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Authors: Nair, Shanta
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: Thesis MRes
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1160164
Description: Thesis by publication.
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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: 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/1959.14/21103
Description: This study assessed links between host fitness, environmental change and opportunistic parasite infections in a dynamic estuary system. The Hawkesbury River in New South Wales is the most recent Sydne ... 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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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/15080
Description: QX disease in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) is caused by the paramyxean protozoan, Marteilia sydneyi. Disease outbreaks occur during summer (January to May) and can result in up to 95% mo ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/13659
Description: This study tested the effects of low salinity on phenoloxidase activity in Sydney rock oysters ("Saccostrea glomerata"). Phenoloxidase is a key component of the immune system in "S. glomerata". Previo ... More
Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/17436
Description: Toxic metals, such as tributyltin (TBT), contribute substantially to anthropogenic pollution in many estuarine environments. Animals that live in those environments, particularly invertebrate filter f ... More
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