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  • The selenium content of SEPP1 versus selenium requirements in vertebrates 

    Penglase, Samuel; Hamre, Kristin; Ellingsen, Ståle (PeerJ, 2015-09-10)
    Selenoprotein P (SEPP1) distributes selenium (Se) throughout the body via the circulatory system. For vertebrates, the Se content of SEPP1 varies from 7 to 18 Se atoms depending on the species, but the reason for this ...
    Journal article
  • Measuring methods for fish welfare during slaughter based on electrical impedance, EEG, ECG and blood 

    Grimsbø, Endre (The University of Bergen, 2016-04-28)
    Improved animal welfare during industrial slaughtering of fish is the aim of the scientific work presented in this thesis. The thesis is based on four publications that cover different stages of an automated industrial ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • First isolation, identification and characterisation of Tenacibaculum maritimum in Norway, isolated from diseased farmed sea lice cleaner fish Cyclopterus lumpus L 

    Småge, Sverre Bang; Frisch, Kathleen; Brevik, Øyvind Jakobsen; Watanabe, Kuninori; Nylund, Are (Elsevier, 2016-06-23)
    The use of cleaner fish as biological controls of salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) has increased exponentially in the last decade in Norwegian Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) production. This alternative to chemical ...
    Journal article
  • A chemosynthetic weed: the tubeworm Sclerolinum contortum is a bipolar, cosmopolitan species 

    Georgieva, Magdalena N; Wiklund, Helena; Bell, James B; Eilertsen, Mari H; Mills, Rachel A; Little, Crispin T S; Glover, Adrian G (BioMed Central, 2015-12-14)
    Background Sclerolinum (Annelida: Siboglinidae) is a genus of small, wiry deep-sea tubeworms that depend on an endosymbiosis with chemosynthetic bacteria for their nutrition, notable for their ability to colonise a multitude ...
    Journal article
  • Fish protein hydrolysates based on Atlantic salmon by-products. Enzyme cost-efficiency and characterization of sensory, surface-active and nutritional properties 

    Aspevik, Tone (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-21)
    The world fisheries and fish farming industries generate large amounts of by-products after the primary processing of fish to edible products. In Norway alone, this accounted for almost 900,000 tons in 2014. Based on present ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • The ocean sampling day consortium 

    Kopf, Anna; Bicak, Mesude; Kottmann, Renzo; Schnetzer, Julia; Kostadinov, Ivaylo; Lehmann, Katja; Fernandez-Guerra, Antonio; Jeanthon, Christian; Rahav, Eyal; Ullrich, Matthias; Wichels, Antje; Gerdts, Gunnar; Polymenakou, Paraskevi; Kotoulas, Giorgos; Siam, Rania; Abdallah, Rehab Z; Sonnenschein, Eva C; Cariou, Thierry; O’Gara, Fergal; Jackson, Stephen; Orlic, Sandi; Steinke, Michael; Busch, Julia; Duarte, Bernardo; Caçador, Isabel; Canning-Clode, João; Bobrova, Oleksandra; Marteinsson, Viggo; Reynisson, Eyjolfur; Loureiro, Clara M; Luna, Gian M; Quero, Grazia M; Löscher, Carolin R; Kremp, Anke; DeLorenzo, Marie E; Øvreås, Lise; Tolman, Jennifer; LaRoche, Julie; Penna, Antonella; Frischer, Marc; Davis, Timothy; Katherine, Barker; Meyer, Christopher P; Ramos, Sandra; Magalhães, Catarina; Jude-Lemeilleur, Florence; Aguirre-Macedo, Ma L; Wang, Shiao; Poulton, Nicole; Jones, Scott; Collin, Rachel; Fuhrman, Jed A; Conan, Pascal; Alonso, Cecilia; Stambler, Noga; Goodwin, Kelly; Yakimov, Michael M; Baltar, Federico; Bodrossy, Levente; Van De Kamp, Jodie; Frampton, Dion M; Ostrowski, Martin; Van Ruth, Paul; Malthouse, Paul; Claus, Simon; Deneudt, Klaas; Mortelmans, Jonas; Pitois, Sophie; Wallom, David; Salter, Ian; Costa, Rodrigo; Schroeder, Declan C; Kandil, Mahrous M; Amaral, Valentina; Biancalana, Florencia; Santana, Rafael; Pedrotti, Maria L; Yoshida, Takashi; Ogata, Hiroyuki; Ingleton, Tim; Munnik, Kate; Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, Naiara; Berteaux-Lecellier, Veronique; Wecker, Patricia; Cancio, Ibon; Vaulot, Daniel; Bienhold, Christina; Ghazal, Hassan; Chaouni, Bouchra; Essayeh, Soumya; Ettamimi, Sara; Zaid, El H; Boukhatem, Noureddine; Bouali, Abderrahim; Chahboune, Rajaa; Barrijal, Said; Timinouni, Mohammed; El Otmani, Fatima; Bennani, Mohamed; Mea, Marianna; Todorova, Nadezhda; Karamfilov, Ventzislav; ten Hoopen, Petra; Cochrane, Guy; L’Haridon, Stephane; Bizsel, Kemal C; Vezzi, Alessandro; Lauro, Federico M; Martin, Patrick; Jensen, Rachelle M; Hinks, Jamie; Gebbels, Susan; Rosselli, Riccardo; De Pascale, Fabio; Schiavon, Riccardo; dos Santos, Antonina; Villar, Emilie; Pesant, Stéphane; Cataletto, Bruno; Malfatti, Francesca; Edirisinghe, Ranjith; Silveira, Jorge A H; Barbier, Michele; Turk, Valentina; Tinta, Tinkara; Fuller, Wayne J; Salihoglu, Ilkay; Serakinci, Nedime; Ergoren, Mahmut C; Bresnan, Eileen; Iriberri, Juan; Nyhus, Paul A F; Bente, Edvardsen; Karlsen, Hans E; Golyshin, Peter N; Gasol, Josep M; Moncheva, Snejana; Dzhembekova, Nina; Johnson, Zackary; Sinigalliano, Christopher D; Gidley, Maribeth L; Zingone, Adriana; Danovaro, Roberto; Tsiamis, George; Clark, Melody S; Costa, Ana C; El Bour, Monia; Martins, Ana M; Collins, R E; Ducluzeau, Anne-Lise; Martinez, Jonathan; Costello, Mark J; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A; Gilbert, Jack A; Davies, Neil; Field, Dawn; Glöckner, Frank O (BioMed Central, 2015-06-19)
    Ocean Sampling Day was initiated by the EU-funded Micro B3 (Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project to obtain a snapshot of the marine microbial biodiversity and function of the world’s oceans. ...
    Journal article
  • Efficiency and catch dynamics of collapsible square and conical crab pots used in the red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) fishery 

    Stiansen, Stian; Fernø, Anders; Furevik, Dag; Jørgensen, Terje; Løkkeborg, Svein (NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, 2008)
    We compared the capture efficiency and catch dynamics of collapsible square and conical pots used in resource assessment and harvesting of red king crabs (Paralithodes camtschaticus [Tilesius, 1815]) in the Barents ...
    Journal article
  • Parma consensus statement on metabolic disruptors 

    Heindel, Jerrold J; vom Saal, Frederick S; Blumberg, Bruce; Bovolin, Patrizia; Calamandrei, Gemma; Ceresini, Graziano; Cohn, Barbara A; Fabbri, Elena; Gioiosa, Laura; Kassotis, Christopher; Legler, Juliette; La Merrill, Michele; Rizzir, Laura; Machtinger, Ronit; Mantovani, Alberto; Mendez, Michelle A; Montanini, Luisa; Molteni, Laura; Nagel, Susan C; Parmigiani, Stefano; Panzica, Giancarlo; Paterlini, Silvia; Pomatto, Valentina; Ruzzin, Jérôme; Sartor, Giorgio; Schug, Thaddeus T; Street, Maria E; Suvorov, Alexander; Volpi, Riccardo; Zoeller, R. T; Palanza, Paola (BioMed Central, 2015-06-20)
    A multidisciplinary group of experts gathered in Parma Italy for a workshop hosted by the University of Parma, May 16–18, 2014 to address concerns about the potential relationship between environmental metabolic disrupting ...
    Journal article
  • The temporal window of ecological adaptation in postglacial lakes: a comparison of head morphology, trophic position and habitat use in Norwegian threespine stickleback populations 

    Østbye, Kjartan; Harrod, Chris; Gregersen, Finn; Klepaker, Tom; Schulz, Michael; Schluter, Dolph; Vøllestad, Leif A (BioMed Central, 2016-05-13)
    Background Studying how trophic traits and niche use are related in natural populations is important in order to understand adaptation and specialization. Here, we describe trophic trait diversity in twenty-five Norwegian ...
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  • Stimulation of MCM helicase activity by a Cdc6 protein in the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum 

    Haugland, Gyri Teien; Shin, J.H.; Birkeland, Nils-Kåre; Kelman, Z. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2006-11-15)
    Replicative DNA helicases are ring-shaped hexamers that play an essential role in chromosomal DNA replication. They unwind the two strands of the duplex DNA and provide the single-stranded (ss) DNA substrate for the ...
    Journal article
  • Thermoplasma acidophilum Cdc6 protein stimulates MCM helicase activity by regulating its ATPase activity 

    Haugland, Gyri Teien; Sakakibara, N; Pey, Angel; Rollor, Clair R; Birkeland, Nils-Kåre; Kelman, Zvi (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2008-08-30)
    The minichromosome maintenance (MCM) proteins are thought to function as the replicative helicases in archaea. In most archaeal species studied, the interaction between MCM and the initiator protein, Cdc6, inhibits helicase ...
    Journal article
  • Behavior-dependent selectivity of yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) in the mouth of a commercial bottom trawl 

    Underwood, Melanie; Winger, Paul D.; Fernø, Anders; Engås, Arill (NOAA, 2015-09-02)
    To improve the efficiency of a commercial bottom trawl for catching yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea), we studied the behavior of individuals in the middle of the trawl mouth. Observations were conducted with ...
    Journal article
  • OikoBase: a genomics and developmental transcriptomics resource for the urochordate Oikopleura dioica 

    Danks, Gemma Barbara; Campsteijn, Coen; Parida, Mruyunjaya; Butcher, Stephen; Doddapaneni, Harsha; Fu, Bolei; Petrin, Raul; Metpally, Raghu; Lenhard, Boris; Wincker, Patrick; Chourrout, Daniel; Thompson, Eric; Manak, J Robert (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2013-11-26)
    We report the development of OikoBase (<a href="http://oikoarrays.biology.uiowa.edu/Oiko/"target="blank">http://oikoarrays.biology.uiowa.edu/Oiko/), a tiling array-based genome browser resource for Oikopleura dioica, a ...
    Journal article
  • Functional investigations of the Ecdysone Receptor and production of ecdysone in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) 

    Sandlund, Liv (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-24)
    The salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis is a marine ectoparasitic copepod naturally infecting salmonid fishes in the Northern hemisphere. At present, salmon louse infections are the most severe disease problem in the ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Growth and diel vertical migration patterns of the toxic dinoflagellate Protoceratium reticulatum in a water column with salinity stratification: the role of bioconvection and light 

    Erga, Svein Rune; Olseng, Christine Daae; Aarø, Lars Harald (MEPS, 2015-11-12)
    Novel data on growth and migratory behaviour of a southern Norwegian strain of Protoceratium reticulatum (Dinophyceae) were obtained from long-lasting (14-22 d) experiments in a water column with salinity gradient (ΔS = 4 ...
    Journal article
  • Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) post-smolts challenged two or nine weeks after seawater-transfer show differences in their susceptibility to salmonid alphavirus subtype 3 (SAV3) 

    Jarungsriapisit, J.; Moore, L. J; Taranger, G. L; Nilsen, T. O; Morton, H. C; Fiksdal, I. U; Stefansson, S.; Fjelldal, P. G; Evensen, Ø.; Patel, S. (BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
    Background Pancreas disease (PD), caused by salmonid alphavirus (SAV), is an important disease affecting salmonid aquaculture. It has been speculated that Atlantic salmon post-smolts are more prone to infections in the ...
    Journal article
  • The importance of feeding in determining the sensitivity of benthic invertebrates to future climate change in the tunicate species Ciona intestinalis 

    Olafsen, Anette (The University of Bergen, 2016-03-14)
    Anthropogenically induced global climate change is one of the worlds biggest threats today, with marine ecosystems particularly vulnerable. In the future, the ocean temperature is expected to rise with 2 °C followed ...
    Master thesis
  • Kloning, karakterisering og ligandaktivering av aryl hydrokarbonreseptor 2 (AHR2) fra Atlanterhavstorsk (Gadus morhua) 

    Madsen, Alexander Klevedal (The University of Bergen, 2016-03-31)
    Aryl hydrokarbonreseptor (AHR) er en ligandaktivert transkripsjonsfaktor som regulerer en rekke fase I- og fase II biotransformasjonsenzymer. AHR tilhører en familie av transkripsjonsfaktorer som inneholder et basisk heliks ...
    Master thesis
  • Isolation and complete genome sequence of the thermophilic Geobacillus sp. 12AMOR1 from an Arctic deep-sea hydrothermal vent site 

    Wissuwa, Juliane; Stokke, Runar; Fedøy, Anita-Elin; Lian, Kjersti; Smalås, Arne O; Steen, Ida H (BioMed Central, 2016-02-24)
    Members of the genus Geobacillus have been isolated from a wide variety of habitats worldwide and are the subject for targeted enzyme utilization in various industrial applications. Here we report the isolation and complete ...
    Journal article
  • Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Piscirickettsia salmonis from Chilean and Canadian salmonids 

    Otterlei, Alexander; Brevik, Øyvind J; Jensen, Daniel; Duesund, Henrik; Sommerset, Ingunn; Frost, Petter; Mendoza, Julio; McKenzie, Peter; Nylund, Are; Apablaza, Patricia (BioMed Central, 2016-03-15)
    Background. The study presents the phenotypic and genetic characterization of selected P. salmonis isolates from Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout suffering from SRS (salmonid rickettsial septicemia) in Chile and in Canada. ...
    Journal article

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