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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336559
Description: Aquaculture has long been seen as a sustainable solution to some of the world's growing food shortages. However, experience over the past 50 years indicates that infectious diseases caused by viruses, ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113629
Description: QX disease is a fatal disease in Sydney rock oysters caused by the protozoan parasite Marteilia sydneyi. The current study investigates the phagocytosis of M. sydneyi by Sydney rock oyster hemocytes. ... 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/1959.14/1154278
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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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21118
Description: Phenoloxidase (PO) activity was studied in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata). As in other molluscs, PO was found to exist as a pro-enzyme (proPO) in hemocytes. ProPO could be activated to PO ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21113
Description: The effects of starvation on various factors related to immunological defence in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) were tested in controlled laboratory experiments. A range of parameters was ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21123
Description: This study investigates the effects of two pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs), LPS and zymosan, on the Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) immune system. Phenoloxidase and phagocytic ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21108
Description: In this study, three major hemocyte types were identified in the Sydney rock oyster. They were characterized primarily by light and electron microscopy based on the presence or absence of granules and ... More
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