Molecular Biology Frontiers

Molecular Biology Frontiers

by T.P. Mommsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444816631

ISBN-13: 9780444816634

Pub. Date: 12/01/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This second volume in the series covers such topics as DNA fingerprinting of fishes, the cytochromes P450 in fish, the molecular biology of bacterial fish diseases, and new insights into the origins of the diversity and distribution of fish antifreeze proteins. The book will be of great value to fisheries scientists, animal biochemists, physiologists and

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This second volume in the series covers such topics as DNA fingerprinting of fishes, the cytochromes P450 in fish, the molecular biology of bacterial fish diseases, and new insights into the origins of the diversity and distribution of fish antifreeze proteins. The book will be of great value to fisheries scientists, animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists, and aquaculturists. It will provide researchers and students alike with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444816634
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/01/1993
Series:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fishes Series, #2
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
1.13(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Abbreviations
1Evolution of mitochondrial DNA in fishes1
2Growth hormone, prolactin and somatolactin: a structural overview39
3DNA fingerprinting of fishes57
4Gene mapping of fish93
5Oncogenes113
6The cytochromes P450 in fish137
7Molecular biology of bacterial fish diseases159
8Immune system191
9The molecular biology of transgenic fish207
10Molecular analyses of rainbow trout metallothionein and stress protein genes: structure, expression and regulation241
11Metallothionein gene expression and regulation in fish259
12The diversity and distribution of fish antifreeze proteins: new insights into their origins279
13Control of antifreeze protein gene expression in winter flounder293
14Promoter analysis of fish antifreeze protein genes307
15Molecular analysis of corticotropin-releasing factors and related peptides in teleosts325
16Vasotocin neuropeptide precursors and genes of teleost and jawless fish339
17Molecular biology of fish neuropeptides357
18Estrogen receptor gene: structure and expression in rainbow trout373
19Vitellogenin gene expression in teleost fish391
20Insulin and insulin-like growth factor genes in fishes and other primitive chordates407
21Stanniocalcin: structure, function and regulation419
Species Index435
Subject Index439

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