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Functional Genomics in Aquaculture. World Aquaculture Society Book series

  • ID: 2175305
  • Book
  • July 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 416 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Genomics has revolutionized biological research over the course of the last two decades. Genome maps of key agricultural species have offered increased understanding of the structure, organization, and evolution of animal genomes. Building upon this foundation, researchers are now emphasizing research on genome function. Functional Genomics in Aquaculture looks at the advances in this field as they directly relate to key traits and species in aquaculture production.

Functional Genomics in Aquaculture opens with two chapters that provide a useful general introduction to the field of functional genomics. The second section of the book focuses on key production traits such as growth, development, reproduction, nutrition, and physiological response to stress and diseases. The final five chapters focus on a variety of key aquaculture species. Examples looking at our understanding of the functional genomes of salmonids, Mediterranean sea bass, Atlantic cod, catfish, shrimp, and molluscs, are included in the book.

Providing valuable insights and discoveries into the functional genomes of finfish and shellfish species, Functional Genomics in Aquaculture, will be an invaluable resource to researchers and professionals in aquaculture, genetics, and animal science.

Marco Saroglia is a Full Professor of Aquaculture in the Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences and Chairman of the Doctorate in Sciences of Biodiversity, School of Doctorate in Biological and Medical Sciences,  University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.

Zhanjiang (John) Liu is a Distinguished Alumni Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Agriculture at Auburn University.
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List of Contributors vii

Preface xi

Chapter 1. Functional Genomics Research in Aquaculture: Principles and General Approaches 1
Shikai Liu, Yu Zhang, Fanyue Sun, Yanliang Jiang, Ruijia Wang, Chao Li, Jiaren Zhang, and Zhanjiang (John) Liu

Chapter 2. Genomic Resources for Functional Genomics in Aquaculture Species 41
Jiaren Zhang, Yanliang Jiang, Fanyue Sun, Yu Zhang, Ruijia Wang, Chao Li, Shikai Liu, and Zhanjiang (John) Liu

Chapter 3. Production, Growth, and Insulin–Like Growth Factor–I (IGF–I) Gene Expression as an Instantaneous Growth Indicator in Nile Tilapia Oreochromis Niloticus 79
Christopher L. Brown, Emmanuel M. Vera Cruz, Remedios B. Bolivar, and Russell J. Borski

Chapter 4. Gene Expression Pattern during European Sea Bass Larvae Development: Impact of Dietary Vitamins 91
David Mazurais, Maria Darias, Ignacio Fernandez, Chantal Cahu, Enric Gisbert, and Jose–Luis Zambonino–Infante

Chapter 5. Transcriptomics of the Compensatory Growth in European Sea Bass Dicentrarchus labrax 113
Genciana Terova, Samuela Cora, Tiziano Verri, Rosalba Gornati, Giovanni Bernardini, and Marco Saroglia

Chapter 6. Functional Genomic Analysis of the Nutritional and Hormonal Regulation of Fish Glucose and Lipid Metabolism 129
Sandrine Skiba–Cassy, Sergio Polakof, Iban Seilez, and St´ephane Panserat

Chapter 7. Genomic Responses to Stress Challenges in Fish 147
Lluis Tort and Mariana Teles

Chapter 8. Functional Genomic Analysis of Sex Determination and Differentiation in Teleost Fish 169
Francesc Piferrer, Paulino Mart´ýnez, Laia Ribas, Ana Vi nas, and Noelia D´ýaz

Chapter 9. Functional Genomics of Stress: Molecular Biomarkers for Evaluating Fish CNS Activity 205
Chiara Tognoli, Rosalba Gornati, Marco Saroglia, Genciana Terova, and Giovanni Bernardini

Chapter 10. The SoLute Carrier (SLC) Family Series in Teleost Fish 219
Tiziano Verri, Genciana Terova, Alessandro Romano, Amilcare Barca, Paola Pisani, Carlo Storelli, and Marco Saroglia

Chapter 11. Next–Generation Sequencing and Functional Genomic Analysis in Rainbow Trout 321
Mohamed Salem

Chapter 12. Functional Genomics Research of Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua 339
Matthew L. Rise

Chapter 13. Catfish Functional Genomics: Progress and Perspectives 349
Eric Peatman

Chapter 14. Functional Genomics in Shrimp Disease Control 361
Arun K. Dhar and Refugio Robles–Sikisaka

Chapter 15. Applications of Functional Genomics in Molluscs Aquaculture 377
A. Figueras, M.M. Costa, and B. Novoa

Index 397

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Marco Saroglia
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