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Author Vijayakumara, Manambrakat ♦ Athisuyambulingam, Maharajan ♦ Rajalakshmi, Sundar
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Content type Text
Publisher University of Tehran
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2016-04-12
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) QH301-705.5
Subject Keyword Biology ♦ Science ♦ SDS PAGE ♦ Protein ♦ Copper ♦ Panulirus homarus homarus
Abstract Copper is most toxic metal in marine organisms. Characterization of protein occurring in the metabolically active tissues of muscle (MU), hepatopancreas (HP) and gills (GL) of the spiny lobster, Panulirus homarus homarus on exposure to two sub-lethal doses (9.55 and 19.1 µg/l) of copper were studied for 28 days of exposure (DoE). The electrophoretic pattern of muscle, hepatopancreas and gill proteins revealed 12, 8 and 8 slow moving bands (control). The number of bands decreased to 8 and 7, 6 and 5, 6 and 4 after 7 days of exposure to 9.55 µg/l and 19.1 µg/l concentrations of copper, respectively. After 28 days, the protein bands decreased to 7 and 6, 5 and 4, 4 and 4 at 9.55 µg/l and 19.1 µg/l concentrations of copper, respectively. Present study to indicate that to avoid the Cupro-Nickel coil in lobster holding centers in chiller plants used for cooling of water was found to be responsible for the mortality of lobsters during live transportation.
ISSN 23225270
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-07-01
e-ISSN 23225270
Journal International Journal of Aquatic Biology
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 3
Page Count 9
Starting Page 129
Ending Page 137

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