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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/172718
Description: It is essential to predict the impact of elevated Pco₂ on marine organisms and habitats to anticipate the severity and consequences of future ocean chemistry change. Despite the importance of carry-ov ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199129
Description: The Akoya pearl oyster is an economically important species farmed throughout Japan and China, and on a small scale in Australia. Recent proliferation of Akoya viral disease (AVD) has dramatically red ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199145
Description: Aquaculture necessitates a range of husbandry and handling procedures that induce or exacerbate stress. The relationship between environmental stress and suppression of immune responses has been defin ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/184765
Description: This study used proteomics to assess the impacts of metal contamination in the field on Sydney Rock oysters. Oysters were transplanted into Lake Macquarie, NSW, for two weeks in both 2009 and 2010. Tw ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/179145
Description: Runoff from acid sulfate soils (ASS) has severe environmental and economic impacts on estuarine ecosystems. Oysters display reduced abundance, growth rate and shell thickness when exposed to ASS runof ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130896
Description: The current study uses proteomics to assess the effects of metal contamination on Sydney Rock oyster haemolymph. Saccostrea glomerata were exposed in aquaria for four days to three environmentally rel ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130877
Description: Echinoderms evolved early in the deuterostome lineage, and as such constitute model organisms for comparative physiology and immunology. The sea urchin genome sequence (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164673
Description: Exposure to fluctuating environmental conditions in bivalve molluscs can lead to physiological stress and up-regulated production of stress-associated hormones, such as noradenaline (NA). Since enviro ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 060800 Zoology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/137067
Description: A survey for immune genes in the genome for the purple sea urchin has shown that the immune system is complex and sophisticated. By inference, immune responses of all echinoderms may be similar. The i ... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113628
Description: The morphology and cytochemistry of Pinctada imbricata haemocytes were studied in vitro. Three distinct blood cell types were identified; hyalinocytes, granulocytes, and serous cells. Haemocytes were ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113621
Description: This study assessed the effects of mechanical agitation, hypo-saline conditions, and exposure to the air on the Akoya pearl oyster, Pinctada imbricata, focusing specifically on the immunological activ ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113635
Description: The Sp185/333 system of genes, messages and proteins are expressed in the coelomocytes of the purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, and is an extraordinary example of diversification of a ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158024
Description: This study investigates the effects of noradrenaline injection on a range of immunological activities in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata). Noradrenaline caused a decrease in most of the immu ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158056
Description: The effects of the muscle relaxant magnesium chloride (MgCl2) were monitored in the Sydney rock oyster, Saccostrea glomerata, under laboratory conditions. The relaxant was first tested for efficiency ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1154278
Description: Our prior work has shown that the catecholamine hormone, noradrenaline, mediates environmental stress responses in Sydney rock oysters, resulting in impaired immunological function. In the current stu ... More
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