  13. ncbi Differential and spermatogenic cell-specific expression of DMRT1 during sex reversal in protogynous hermaphroditic groupers
    Wei Xia
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Wuhan Center for Developmental Biology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, China
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 263:156-72. 2007
    ..The finding implicates that the intronless DMRT1 that is able to undergo rapid transcriptional turnover might be a significant gene for stimulating spermatogenesis in the protogynous hermaphroditic gonad...
  14. ncbi Oxidative damage in eelpout (Zoarces viviparus), measured as protein carbonyls and TBARS, as biomarkers
    Bethanie Carney Almroth
    Department of Zoology, Zoophysiology, Goteborg University, Box 463, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 73:171-80. 2005
    ..23+/-0.17 nmol/mg protein. We concluded that TBARS is not an appropriate biomarker for pollutant mediated oxidative damage in eelpout while protein carbonyl formation does appear to be affected by xenobiotic exposure...
  15. ncbi Evolutionary history of the butterflyfishes (f: Chaetodontidae) and the rise of coral feeding fishes
    D R Bellwood
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:335-49. 2010
    ..This historical association underpins the sensitivity of specific butterflyfish clades to global coral decline...
  16. ncbi Complete mitochondrial genome of the blackspot seabream, Pagellus bogaraveo (Perciformes: Sparidae), with high levels of length heteroplasmy in the WANCY region
    Marian Ponce
    IFAPA Centro El Toruño, 11500 El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain
    Gene 409:44-52. 2008
    ..The tandem duplication and random loss (TDRL) model as well as recombination are proposed to account for the length heteroplasmy and gene rearrangements in the P. bogaraveo WANCY region...
  17. pmc Long-term retrospective analysis of mackerel spawning in the North Sea: a new time series and modeling approach to CPR data
    Teunis Jansen
    National Institute of Aquatic Resources Charlottenlund, Charlottenlund, Technical University of Denmark DTU Aqua, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e38758. 2012
    ..These results provide a consistent and unique perspective on the dynamics of mackerel in this region and can potentially resolve many of the unresolved questions about this stock...
  18. ncbi Genetic relatedness in groups of the humbug damselfish Dascyllus aruanus: small, similar-sized individuals may be close kin
    Peter M Buston
    Integrative Ecology Group, Estacion Biologica de Donana, CSIC, Calle Américo Vespucio s n, Sevilla 41092, Spain
    Mol Ecol 18:4707-15. 2009
    ..This study reveals that individuals can be associated with close relatives, and there is a hidden potential for kin selection, during certain parts of the life cycle of coral reef fishes...
  19. pmc Elevated carbon dioxide affects behavioural lateralization in a coral reef fish
    Paolo Domenici
    CNR IAMC, Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, Torregrande Oristano, Italy
    Biol Lett 8:78-81. 2012
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  20. ncbi Molecular characterization, tissue distribution, and mRNA expression profiles of two Kiss genes in the adult male and female chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) during different gonadal stages
    Sethu Selvaraj
    Laboratory of Marine Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 169:28-38. 2010
    ..These results suggest the possible involvement of two Kiss genes in the brain and Kiss1 in the gonads of chub mackerel during seasonal gonadal development...
  21. pmc Interspecific variation of calls in clownfishes: degree of similarity in closely related species
    Orphal Colleye
    Laboratoire de Morphologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Universite de Liege, Allee de la Chimie 3, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    BMC Evol Biol 11:365. 2011
    ..Sounds were recorded and compared in fourteen clownfish species (some of which have never been recorded before) to evaluate the potential role of acoustic communication as an evolutionary driving force...
  22. ncbi Histological, ultrastructural, and in situ hybridization study on enlarged cells in grouper Epinephelus hybrids infected by grouper iridovirus in Taiwan (TGIV)
    Chia Ben Chao
    Institute for Animal Disease Prevention and Control, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 830, ROC
    Dis Aquat Organ 58:127-42. 2004
    ..Capsids were assembled in ring-shaped or disc-shaped structures. Bullet-shaped electron-dense material was present near the incomplete virus particles, and is speculated to be inserted into the capsids later...
  23. ncbi Molecular systematics of the damselfishes (Teleostei: Pomacentridae): Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences
    Brice Quenouille
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apdo 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:66-88. 2004
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  24. ncbi Discordance between morphological and mechanical diversity in the feeding mechanism of centrarchid fishes
    David C Collar
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Evolution 60:2575-84. 2006
    ..Although we focus on the interaction between morphology and mechanics, many-to-one mapping can decouple diversity between levels of organization in any hierarchical system...
  25. pmc Larval connectivity in an effective network of marine protected areas
    Mark R Christie
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15715. 2010
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  26. ncbi Speciation by host switch and adaptive radiation in a fish parasite genus Gyrodactylus (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae)
    Marek S Zietara
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, POB 3000, FI 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Evolution 56:2445-58. 2002
    ..The molecular and ecological evolution rate of Gyrodactylus parasites is manyfold in comparison to host species, and the phylogenies are largely independent and disconnected...
  27. ncbi High population connectivity across the Indo-Pacific: Congruent lack of phylogeographic structure in three reef fish congeners
    John B Horne
    School of Tropical and Marine Biology, Molecular Ecology and Evolution Laboratory, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:629-38. 2008
    ..Congruent lack of spatial population structure among all three species suggest that such patterns are not due to stochastic processes of DNA mutation and are most likely driven by ecological and environmental factors...
  28. ncbi Geological history and oceanography of the Indo-Malay Archipelago shape the genetic population structure in the false clown anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
    Janne Timm
    Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics, FB2 UFT, University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 17:3999-4014. 2008
    ..ocellaris populations, the centre-of-origin theory is supported to be the main mechanism by which the high biodiversity evolved in this area...
  29. ncbi The complete mitochondrial genome of the large yellow croaker, Larimichthys crocea (Perciformes, Sciaenidae): unusual features of its control region and the phylogenetic position of the Sciaenidae
    Zhaoxia Cui
    EMBL, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, 266071, China
    Gene 432:33-43. 2009
    ..Moreover, the genus-specific pair of primers designed in this study for amplifying the complete mt control region will be very useful in studies on the population genetics and conservation biology of Larimichthys...
  30. ncbi Reductions in the mitochondrial DNA diversity of coral reef fish provide evidence of population bottlenecks resulting from Holocene sea-level change
    C Fauvelot
    Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, ESA CNRS 8046, Universite de Perpignan, F 66860 Perpignan cedex, France
    Evolution 57:1571-83. 2003
    ..Since present sea level was reached between 5000 and 6000 years ago, different demographic events (bottlenecks or founder events) have lead to the actual populations of lagoons in French Polynesia...
  31. ncbi Temperature sensitivity of cardiac mitochondria in intertidal and subtidal triplefin fishes
    Zoë Hilton
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Comp Physiol B 180:979-90. 2010
    ..This most likely impairs ATP supply to the heart at elevated temperatures, potentially contributing to heart failure at ecologically relevant temperatures...
  32. ncbi Bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of mercury in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and tautog (Tautoga onitis) from the Narragansett Bay (Rhode Island, USA)
    Maria N Piraino
    Roger Williams University, Department of Marine Biology, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, USA
    Mar Environ Res 67:117-28. 2009
    ..Our findings reiterate the value of species ecology to improve predictions of fish Hg and permit better management of human contamination by this important dietary source...
  33. ncbi Morphological selection and the evaluation of potential tradeoffs between escape from predators and the climbing of waterfalls in the Hawaiian stream goby Sicyopterus stimpsoni
    Richard W Blob
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:1185-99. 2010
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  34. ncbi Behavioural discrimination of polarized light in the damselfish Chromis viridis (family Pomacentridae)
    Martina Mussi
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3020 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3N5
    J Exp Biol 208:3037-46. 2005
    ..Functional implications for high e-vector discriminative capabilities could be used in functional domains such as feeding and communication...
  35. ncbi Origin and dispersal of bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in Japan and Korea
    Kouichi Kawamura
    Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University, Tsu, Japan
    Mol Ecol 15:613-21. 2006
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  36. ncbi The value of stress protein 70 as an environmental biomarker of fish health under field conditions
    Diane Webb
    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, Kent Street, Bentley WA 6102, Australia
    Environ Toxicol 24:287-95. 2009
    ..Because of high intertissue and interindividual variability, field measurement of hsp70 should be complemented by evidence of changes in other biomarkers of fish health...
  37. ncbi Heterologous microarray experiments used to identify the early gene response to heat stress in a coral reef fish
    Karin S Kassahn
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 16:1749-63. 2007
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  38. ncbi Immunochemical and molecular characterization of a novel cell line derived from the brain of Trachinotus blochii (Teleostei, Perciformes): A fish cell line with oligodendrocyte progenitor cell and tanycyte characteristics
    Chiu Ming Wen
    Department of Life Sciences, National University of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 156:224-31. 2010
    ..Fish tanycytes can be neural stem cells suggesting that SPB cells are neural stem cells. SPB is the first fish cell line showing primary cilia and markers for both OPCs and tanycytes...
  39. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships of some common Indo-Pacific snappers (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences, with comments on the taxonomic position of the Caesioninae
    Terrence L Miller
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:450-60. 2007
    ..quinquelineatus, formed a strongly supported clade. Lutjanus bohar and L. gibbus, both distinctly red, long-lived fish that often accumulate large quantities of ciguatera toxin in their tissues, were resolved as sister taxa...
  40. pmc Characterization of the major histocompatibility complex class II genes in miiuy croaker
    Tianjun Xu
    Laboratory for Marine Living Resources and Molecular Engineering, College of Marine Science, Zhejiang Ocean University, Zhoushan, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23823. 2011
    ..A series of site-model tests implemented in the CODEML program revealed that positive Darwinian selection is likely the cause of the molecular evolution in the fish MHC class II genes...
  41. ncbi Hypercapnia induced shifts in gill energy budgets of Antarctic notothenioids
    Katrin Deigweiher
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Integrative Ecophysiology, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570, Bremerhaven, Germany
    J Comp Physiol B 180:347-59. 2010
    ..coriiceps gills (7-56%). In conclusion, high CO(2) concentrations under conditions of compensated acidosis induce cost increments in epithelial processes, however, at maintained overall rates of branchial energy turnover...
  42. ncbi Growth and reproductive biology of the foxfish Bodianus frenchii, a very long-lived and monandric protogynous hermaphroditic labrid
    S Cossington
    Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Faculty of Sustainability, Environmental and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, Perth, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    J Fish Biol 77:600-26. 2010
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  43. pmc Learning temporal patterns of risk in a predator-diverse environment
    Yoland J Bosiger
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e34535. 2012
    ..Our results provide the first experimental demonstration of a mechanism by which prey in a complex, multi-predator environment can learn and respond to daily patterns of predation risk...
  44. ncbi Performance and scaling of a novel locomotor structure: adhesive capacity of climbing gobiid fishes
    Takashi Maie
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, 132 Long Hall, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:3925-36. 2012
    ..However, oral suction force was considerably lower than that for pelvic suckers, reducing the ability for these fish to attach to substrates by the oral sucker alone...
  45. ncbi Monthly variation in the parasite communities of the intertidal fish Scartichthys viridis (Blenniidae) from central Chile: are there seasonal patterns?
    Gabriela Muñoz
    Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y de Recursos Naturales, Universidad de Valparaiso, Casilla 5080, Reñaca, Vina del Mar, Chile
    Parasitol Res 109:53-62. 2011
    ..Postlarval settlement of S. viridis, in the intertidal rocky pools, occurs in autumn, with fish reaching larger body size in summer...
  46. pmc Antarctic notothenioid fishes: genomic resources and strategies for analyzing an adaptive radiation
    H W Detrich
    Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:1009-17. 2010
    ..Here we consider the evolution of secondary pelagicism by various taxa of the group and illustrate the utility of Antarctic icefishes as an evolutionary-mutant model of human osteopenia (low-mineral density of bones)...
  47. ncbi Investment in testes, sperm-duct glands and lipid reserves differs between male morphs but not between early and late breeding season in Pomatoschistus minutus
    C Kvarnemo
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Fish Biol 76:1609-25. 2010
    ..Possibly this may indicate that individual small colourless males develop into their more colourful counterparts within the breeding season...
  48. ncbi Species delineation in Pampus (Perciformes) and the phylogenetic status of the Stromateoidei based on mitogenomics
    Zhaoxia Cui
    EMBL, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, 266071, China
    Mol Biol Rep 38:1103-14. 2011
    ..This paper reports the study of mitogenomes from five Pampus (Perciformes, Stromateidae) species with very similar morphology...
  49. ncbi Thermal acclimation in Antarctic fish: transcriptomic profiling of metabolic pathways
    Heidrun Sigrid Windisch
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1453-66. 2011
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  50. ncbi Genetic consequences of introducing allopatric lineages of Bluestriped Snapper (Lutjanus kasmira) to Hawaii
    Michelle R Gaither
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, PO Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:1107-21. 2010
    ..This species rapidly colonized across 2000 km without loss of genetic diversity, illustrating the consequences of introducing highly dispersive marine species...
  51. ncbi Locomotor function of the dorsal fin in teleost fishes: experimental analysis of wake forces in sunfish
    E G Drucker
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, 92697, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:2943-58. 2001
    ..macrochirus, highlights the ability of teleost fishes to employ multiple propulsors simultaneously for controlling complex swimming behaviors...
  52. ncbi Individual behavioral and neuronal phenotypes for arginine vasotocin mediated courtship and aggression in a territorial teleost
    Nick Santangelo
    Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 75:282-91. 2010
    ..The results suggest a differential involvement of preoptic AVT neurons and/or their receptors in supporting the expression of aggression and courtship...
  53. ncbi Phylogenetic investigations of Antarctic notothenioid fishes (Perciformes: Notothenioidei) using complete gene sequences of the mitochondrial encoded 16S rRNA
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:881-91. 2004
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  54. ncbi Jaw lever analysis of Hawaiian gobioid stream fishes: a simulation study of morphological diversity and functional performance
    Takashi Maie
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
    J Morphol 270:976-83. 2009
    ..Thus, the diversity of feeding performance of Hawaiian stream gobies seems to reflect a maintenance of functional breadth through the retention of some primitive traits in combination with novel functional capacities in several species...
  55. ncbi Historical biogeography and speciation in the reef fish genus Haemulon (Teleostei: Haemulidae)
    Luiz A Rocha
    University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX 78373, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:918-28. 2008
    ..We conclude that both vicariance between biogeographic provinces, and ecological mechanisms of speciation within provinces contribute to species richness in the genus Haemulon...
  56. ncbi Cytogenetic studies in Sparus auratus (Pisces, Perciformes): molecular organization of 5S rDNA and chromosomal mapping of 5S and 45S ribosomal genes and of telomeric repeats
    L Sola
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Rome I La Sapienza, via A Borelli 50, IT 00161 Rome, Italy E mail
    Hereditas 139:232-6. 2003
  57. ncbi Steroidogenesis in ovarian follicles of chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus
    Michiya Matsuyama
    Laboratory of Marine Biology, Faculty of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Fukuoka 812 8584, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 22:101-10. 2005
    ..These results indicate that 17,20beta-P is the MIH of chub mackerel...
  58. ncbi Fish growth rates modulate mercury concentrations in walleye (Sander vitreus) from eastern Canadian lakes
    Michel Simoneau
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, COMERN, Case Postale 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3P8
    Environ Res 98:73-82. 2005
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  59. ncbi A phylogeny of the fish family Sparidae (porgies) inferred from mitochondrial sequence data
    Thomas M Orrell
    NOAA NMFS Systematics Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution, NHB MRC 153, P O Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:425-34. 2004
    ..This suggests that dentition and feeding modes, upon which these subfamilies are based, were independently derived multiple times within sparid fishes. There was no evidence from the 16S or combined analyses for a monophyletic Sparoidea...
  60. ncbi Thermal physiology of the common eelpout (Zoarces viviparus)
    M V Zakhartsev
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, University of Antwerp RUCA, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Comp Physiol B 173:365-78. 2003
    ..Global warming would thus be likely to cause a shift in the distribution of this species to the North...
  61. ncbi Changes in the expression of pituitary gonadotropin subunits during reproductive cycle of multiple spawning female chub mackerel Scomber japonicus
    Mitsuo Nyuji
    Laboratory of Marine Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fish Physiol Biochem 38:883-97. 2012
    ..Alternatively, LHβ mRNA levels declined during hydration and then increased after ovulation. This study demonstrates that chub mackerel are a good model for investigating GtH functions in multiple spawning fish...
  62. ncbi The unique mitochondrial form and function of Antarctic channichthyid icefishes
    KRISTIN M O'BRIEN
    Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:993-1008. 2010
    ..The unique architecture of the oxidative muscle cells of icefishes highlights the need for further studies in this area...
  63. pmc Ancient climate change, antifreeze, and the evolutionary diversification of Antarctic fishes
    Thomas J Near
    Peabody Museum of Natural History and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3434-9. 2012
    ....
  64. ncbi Identification of immune genes of the miiuy croaker (Miichthys miiuy) by sequencing and bioinformatic analysis of ESTs
    Tian Jun Xu
    Key Laboratory for Marine Living Resources and Molecular Engineering, College of Marine Science, Zhejiang Ocean University, Zhoushan 316000, P R China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:1099-105. 2010
    ..Our study thus provides both a detailed annotation of immune genes in miiuy croaker and a collection of novel transcripts of Fc receptor-like 5 in teleost for the first time...
  65. ncbi Sound pressure and particle acceleration audiograms in three marine fish species from the Adriatic Sea
    Lidia Eva Wysocki
    Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:2100-7. 2009
    ..The low auditory thresholds and the large hearing bandwidth of S. umbra indicate that sound pressure may play a role in S. umbra's hearing, even though pronounced connections between the swim bladder and the inner ears are lacking...
  66. ncbi The West Pacific diversity hotspot as a source or sink for new species? Population genetic insights from the Indo-Pacific parrotfish Scarus rubroviolaceus
    J M Fitzpatrick
    Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:219-34. 2011
    ..These characteristics support the Center of Accumulation model of peripatric diversification in low-diversity peripheral sites and perhaps migration from those sites to the western Pacific diversity hotspot...
  67. ncbi Antigenic characterization of a marine fish iridovirus from grouper, Epinephelus spp
    Qi Wei Qin
    Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore, 14 Kent Ridge Road, 119223, Singapore, Singapore
    J Virol Methods 106:89-96. 2002
    ..Immuno-dot assays revealed that the rabbit anti-SGIV IgG allowed sensitive detection of SGIV viral antigens. This study will facilitate the development of diagnostic techniques and vaccines for grouper iridovirus...
  68. ncbi Antarctic fish can compensate for rising temperatures: thermal acclimation of cardiac performance in Pagothenia borchgrevinki
    Craig E Franklin
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 210:3068-74. 2007
    ..borchgrevinki demonstrated the capacity to thermally acclimate cardiac function to elevated temperatures, thereby allowing the maintenance of factorial scope and the support of aerobic swimming at higher temperatures...
  69. ncbi Indirect effects of an exploited predator on recruitment of coral-reef fishes
    Christopher D Stallings
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 2914, USA
    Ecology 89:2090-5. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi Quantifying site quality in a heterogeneous landscape: recruitment of a reef fish
    Jeffrey S Shima
    School of Biological Sciences, P O Box 600, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    Ecology 89:86-94. 2008
    ..Variation in site quality and the possible confounding effects of density and individual traits warrant more experimental study...
  71. ncbi Agonistic sounds in the skunk clownfish Amphiprion akallopisos: size-related variation in acoustic features
    O Colleye
    Laboratoire de Morphologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Département des Sciences et Gestion de l Environnement, Universite de Liege, Institut de Chimie, Bat B6c, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Fish Biol 75:908-16. 2009
    ..Both the dominant frequency and pulse duration were signals conveying information related to the size of the emitter, which implies that these sound characteristics could be useful in assessing size of conspecifics...
  72. ncbi Hearing ability in three clownfish species
    Eric Parmentier
    Laboratoire de Morphologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Institut de Chimie, Bat B6c, Universite de Liege, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Exp Biol 212:2023-6. 2009
    ..However, they were found to be close to the dominant frequency of larger fish calls. The interest of juveniles lies in localising the adults and thus their location on the reef...
  73. ncbi Sound production in the clownfish Amphiprion clarkii
    Eric Parmentier
    Laboratoire de Morphologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Institut de Chimie, Batiment B6, Universite de Liege, B 4000 Liege, Belgique
    Science 316:1006. 2007
    ..Here, we describe the sonic mechanism of the clownfish Amphiprion clarkii...
  74. ncbi Molecular systematics of the Jacks (Perciformes: Carangidae) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences using parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian approaches
    David L Reed
    Department of Biological Sciences and Museum of Natural Science, 119 Foster Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 23:513-24. 2002
    ..The Bayesian analysis was computationally much faster and yet produced phylogenetic hypotheses that were very similar to those of the maximum-likelihood analysis...
  75. ncbi Molecular identification of the Kiss2/Kiss1ra system and its potential function during 17alpha-methyltestosterone-induced sex reversal in the orange-spotted grouper, Epinephelus coioides
    Yu Shi
    State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Institute of Aquatic Economic Animals, and the Guangdong Province Key Laboratory for Aquatic Economic Animals, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Biol Reprod 83:63-74. 2010
    ..This is the first description of the Kiss2/Kiss1ra system during MT-induced sex reversal in orange-spotted grouper...
  76. pmc Form and function of damselfish skulls: rapid and repeated evolution into a limited number of trophic niches
    W James Cooper
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:24. 2009
    Damselfishes (Perciformes, Pomacentridae) are a major component of coral reef communities, and the functional diversity of their trophic anatomy is an important constituent of the ecological morphology of these systems...
  77. ncbi Dating the evolutionary origins of wrasse lineages (Labridae) and the rise of trophic novelty on coral reefs
    Peter F Cowman
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:621-31. 2009
    ..The current trophic diversity of the Labridae is a result of the accumulation of feeding modes dating back to the K/T boundary at 65 Ma, with all major feeding modes on present day reefs already in place 7.5 million years ago...
  78. ncbi How will fish that evolved at constant sub-zero temperatures cope with global warming? Notothenioids as a case study
    Tomaso Patarnello
    Department of Public Health, Comparative Pathology and Veterinary Hygiene AGRIPOLIS, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Bioessays 33:260-8. 2011
    ..The extent of their phenotypic plasticity, which is evident to some degree, awaits further research...
  79. ncbi Selective predation for low body condition at the larval-juvenile transition of a coral reef fish
    Andrew S Hoey
    School of Marine Biology and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Oecologia 139:23-9. 2004
    ..Traits developed in the larval phase can strongly influence the survival of individuals over this critical transition period for organisms with complex life cycles...
  80. ncbi The predictive start of hunting archer fish: a flexible and precise motor pattern performed with the kinematics of an escape C-start
    Saskia Wöhl
    Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Institut für Zoologie II, Staudtstrasse 5, D 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    J Exp Biol 210:311-24. 2007
    ..How the network drives such a rather complex behavior without compromising speed is a wide open question...
  81. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships and natural hybridization in rabbitfishes (Teleostei: Siganidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA analyses
    Kaoru Kuriiwa
    Department of Marine Bioscience, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:69-80. 2007
    ..corallinus as independent species) were involved in hybridization. These suggest that hybridization is much more prevalent in marine fishes than previously assumed, and may have some relevance to their diversification...
  82. ncbi Social facilitation of selective mortality
    Mark I McCormick
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Ecology 88:1562-70. 2007
    ..How this spatial and temporal patchiness in predator pressure interacts with spatial patchiness of recruiting prey will have a major influence on the resulting distribution of juveniles and their phenotypic traits...
  83. pmc A novel obligate cultivation mutualism between damselfish and Polysiphonia algae
    Hiroki Hata
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Biol Lett 2:593-6. 2006
    ..Our data also suggest that three other Polysiphonia species are facultatively mutual with, commensal with, or parasitic on other damselfish species...
  84. ncbi Exploring the radiation of a diverse reef fish family: phylogenetics of the damselfishes (Pomacentridae), with new classifications based on molecular analyses of all genera
    W James Cooper
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:1-16. 2009
    The damselfishes (Perciformes, Pomacentridae) are an important family of marine reef fishes that occupy a range of ecological positions in the world's oceans...
  85. ncbi Risk factors for human Anisakis infection and association between the geographic origins of Scomber japonicus and anisakid nematodes
    Jun Suzuki
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 137:88-93. 2010
    ..8% and 5.8%, respectively. In conclusion, we suggest that anisakiasis in Japan is mainly caused by A. simplex sensu stricto because it penetrates the muscle of the fish at a higher rate than A. pegreffii...
  86. ncbi The complete mitochondrial genome of two recently derived species of the fish genus Nannoperca (Perciformes, Percichthyidae)
    Francisco Prosdocimi
    Bioinformatics and Genome Biology Laboratory, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Mol Biol Rep 39:2767-72. 2012
    ..These represent the first complete mitochondrial genomes for Percichthyidae (Perciformes), a family mostly distributed in Australia...
  87. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of basal gobioid fishes: Rhyacichthyidae, Odontobutidae, Xenisthmidae, Eleotridae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei)
    Christine E Thacker
    Vertebrates Ichthyology, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:858-71. 2005
    ..Five sister pairs of basal gobioid species inhabit Atlantic and Pacific drainages of Panama, with widely varying divergences...
  88. ncbi Singapore grouper iridovirus, a large DNA virus, induces nonapoptotic cell death by a cell type dependent fashion and evokes ERK signaling
    Xiaohong Huang
    Key Laboratory of Marine Bio resources Sustainable Utilization, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510301, China
    Apoptosis 16:831-45. 2011
    ..This is a first demonstration of ERK-mediated nonapoptotic cell death induced by a DNA virus. These findings contribute to understanding the mechanisms of iridovirus pathogenesis...
  89. ncbi Effects of ambient and boat noise on hearing and communication in three fish species living in a marine protected area (Miramare, Italy)
    Antonio Codarin
    University of Trieste, Department of Biology, v Giorgieri 7, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:1880-7. 2009
    ..This masking effect was most pronounced in the frequency range where acoustic communication takes place. Boat noise potentially affects acoustic communication in fishes inhabiting the reserve...
  90. ncbi Redescription of Metabronema magnum (Nematoda: Cystidicolidae), a swimbladder parasite of the carangid fish Gnathanodon speciosus off New Caledonia
    Frantisek Moravec
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceské, Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 54:293-300. 2007
    ..collected from the swimbladder of the fish (golden trevally) Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål) (Carangidae, Perciformes) off New Caledonia, South Pacific (a new geographical record)...
  91. ncbi Self-recruitment and sweepstakes reproduction amid extensive gene flow in a coral-reef fish
    Mark R Christie
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 2914, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:1042-57. 2010
    ..These results indicate that self-recruitment and sweepstakes reproduction are the predominant, ecologically-relevant processes that shape patterns of larval dispersal in this system...
  92. ncbi Role of eye movements in the retinal code for a size discrimination task
    Ronen Segev
    Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1380-91. 2007
    ..Our results support the view that saccades impose not just difficulties for the visual system, but also an opportunity for the retina to encode high quality "snapshots" of the environment...
  93. ncbi ND6 gene "lost" and found: evolution of mitochondrial gene rearrangement in Antarctic notothenioids
    Xuan Zhuang
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:1391-403. 2010
    ....
  94. ncbi Oxidative stress during stressful heat exposure and recovery in the North Sea eelpout Zoarces viviparus L
    Katja Heise
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Physiology of Marine Animals, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
    J Exp Biol 209:353-63. 2006
    ..We suppose that the more oxidized redox state during extreme heat may interfere with the hypoxic signaling response...
  95. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of the gobioid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei)
    Christine E Thacker
    Vertebrates Ichthyology, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 26:354-68. 2003
    ..Previous morphological evidence for goby groupings is discussed; the phylogenetic hypothesis indicates that the morphological reduction observed in many goby species has been derived several times independently...
  96. ncbi A species of reef fish that uses ultraviolet patterns for covert face recognition
    Ulrike E Siebeck
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Vision Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Curr Biol 20:407-10. 2010
    ..In more general terms, the findings help unravel the details of a language of color and pattern long since lost to our primate forebears, but which has been part of the world of many seeing organisms for millions of years...
  97. ncbi Molecular phylogenetics and evolutionary diversification of labyrinth fishes (Perciformes: Anabantoidei)
    Lukas Rüber
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Syst Biol 55:374-97. 2006
    Labyrinth fishes (Perciformes: Anabantoidei) are primary freshwater fishes with a disjunct African-Asian distribution that exhibit a wide variety of morphological and behavioral traits...
  98. ncbi Comprehensive phylogeny of the family Sparidae (Perciformes: Teleostei) inferred from mitochondrial gene analyses
    Satoru N Chiba
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 84:153-70. 2009
    ....
  99. ncbi Heat-shock protein expression is absent in the antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchii (family Nototheniidae)
    G E Hofmann
    Department of Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1501, USA
    J Exp Biol 203:2331-9. 2000
    ....
  100. ncbi Gene amplification and cold adaptation of pepsin in Antarctic fish. A possible strategy for food digestion at low temperature
    Vincenzo Carginale
    CNR Institute of Protein Biochemistry, Via Marconi 10, 80125 Napoli, Italy
    Gene 336:195-205. 2004
    ..One mechanism is the gene duplication that increases enzyme production to compensate for the reduced kinetic efficiency, the other is the expression of a new enzyme provided with features typical of cold-adapted enzymes...
  101. ncbi The molecular phylogeny of the Sparidae (Pisces, Perciformes) based on two satellite DNA families
    R de la Herran
    , Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Heredity 87:691-7. 2001
    ..relationships and which the taxonomic status of the species belonging to the Sparidae family (Pisces: Perciformes) are analysed and revised...

Research Grants17

  1. Characteristics of a putative steroid membrane receptor
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, it is important to establish these points for the mPR. In addition, the studies should provide indications of important regulatory events that might occur in human cells. ..
  2. MECHANISMS OF REPRODUCTIVE NEUROENDOCRINE TOXICITY
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will investigate a novel mechanism of PCB neurotoxicity and neuroendocrine toxicity which may also have significance for other neural functions such as those associated with mental health. ..
  3. NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SOUND LOCALIZATION
    Zhongmin Lu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Single-cell recording will determine if there are neurons in the medulla and/or midbrain of the goldfish that encode specific timing differences between particle motion and pressure inputs. ..
  4. DESIGN OF MUSCULAR SYSTEMS
    LAWRENCE ROME; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. NEUROGENESIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM
    RUSSELL FERNALD; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Since in our retinal model new rod photoreceptors are integrated into fully functional retinal tissue, this may serve as a particularly useful model for understanding adult neurogenesis. ..
  6. CONFERENCE--AQUATIC ANIMAL MODELS OF HUMAN DISEASE
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The investigators strongly believe the forum provided by this type of interdisciplinary meeting is unique and is critical to the advancement of these diverse model systems as useful resources for the biomedical research community. ..
  7. SOCIAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL REGULATION OF MATURATION
    RUSSELL FERNALD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..are active in the transition between dominant and non-dominant states? 4) What are the anatomical connections to the GnRH neurons? 5) Are the neuronal firing patterns different between dominant and non-dominant males? ..
  8. Uptake and Processing of Foreign DNA by Mitochondria, a Model System
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Biomechanics and the lamprey central pattern generator
    ERIC TYTELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Animal Model of Transmissable Neurofibromas
    MICHAEL SCHMALE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed studies should yield information on mechanisms of tumor development in the peripheral nervous system applicable to understanding these processes in human disorders such as neurofibromatosis type 1. ..
  11. MUSCLE FUNCTION DURING LOCOMOTION
    LAWRENCE ROME; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Central control of rhythmic movement in a vertebrate
    Melina Hale; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such work is critical for understanding the neural basis of movement disruption through injury and disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS OF VERTEBRATE VISION
    Shozo Yokoyama; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Actin and myosins in organelle motility
    Christina King Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed research will contribute to a better understanding of actin-dependent organelle motility, a universal characteristic of eukaryotic cells. ..
  15. Identification of the 1-methyladenine receptor
    SEAN PLACE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Eventually, studies will be conducted that are designed to elucidate the details of the molecular mechanism of signal transduction during oocyte maturation. ..
  16. Role of myosin-1 in membrane and actin dynamics
    Christina King Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) To determine the relationship between the mechanical activity of myo1c and membrane dynamics. We will express myo1c mutants that have altered motor properties, and we will examine the effect of these mutants on membrane dynamics. ..