artemia

Summary

Summary: A genus of CRUSTACEA of the order ANOSTRACA, found in briny pools and lakes and often cultured for fish food. It has 168 chromosomes and differs from most crustaceans in that its blood contains hemoglobin.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mitochondria in energy-limited states: mechanisms that blunt the signaling of cell death
    Steven C Hand
    Division of Cellular, Developmental and Integrative Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1829-40. 2008
  2. pmc Metabolic restructuring during energy-limited states: insights from Artemia franciscana embryos and other animals
    Steven C Hand
    Division of Cellular, Developmental and Integrative Biology, Department of Biological, Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Insect Physiol 57:584-94. 2011
  3. ncbi Gene expression, metabolic regulation and stress tolerance during diapause
    Thomas H MacRae
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Cell Mol Life Sci 67:2405-24. 2010
  4. pmc Ancestral role of caudal genes in axis elongation and segmentation
    Tijana Copf
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 711 10 Iraklio Crete, Greece
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17711-5. 2004
  5. ncbi The bacterial storage compound poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate protects Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii
    Tom Defoirdt
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 9:445-52. 2007
  6. pmc Long-term survival of hydrated resting eggs from Brachionus plicatilis
    Melody S Clark
    British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e29365. 2012
  7. ncbi Is polyploidy a persevering accident or an adaptive evolutionary pattern? The case of the brine shrimp Artemia
    Stefania Maniatsi
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:353-64. 2011
  8. pmc Cytotoxic and anthelmintic potential of crude saponins isolated from Achillea Wilhelmsii C. Koch and Teucrium Stocksianum boiss
    Niaz Ali
    Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:106. 2011
  9. ncbi A functional comparison of the venom of three Australian jellyfish--Chironex fleckeri, Chiropsalmus sp., and Carybdea xaymacana--on cytosolic Ca2+, haemolysis and Artemia sp. lethality
    Paul M Bailey
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Toxicon 45:233-42. 2005
  10. ncbi A new look at an old visual system: structure and development of the compound eyes and optic ganglia of the brine shrimp Artemia salina Linnaeus, 1758 (Branchiopoda, anostraca)
    Miriam Wildt
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Neurobiol 52:117-32. 2002

Research Grants

  1. MECHANISMS & REGULATION OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
    ALBERT WAHBA; Fiscal Year: 1992
  2. REGULATORY MECHANISMS IN PROTEIN BIOSYNTHESIS
    WLODZIMIERZ SZER; Fiscal Year: 1990
  3. Netrins Creating Divergent Axon Morphologies
    MOLLY SCHEEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Genetic Control of Tubulin Function in Development
    ELIZABETH RAFF; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications266 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Mitochondria in energy-limited states: mechanisms that blunt the signaling of cell death
    Steven C Hand
    Division of Cellular, Developmental and Integrative Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1829-40. 2008
    ..Embryos of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana, survive extended periods of anoxia and diapause, and evidence indicates that opening of the ..
  2. pmc Metabolic restructuring during energy-limited states: insights from Artemia franciscana embryos and other animals
    Steven C Hand
    Division of Cellular, Developmental and Integrative Biology, Department of Biological, Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Insect Physiol 57:584-94. 2011
    ..In the case of the most profound metabolic arrest reported in invertebrates, i.e., anaerobic quiescence in Artemia franciscana embryos, acidification of the intracellular milieu is a major factor governing catabolic and anabolic ..
  3. ncbi Gene expression, metabolic regulation and stress tolerance during diapause
    Thomas H MacRae
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Cell Mol Life Sci 67:2405-24. 2010
    ..Some of the parameters described have well-established roles in diapause, whereas the evidence for others is cursory...
  4. pmc Ancestral role of caudal genes in axis elongation and segmentation
    Tijana Copf
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 711 10 Iraklio Crete, Greece
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17711-5. 2004
    ..we use RNA interference to examine the function of caudal genes in two short-germ arthropods, the crustacean Artemia franciscana and the beetle Tribolium castaneum...
  5. ncbi The bacterial storage compound poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate protects Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii
    Tom Defoirdt
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 9:445-52. 2007
    ..Moreover, the addition of 100 mM of this fatty acid to the culture water of Artemia nauplii infected with the V. campbelli strain significantly increased the survival of the nauplii...
  6. pmc Long-term survival of hydrated resting eggs from Brachionus plicatilis
    Melody S Clark
    British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e29365. 2012
    ..Long-term survival in the dormant form is usually associated with desiccation, orthodox plant seeds and Artemia cysts being well documented examples...
  7. ncbi Is polyploidy a persevering accident or an adaptive evolutionary pattern? The case of the brine shrimp Artemia
    Stefania Maniatsi
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:353-64. 2011
    ..Parthenogenesis itself and/or polyploidy are responsible for the maintenance and spread of clones in Artemia, a sexual-asexual genus of halophilic anostracans...
  8. pmc Cytotoxic and anthelmintic potential of crude saponins isolated from Achillea Wilhelmsii C. Koch and Teucrium Stocksianum boiss
    Niaz Ali
    Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:106. 2011
    ..The current work describes the anthelmintic and cytotoxic activities of crude saponins of Achillea Wilhelmsii and Teucrium Stocksianum as these plants are rich with saponins...
  9. ncbi A functional comparison of the venom of three Australian jellyfish--Chironex fleckeri, Chiropsalmus sp., and Carybdea xaymacana--on cytosolic Ca2+, haemolysis and Artemia sp. lethality
    Paul M Bailey
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Toxicon 45:233-42. 2005
    ..and Carybdea xaymacana venoms on ventricular myocyte cytosolic Ca2+, haemolysis and Artemia sp. lethality are compared for the first time...
  10. ncbi A new look at an old visual system: structure and development of the compound eyes and optic ganglia of the brine shrimp Artemia salina Linnaeus, 1758 (Branchiopoda, anostraca)
    Miriam Wildt
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Neurobiol 52:117-32. 2002
    ..synaptic proteins (immunohistochemistry against synapsins) in the developing optic neuropils of the brine shrimp Artemia salina Linnaeus, 1758 (Crustacea, Entomostraca, Branchiopoda, Anostraca) from hatching to adulthood...
  11. ncbi Metabolites from Aspergillus fumigatus, an endophytic fungus associated with Melia azedarach, and their antifungal, antifeedant, and toxic activities
    Xiao Jun Li
    Shaanxi Engineering Center of Bioresource Chemistry and Sustainable Utilization, College of Science, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China
    J Agric Food Chem 60:3424-31. 2012
    ..0% and 55.0%, respectively. Structure-activity relationships of the metabolites were also discussed...
  12. ncbi Priming the prophenoloxidase system of Artemia franciscana by heat shock proteins protects against Vibrio campbellii challenge
    Kartik Baruah
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Ghent University, Rozier 44, Gent 9000, Belgium
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 31:134-41. 2011
    Like other invertebrates, the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana relies solely on innate immunity, which by definition lacks adaptive characteristics, to combat against invading pathogens...
  13. ncbi The lethality of Euphorbia conspicua to adults of Biomphalaria glabrata, cercaria of Schistosoma mansoni and larvae of Artemia salina
    Aldenir F dos Santos
    Chemistry Department, Federal University of Alagoas, 57092 970, Maceió AL, Brazil
    Bioresour Technol 98:135-9. 2007
    ..The toxicities of the latex and the irritant fractions, but not of the triterpenic fraction, against Artemia salina were high with LC50 values < 10 microg/mL. The possible application of the latex of E...
  14. ncbi Toxicity of some glucose/mannose-binding lectins to Biomphalaria glabrata and Artemia salina
    Aldenir Feitosa dos Santos
    Instituto de Química e Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, 57092 970 Maceió, AL, Brazil
    Bioresour Technol 101:794-8. 2010
    ..Dioclea guianensis (Dgui), Dioclea grandiflora (DGL) and Dioclea virgata (Dvir) to Biomphalaria glabrata Say and Artemia salina Leach. Results indicate that all the samples were toxic to A...
  15. ncbi Comparative study of the assay of Artemia salina L. and the estimate of the medium lethal dose (LD50 value) in mice, to determine oral acute toxicity of plant extracts
    A Logarto Parra
    Drug Research and Development Center CIDEM, Biologic Research Department, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Phytomedicine 8:395-400. 2001
    b>Artemia salina L. (Artemiidae), the brine shrimp larva, is an invertebrate used in the alternative test to determine toxicity of chemical and natural products...
  16. pmc Effects of aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on Artemia salina: assessment of nanoparticle aggregation, accumulation, and toxicity
    Mehmet Ates
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, PO Box 17910, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 185:3339-48. 2013
    Aquatic stability and impact of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs, 10-30 nm) were investigated using Artemia salina...
  17. pmc Exposure of gnotobiotic Artemia franciscana larvae to abiotic stress promotes heat shock protein 70 synthesis and enhances resistance to pathogenic Vibrio campbellii
    Yeong Yik Sung
    Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Rozier 44, Gent, Belgium
    Cell Stress Chaperones 13:59-66. 2008
    Larvae of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana serve as important feed in fish and shellfish larviculture; however, they are subject to bacterial diseases that devastate entire populations and consequently hinder their use in aquaculture...
  18. ncbi The New World Artemia species A. franciscana and A. persimilis are highly differentiated for chromosome size and heterochromatin content
    Margarita Parraguez
    Laboratorio de Genética and Acuicultura, Universidad de Los Lagos, Osorno, Chile
    Hereditas 146:93-103. 2009
    Chromosomal rearrangements have played a key role in the speciation of the New World sexual Artemia species (Crustacea, Anostraca) A. franciscana and A. persimilis. The species differ by a chromosome duplication (2n+2=44 in A...
  19. pmc Cinnamaldehyde and cinnamaldehyde derivatives reduce virulence in Vibrio spp. by decreasing the DNA-binding activity of the quorum sensing response regulator LuxR
    Gilles Brackman
    Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Microbiol 8:149. 2008
    ..The compounds were also evaluated in an in vivo assay measuring the reduction of Vibrio harveyi virulence towards Artemia shrimp.
  20. ncbi Diapause termination and development of encysted Artemia embryos: roles for nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide
    Heather M Robbins
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4J1
    J Exp Biol 213:1464-70. 2010
    Encysted embryos (cysts) of the brine shrimp Artemia undergo diapause, a state of profound dormancy and enhanced stress tolerance. Upon exposure to the appropriate physical stimulus diapause terminates and embryos resume development...
  21. ncbi Brine shrimp toxicity of some plants used as traditional medicines in Kagera Region, north western Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 12:63-7. 2010
    ..Picralima nitida and Rubus rigidus extracts are mildly toxic, but by comparison have a remote possibility to yield active anticancer compounds...
  22. ncbi Knockdown of spalt function by RNAi causes de-repression of Hox genes and homeotic transformations in the crustacean Artemia franciscana
    Tijana Copf
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 711 10 Iraklio Crete, Greece
    Dev Biol 298:87-94. 2006
    ..Here we study the role of spalt in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana...
  23. pmc Effects of bacteria on Artemia franciscana cultured in different gnotobiotic environments
    Antonio Marques
    Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Rozier 44, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4307-17. 2005
    ..effect) or live bacteria (allowing evaluation of their probiotic effect) have any beneficial effect towards Artemia franciscana and, subsequently, if live bacteria have probiotic effects beyond the effects observed with dead ..
  24. ncbi Bacteria associated with Artemia spp. along the salinity gradient of the solar salterns at Eilat (Israel)
    Rok Tkavc
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 77:310-21. 2011
    The crustacean genus Artemia naturally inhabits various saline and hypersaline environments and is the most frequently laboratory-hatched animal for live feed in mari- and aquaculture...
  25. ncbi Toxicity assessment of metabolites of fungal biocontrol agents using two different (Artemia salina and Daphnia magna) invertebrate bioassays
    M Favilla
    Institute of Sciences of Food Production, CNR, Via G Amendola 122, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Food Chem Toxicol 44:1922-31. 2006
    ..Two invertebrate models, viz. Artemia salina and Daphnia magna were used to assess the acute toxicity of seven BCA metabolites, characterized by ..
  26. ncbi Swimming speed alteration of Artemia sp. and Brachionus plicatilis as a sub-lethal behavioural end-point for ecotoxicological surveys
    Francesca Garaventa
    Institute of Marine Science, National Council of Researches, Genoa, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 19:512-9. 2010
    ..g. the brine shrimp Artemia sp. and the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis...
  27. pmc Extracellular matrix peptides of Artemia cyst shell participate in protecting encysted embryos from extreme environments
    Li Dai
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics, College of Life Sciences, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e20187. 2011
    Many species of the brine shrimp Artemia are found in various severe environments in many parts of the world where extreme salinity, high UV radiation levels, high pH, anoxia, large temperature fluctuations, and intermittent dry ..
  28. ncbi Development of paratransgenic Artemia as a platform for control of infectious diseases in shrimp mariculture
    B Subhadra
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 108:831-40. 2010
    To study the accumulation and retention of recombinant proteins in Artemia gut for optimizing paratransgenic disease control in shrimp aquaculture.
  29. pmc Delayed onset of midline netrin expression in Artemia franciscana coincides with commissural axon growth and provides evidence for homology of midline cells in distantly related arthropods
    Molly Duman-Scheel
    Deptartment of Biology, Albion College, 611 E Porter, Albion, MI 49224, USA
    Evol Dev 9:131-40. 2007
    ..investigation, we analyze this hypothesis by examining Netrin accumulation during development of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana, a branchiopod crustacean. An Artemia franciscana netrin (afrnet) orthologue was cloned...
  30. ncbi Molecular characterization of artemin and ferritin from Artemia franciscana
    Tao Chen
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Eur J Biochem 270:137-45. 2003
    Embryos of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana, exhibit remarkable resistance to physiological stress, which is temporally correlated with the presence of two proteins, one a small heat shock/alpha-crystallin protein termed p26 and the ..
  31. pmc Quorum sensing-disrupting brominated furanones protect the gnotobiotic brine shrimp Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio harveyi, Vibrio campbellii, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates
    Tom Defoirdt
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6419-23. 2006
    ..2 (AI-2) quorum sensing was shown before to regulate the virulence of Vibrio harveyi towards the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana. In this study, several different pathogenic V...
  32. ncbi Pathogenicity of vibrios to rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum) and Artemia nauplii
    Brian Austin
    School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Heriot Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, Scotland, UK
    Environ Microbiol 7:1488-95. 2005
    ..e. Artemia nauplii...
  33. ncbi Poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate-accumulating bacteria protect gnotobiotic Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii
    Dirk Halet
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 60:363-9. 2007
    ..PHB accumulated by the enrichment culture significantly enhanced the survival of Artemia nauplii, infected with the virulent pathogen Vibrio campbellii LMG 21363...
  34. ncbi Acute toxicity and mutagenic activity of Mexican plants used in traditional medicine
    Myrna Deciga-Campos
    Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 110:334-42. 2007
    ..The tincture of Valeriana procera, however, was non-mutagenic. Finally, in the Artemia salina lethality test Brickellia veronicaefolia, Arracacia tolucensis, Poliomintha longiflora and Piper sanctum ..
  35. ncbi Posterior patterning genes and the identification of a unique body region in the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana
    Tijana Copf
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology IMBB FORTH Vouton, 71110 Iraklio Crete, Greece
    Development 130:5915-27. 2003
    ..In the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana, their expression is limited to the head, thoracic/trunk and genital segments, but is excluded from ..
  36. ncbi Toxigenicity of enniatins from Western Australian Fusarium species to brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana)
    Diana C Tan
    School of Plant Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Toxicon 57:817-25. 2011
    ..associated with sheep feed refusal and rat deaths, and the high toxicity of their crude extracts to brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) from a previous study warranted further investigation of this class of mycotoxin...
  37. ncbi Mitochondrial permeability transition in the crustacean Artemia franciscana: absence of a calcium-regulated pore in the face of profound calcium storage
    Michael A Menze
    Division of Cellular, Developmental and Integrative Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289:R68-76. 2005
    ..Considering that embryos of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana tolerate anoxia for years, we investigated the MPTP in this crustacean to reveal whether pore opening ..
  38. ncbi A new screening test for toxicity testing of dental materials
    M Pelka
    Policlinic for Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstr 11, D 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    J Dent 28:341-5. 2000
    The development of a micro plate assay for cytotoxicity testing of dental materials based on a bioassay using brine shrimp larvae (artemia salina) as sensitive organisms.
  39. pmc Formation of diapause cyst shell in brine shrimp, Artemia parthenogenetica, and its resistance role in environmental stresses
    Yu Lei Liu
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310058, China
    J Biol Chem 284:16931-8. 2009
    b>Artemia has attracted much attention for its ability to produce encysted embryos wrapped in a protective shell when subject to extremely harsh environmental conditions...
  40. pmc Evolutionary origin and phylogeography of the diploid obligate parthenogen Artemia parthenogenetica (Branchiopoda: Anostraca)
    Joaquín Muñoz
    Department of Wetland Ecology, Estacion Biologica de Donana CSIC, Isla de la Cartuja, Seville, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e11932. 2010
    ..We assessed the geographic origin, genetic diversity, and phylogeographic history of obligate parthenogen diploid Artemia parthenogenetica populations, a widespread halophilic crustacean.
  41. ncbi Nuclear p26, a small heat shock/alpha-crystallin protein, and its relationship to stress resistance in Artemia franciscana embryos
    J K Willsie
    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California (Davis, Bodega Bay, CA 94923, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:2339-50. 2001
    The role of the small heat shock/alpha-crystallin protein, p26, in transcription in Artemia franciscana embryos was examined using isolated nuclei, containing either control or elevated levels of p26, in transcription run-on assays...
  42. ncbi Purification and characterization of hatching enzyme from brine shrimp Artemia salina
    Tingjun Fan
    Department of Marine Biology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai) 42:165-71. 2010
    By using Artemia chorion as a specific substrate, the hatching enzyme from Artemia salina (AHE) was purified by gel-filtration and ion-exchange chromatography, and characterized biochemically and enzymatically in this study...
  43. ncbi Protection against the toxicity of microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin in Artemia salina and Daphnia spp. by pre-treatment with cyanobacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS)
    J Lindsay
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Toxicon 48:995-1001. 2006
    Purified cyanobacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) was not acutely toxic to three aquatic invertebrates (Artemia salina, Daphnia magna and Daphnia galeata) in immersion trials...
  44. ncbi A butyrylcholinesterase in the early development of the brine shrimp (Artemia salina) larvae: a target for phthalate ester embryotoxicity?
    Roger A Acey
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 299:659-62. 2002
    ..Synechococcus lividus) were used as a food source to extend the survival of synchronously hatched brine shrimp (Artemia salina) larvae allowing measurement of a reduced toxic response to phthalate esters at late post-hatching stages ..
  45. ncbi A 49 kDa microtubule cross-linking protein from Artemia franciscana is a coenzyme A-transferase
    Mindy M Oulton
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Eur J Biochem 270:4962-72. 2003
    Embryos and larvae of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana, were shown previously to possess a protein, now termed p49, which cross-links microtubules in vitro...
  46. pmc Ingestion of bacteria overproducing DnaK attenuates Vibrio infection of Artemia franciscana larvae
    Yeong Yik Sung
    Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Faculty of Agrotechnology and Food Science, University Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
    Cell Stress Chaperones 14:603-9. 2009
    ..of Escherichia coli overproducing prokaryotic Hsps significantly improves survival of gnotobiotically cultured Artemia larvae upon challenge with pathogenic Vibrio campbellii...
  47. ncbi Feeding Artemia franciscana (Kellogg) larvae with bacterial heat shock protein, protects from Vibrio campbellii infection
    Y Y Sung
    Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Faculty of Agrotechnology and Food Science, University Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
    J Fish Dis 32:675-85. 2009
    ..As an example, the up-regulation of endogenous Hsp70 in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana (Kellogg) is concurrent with shielding against bacterial infection...
  48. ncbi Comparing the acute response to cadmium toxicity of nauplii from different populations of Artemia
    Raquel Sarabia
    Animal Biology Department, University of Valencia, Burjassot, Spain
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:437-44. 2002
    The lethal responses to cadmium of instar II nauplii from eight populations of Artemia belonging to the species Artemia franciscana, Artemia salina, Artemia persimilis, and Artemia parthenogenetica have been compared...
  49. ncbi Functional rare males in diploid parthenogenetic Artemia
    M Maccari
    Instituto de Acuicultura de Torre de la Sal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Ribera de Cabanes Castellón, Spain
    J Evol Biol 26:1934-48. 2013
    ..Diploid parthenogenetic Artemia produce rare males, which may retain the ability to mate with females of related sexual lineages...
  50. ncbi SNP detection in Na/K ATP-ase gene α1 subunit of bisexual and parthenogenetic Artemia strains by RFLP screening
    R Manaffar
    Artemia and Aquatic Animals Research Institute, Urmia University, PO Box 165, Urmia, Iran
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:211-4. 2011
    In order to find a marker for differentiating between a bisexual and a parthenogenetic Artemia strain, Exon-7 of the Na/K ATPase α(1) subunit gene was screened by RFLP technique...
  51. ncbi Cloning and the expression pattern of Spätzle gene during embryonic development and bacterial challenge in Artemia sinica
    Lu Ping Zheng
    Research Institute of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, 116044, China
    Mol Biol Rep 39:6035-42. 2012
    ..In this paper, a full-length cDNA of Spätzle was firstly isolated from Artemia sinica which belonged to Spätzle-4 family...
  52. ncbi Diversity, structure, and expression of the gene for p26, a small heat shock protein from Artemia
    Zhijun Qiu
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada NS B3H 4J1
    Genomics 88:230-40. 2006
    p26, a small heat shock protein, is thought to protect Artemia embryos from stress during encystment and diapause. Full-length p26 cDNAs were compared and used to determine phylogenetic relationships between several Artemia species...
  53. ncbi Non-lethal heat shock protects gnotobiotic Artemia franciscana larvae against virulent Vibrios
    Yeong Yik Sung
    Laboratory for Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Rozier 44, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 22:318-26. 2007
    Brine shrimp Artemia were exposed under gnotobiotic conditions to a non-lethal heat shock (NLHS) from 28 to 32, 37 and 40 degrees C...
  54. ncbi Muscle development in dendrobranchiate shrimp, with comparison with Artemia
    Daniel A Kiernan
    Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Evol Dev 8:537-49. 2006
    ..In the anostracan branchiopod Artemia salina, the newly hatched nauplius contained an extensive system of extrinsic and intrinsic limb muscles...
  55. pmc The small heat shock protein p26 aids development of encysting Artemia embryos, prevents spontaneous diapause termination and protects against stress
    Allison M King
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e43723. 2012
    b>Artemia franciscana embryos enter diapause as encysted gastrulae, a physiological state of metabolic dormancy and enhanced stress resistance...
  56. ncbi High prevalence of cestodes in Artemia spp. throughout the annual cycle: relationship with abundance of avian final hosts
    Marta I Sánchez
    Department of Wetland Ecology, Estacion Biologica de Donana, CSIC, c Americo Vespucio s n, E 41092, Seville, Spain
    Parasitol Res 112:1913-23. 2013
    Brine shrimp, Artemia spp., act as intermediate hosts for a range of cestode species that use waterbirds as their final hosts...
  57. ncbi Synthesis, antimicrobial, antiquorum-sensing, antitumor and cytotoxic activities of new series of fused [1,3,4]thiadiazoles
    Nadia S El-Gohary
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
    Eur J Med Chem 63:185-95. 2013
    ..The in vitro cytotoxic activity of eighteen of the synthesized compounds was studied by brine shrimp lethality bioassay, and results indicated that compounds 6c, 13, 3h, 6d and 3d have the highest cytotoxic activity...
  58. ncbi Acute toxicity of oxytetracycline and florfenicol to the microalgae Tetraselmis chuii and to the crustacean Artemia parthenogenetica
    Carla Sofia Gonçalves Ferreira
    Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Centro de Ciência Animal e Veterinária CECAV, Quinta de Prados, 5000 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 67:452-8. 2007
    ..study was to evaluate the acute toxicity of OTC and FLO to the microalgae Tetraselmis chuii and to the crustacean Artemia parthenogenetica, using culture growth inhibition and death, respectively, as effect criteria...
  59. ncbi Preliminary antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root
    M S Rahman
    Phytochemistry and Pharmacology Research Laboratory, Pharmacy Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh
    Fitoterapia 78:552-5. 2007
    ..The extract showed a significant free radical scavenging activity with an IC(50) of 8 microg/ml. The extract showed significant lethality to brine shrimp with an LC(50) value...
  60. ncbi A distinct sequence in the adenine nucleotide translocase from Artemia franciscana embryos is associated with insensitivity to bongkrekate and atypical effects of adenine nucleotides on Ca2+ uptake and sequestration
    Csaba Konràd
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    FEBS J 278:822-36. 2011
    Mitochondria isolated from embryos of the crustacean Artemia franciscana lack the Ca(2+)-induced permeability transition pore...
  61. ncbi Regulation and function of lysine-substituted Na,K pumps in salt adaptation of Artemia franciscana
    Peter Leth Jorgensen
    Department of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 13, Copenhagen OE, Denmark
    J Membr Biol 221:39-49. 2008
    The brine shrimp Artemia thrives at extreme conditions of up to 300 g/l salt in hypersaline lakes, but the molecular aspects of this salt adaptation are not clarified...
  62. ncbi Involvement of p90 ribosomal S6 kinase in termination of cell cycle arrest during development of Artemia-encysted embryos
    Jie Qiong Dai
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang 310058, China
    J Biol Chem 283:1705-12. 2008
    b>Artemia has evolved a unique developmental pattern of encysted embryos to cope with various environmental threats. Cell divisions totally cease during the preemergence developmental stage from gastrula to prenauplius...
  63. ncbi Differences in isolated mitochondria are insufficient to account for respiratory depression during diapause in artemia franciscana embryos
    Julie A Reynolds
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 107 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 77:366-77. 2004
    In response to cues signifying the approach of winter, adult Artemia franciscana produce encysted embryos that enter diapause...
  64. ncbi Assessment of Euphorbia hirta L. leaf, flower, stem and root extracts for their antibacterial and antifungal activity and brine shrimp lethality
    Mohammad Abu Basma Rajeh
    School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    Molecules 15:6008-18. 2010
    ..71, 0.66, 0.41 and 0.03 mg/mL for stems, leaves, roots and flowers, respectively against Artemia salina...
  65. ncbi Further data on the production of beauvericin, enniatins and fusaproliferin and toxicity to Artemia salina by Fusarium species of Gibberella fujikuroi species complex
    A Moretti
    Institute of Sciences of Food Production, CNR, via Amendola 122 O, 70125, Bari, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 118:158-63. 2007
    ..fujikuroi complex and pose a risk for a possible toxin accumulation in their respective host plant products. However, data from the brine shrimp bioassay showed that further toxic metabolites within this complex need to be characterized...
  66. ncbi Therapeutic effect of Artemia enriched with Escherichia coli expressing double-stranded RNA in the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon
    Thitiporn Thammasorn
    Center of Excellence for Shrimp Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Centex Shrimp, Bangkok, Thailand Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Antiviral Res 100:202-6. 2013
    We exploited Artemia as a double-stranded (ds)RNA-delivery system to combat viral diseases in shrimp. First, the transformed Escherichia coli (E. coli) expressing red fluorescent protein (RFP) was tested in the Artemia enrichment process...
  67. ncbi Biochemical studies on sphingolipid of Artemia franciscana (I) isolation and characterization of sphingomyelin
    Hisao Kojima
    Department of Bioinformatics, Institute of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, 1 1 1 Nojihigashi, Kusatsu, Shiga, 525 8577, Japan
    Lipids 45:635-43. 2010
    Sphingomyelin was isolated from cysts of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana using QAE-Sephadex A25, Florisil and Iatrobeads column chromatographies...
  68. ncbi Brine shrimp bioassay: importance of correct taxonomic identification of Artemia (Anostraca) species
    David R Ruebhart
    HydroTox Services Australia Pty Ltd, PO Box 248, Corinda, Queensland 4075, Australia
    Environ Toxicol 23:555-60. 2008
    ..in toxicology, there is confusion in the literature regarding citation of the correct taxonomic identity of the Artemia species used...
  69. ncbi Improved synthesis of seven aromatic Baylis-Hillman adducts (BHA): evaluation against Artemia salina Leach. and Leishmania chagasi
    Ticiano P Barbosa
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Campus I, 58059 900 João Pessoa, PB, Brazil
    Eur J Med Chem 44:1726-30. 2009
    ..We present our results about the toxicities of these compounds evaluated on the microcrustaceous Artemia salina Leach. and against promastigote Leishmania chagasi...
  70. ncbi The application of bioflocs technology to protect brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) from pathogenic Vibrio harveyi
    R Crab
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Appl Microbiol 109:1643-9. 2010
    ..To study the potential biocontrol activity of bioflocs technology...
  71. ncbi Evidence for multiple group 1 late embryogenesis abundant proteins in encysted embryos of Artemia and their organelles
    Alden H Warner
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
    J Biochem 148:581-92. 2010
    ..Among animals, encysted embryos of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana are among the most stress resistant eukaryotes, and for that reason it is considered to be an ..
  72. ncbi In vitro and in vivo expression of virulence genes in Vibrio isolates belonging to the Harveyi clade in relation to their virulence towards gnotobiotic brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana)
    H A Darshanee Ruwandeepika
    Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Ghent University, Rozier 44, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 13:506-17. 2011
    ..The in vivo gene expression study showed a clear difference in virulence gene expression between both virulent isolates and the non-virulent isolate...
  73. pmc The structural stability and chaperone activity of artemin, a ferritin homologue from diapause-destined Artemia embryos, depend on different cysteine residues
    Yan Hu
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Cell Stress Chaperones 16:133-41. 2011
    Diapause-destined embryos of the crustacean, Artemia franciscana, accumulate large amounts of an oligomeric, heat-stable, molecular chaperone termed artemin, a cysteine-enriched ferritin homologue...
  74. ncbi Toxicity-structure activity evaluation of limonoids from Swietenia species on Artemia salina
    Robert G Fowles
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharm Biol 50:264-7. 2012
    ..Reports of toxicity studies with limonoid analogs have been sparse and have involved mainly crude extracts. In this study, individual natural limonoids have been isolated and their toxicity manipulated via semisynthesis...
  75. pmc Involvement of cyclin K posttranscriptional regulation in the formation of Artemia diapause cysts
    Yang Zhao
    Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology for Endangered Wildlife of the Ministry of Education and College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e32129. 2012
    b>Artemia eggs tend to develop ovoviviparously to yield nauplius larvae in good rearing conditions; while under adverse situations, they tend to develop oviparously and encysted diapause embryos are formed instead...
  76. ncbi Sesquiterpenes and acetogenins from the marine red alga Laurencia okamurai
    Xiao Dong Li
    Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai 264003, China
    Fitoterapia 83:518-22. 2012
    ..The structures of these compounds were unambiguously established by 1D, 2D NMR and mass spectroscopic techniques. The bioassay results showed that 4, 5 exhibited potent antibacterial activity, and 1, 4, 5 were toxic to brine shrimp...
  77. pmc Biochemical studies on sphingolipids of Artemia franciscana: novel neutral glycosphingolipids
    Hisao Kojima
    Department of Bioinformatics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ritsumeikan University, 1 1 1 Nojihigashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525 8577, Japan
    J Lipid Res 52:308-17. 2011
    ..containing one to six sugars in their oligosaccharide chains have been isolated from cysts of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana...
  78. ncbi Real-time PCR detection and quantification of fish probiotic Phaeobacter strain 27-4 and fish pathogenic Vibrio in microalgae, rotifer, Artemia and first feeding turbot (Psetta maxima) larvae
    M J Prol
    Instituto de Investigacións Mariñas, Eduardo Cabello, Vigo, Spain
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1292-303. 2009
    ..To develop a SYBR Green quantitative real-time PCR protocol enabling detection and quantification of a fish probiotic and two turbot pathogenic Vibrio spp. in microcosms...
  79. pmc The primary structure of elongation factor EF-1 alpha from the brine shrimp Artemia
    F J Van Hemert
    EMBO J 3:1109-13. 1984
    ..acid sequencing has revealed the complete primary structure of elongation factor EF-1 alpha from the brine shrimp Artemia. A comparison with the published sequences of bacterial EF-Tu, mitochondrial EF-Tu and chloroplastic EF-Tu shows ..
  80. ncbi Truncation attenuates molecular chaperoning and apoptosis inhibition by p26, a small heat shock protein from Artemia franciscana
    Yong Wu
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 88:937-46. 2010
    ..however, to define sHSP structure-function relationships and with this in mind p26, an sHSP from the crustacean Artemia franciscana, was truncated by deletion mutagenesis...
  81. ncbi Oligomerization, chaperone activity, and nuclear localization of p26, a small heat shock protein from Artemia franciscana
    Yu Sun
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    J Biol Chem 279:39999-40006. 2004
    b>Artemia franciscana embryos undergo encystment, developmental arrest and diapause, the last characterized by profound metabolic dormancy and extreme stress resistance...
  82. ncbi Chemical constituents of the soft coral Sarcophyton infundibuliforme from the South China Sea
    Xue Ping Sun
    Key Laboratory of Marine Drugs, Ministry of Education, School of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Nat Prod Commun 5:1171-4. 2010
    ..All the compounds were evaluated for their brine shrimp lethality and antifouling activities...
  83. ncbi White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) PCR-positive Artemia cysts yield PCR-negative nauplii that fail to transmit WSSV when fed to shrimp postlarvae
    Yun Shiang Chang
    Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    Dis Aquat Organ 49:1-10. 2002
    ..with nested white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) diagnostic PCR performed on 5 commercial brands of dry-packed Artemia cysts using several WSSV genomic sequence-specific primers...
  84. ncbi Efficacy of heterologous and homologous heat shock protein 70s as protective agents to Artemia franciscana challenged with Vibrio campbellii
    Kartik Baruah
    Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Rozier 44, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:733-9. 2010
    ..To verify this, we compared two evolutionary diverse Hsp70s, Artemia Hsp70 and Escherichia coli Hsp70 equivalent DnaK (each overproduced in E...
  85. ncbi Structural and functional roles for beta-strand 7 in the alpha-crystallin domain of p26, a polydisperse small heat shock protein from Artemia franciscana
    Yu Sun
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    FEBS J 273:1020-34. 2006
    Oviparous development in the extremophile crustacean, Artemia franciscana, generates encysted embryos which enter a profound state of dormancy, termed diapause...
  86. ncbi Expression and characterization of the JAK kinase and STAT protein from brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana
    Chia Hsiung Cheng
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 28:774-82. 2010
    In this study, we isolated and characterized both JAK and STAT genes from Artemia, Artemia franciscana...
  87. ncbi Mechanisms associated with cellular desiccation tolerance in the animal extremophile artemia
    Steffen Hengherr
    Biological Institute, Zoology, Universitat Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
    Physiol Biochem Zool 84:249-57. 2011
    ..biological glasses and measured the transition temperatures in dry encysted embryos (cysts) of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana...
  88. ncbi Expression pattern of a Gram-negative bacteria-binding protein in early embryonic development of Artemia sinica and after bacterial challenge
    Lu Ping Zheng
    College of Life Sciences, Liaoning Normal University, No 850 Huanghe Road, ShaHeKou District, Dalian, 116029, China
    Dev Comp Immunol 35:35-43. 2011
    ..In this paper, a full-length cDNA of GNBP coding for a conserved β-glucan-binding domain was isolated from Artemia sinica. Bioinformatic analysis showed that it belonged to a new member of the GNBP family...
  89. ncbi Toxicity, bioaccumulation, and interactive effects of organotin, cadmium, and chromium on Artemia franciscana
    S Hadjispyrou
    Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, 540 06, Greece
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 49:179-86. 2001
    ..dimethyltin dichloride, and dibutyltin diacetate-and two heavy metals-cadmium and hexavalent chromium-on Artemia franciscana mortality are investigated in this study...
  90. ncbi International study on Artemia. LXII. Genomic relationships between Artemia franciscana and A. persimilis, inferred from chromocentre numbers
    G Gajardo
    Laboratory of Genetics and Aquaculture, Universidad de Los Lagos, PO Box 933, Osorno
    Heredity (Edinb) 87:172-7. 2001
    ..genome) observed in the resting nucleus, are a reliable taxonomic trait and a good marker for speciation in Artemia. This chromosome marker was evaluated in populations of two New World sibling species: A...
  91. ncbi Determination in oocytes of the reproductive modes for the brine shrimp Artemia parthenogenetica
    Zhong Min Dai
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Biosci Rep 31:17-30. 2011
    The brine shrimp, Artemia, reproduces either oviparously, producing encysted embryos (diapause cysts), or ovoviviparously, producing free-swimming nauplii...
  92. ncbi Male-female coevolution in the wild: evidence from a time series in artemia franciscana
    Nicolas O Rode
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Evolution 65:2881-92. 2011
    ..In this study, we used dormant cysts of Artemia franciscana, collected in the same population in three different years over a 23-year period (corresponding to ∼..
  93. ncbi Bioactive flavonoids from Satureja atropatana Bonge
    Ahmad R Gohari
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Medicinal Plants Research Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Nat Prod Res 23:1609-14. 2009
    ..Berberine hydrochloride (LC(50) = 26 microg mL(-1)) was used as a positive control. Among them, compounds 2 (199 microg mL(-1)) and 3 (157 microg mL(-1)) were effective against Artemia salina larva.
  94. pmc Global arrest of translation during invertebrate quiescence
    G E Hofmann
    Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0334
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:8492-6. 1994
    ..Comparing the translational capacities of cell-free systems from aerobically developing embryos of the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana vs. quiescent embryos has revealed a global arrest of protein synthesis...
  95. ncbi Two highly diverged New World Artemia species, A. franciscana and A. persimilis, from contrasting hypersaline habitats express a conserved stress protein complement
    James S Clegg
    Bodega Marine Laboratory and Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis, Bodega Bay, CA 94923, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 153:451-6. 2009
    The brine shrimp Artemia is a well known animal extremophile adapted to survive in very harsh hypersaline environments...
  96. ncbi Expression of virulence genes in luminescent and nonluminescent isogenic vibrios and virulence towards gnotobiotic brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana)
    H A D Ruwandeepika
    Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Appl Microbiol 110:399-406. 2011
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  97. ncbi Estimate of the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the mortality of Artemia franciscana in naupliar and adult stages
    Arduino M Dattilo
    Department of Chemical and Biosystem Sciences and Technologies, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Biometeorol 49:388-95. 2005
    ..Mortality percentages of naupliar and adult samples of Artemia franciscana were recorded in relation to different UV doses (single exposure: 75, 150, 300, 600, 1,200, 2,400, 3,..
  98. pmc Activation of an AMP-activated protein kinase is involved in post-diapause development of Artemia franciscana encysted embryos
    Xiao Jing Zhu
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics, College of Life Sciences, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310058, PR China
    BMC Dev Biol 9:21. 2009
    Cysts of Artemia can remain in a dormant state for long periods with a very low metabolic rate, and only resume their development with the approach of favorable conditions...
  99. ncbi Solar Pond devices: free energy or bioreactors for Artemia biomass production?
    Luisa Gouveia
    Departamento de Energias Renováveis, Tecnologia e Inovacao, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, 1649 038 Lisbon, Portugal
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 36:1035-45. 2009
    The recent exponential growth in industrial aquaculture has led to a huge increase in Artemia biomass production in order to meet increased fish production needs...
  100. ncbi Characterization and processing of superoxide dismutase-fused vitellogenin in the diapause embryo formation: a special developmental pathway in the brine shrimp, Artemia parthenogenetica
    Su Chen
    Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology for Endangered Wildlife of the Ministry of Education, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Biol Reprod 85:31-41. 2011
    To withstand environmental stress, Artemia release diapause cysts via an oviparous pathway instead of producing swimming nauplius larvae by the ovoviviparous pathway...
  101. ncbi Expression of hunchback during trunk segmentation in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana
    Zacharias Kontarakis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Crete, Greece
    Dev Genes Evol 216:89-93. 2006
    ..Here, we report the cloning of a hunchback orthologue from the crustacean Artemia franciscana and its expression during the formation of trunk segments...

Research Grants5

  1. MECHANISMS & REGULATION OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
    ALBERT WAHBA; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..An Artemia cDNA library which was constructed in the lambda gtll expression vector will be screened with synthetic ..
  2. REGULATORY MECHANISMS IN PROTEIN BIOSYNTHESIS
    WLODZIMIERZ SZER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..3. Continuation of previous work on Artemia salina hnRNP: a) completion of the sequencing of protein HD40, the major hnRNP protein of Artemia, from the ..
  3. Netrins Creating Divergent Axon Morphologies
    MOLLY SCHEEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The specific aims of this investigation are: (1) to clone the netrin genes from Artemia franciscana and Parhyale hawaiensis, two crustaceans with extremely different axonal morphologies, (2) to analyze ..
  4. Genetic Control of Tubulin Function in Development
    ELIZABETH RAFF; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary aim is to determine how transient expression of beta3-tubulin during development modulates the microtubule cytoskeleton in the differentiated cell. ..