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Published by World Scientific in River Edge, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Antifreeze proteins.,
  • Fishes -- Composition.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Kathryn Vanya Ewart, Choy Leong Hew.
SeriesMolecular aspects of fish and marine biology -- v. 1.
ContributionsEwart, Kathryn Vanya., Hew, Choy L. 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP552.A56 F55 2002, QP552.A56 F55 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17720682M
ISBN 109810248997
LC Control Number2002071344

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  The concentration of these proteins, depending on the fish species, the type of antifreeze proteins, geographic locations and seasons can vary from an undetectable level in the summer to a high of 8 to 25 mg/ml in the winter. So far, all of these proteins have been isolated from the sera and would indicate their extracellular mode of action.   To cover the diverse aspects of fish antifreeze study, a wide spectrum of researchers have been selected to write clear and comprehensive articles on different areas of antifreeze research. This book should be a very useful and informative resource for life science researchers. Fish Antifreeze Proteins: Functions, Molecular Interactions and. Antifreeze proteins enable organisms to avoid freezing under extreme conditions. The greatest diversity of known antifreeze proteins is in teleost fish and much work has gone into the understanding of these proteins and their eeze proteins are an exciting model system for the study of protein-surface(ice) : Hardcover. Antifreeze Proteins and Organismal Freezing Avoidance in Polar Fishes Article in Fish Physiology December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xii, pages): illustrations. Contents: Early research on proteins from the antarctic / R.A. Feeney and D.T. Osuga --Physiological ecology of antifreeze proteins / S.V. Goddard and G.L. Fletcher --Fish antifreeze proteins / K.V. Ewart --Origins and evolution of fish antifreeze proteins / C.C-M. Cheng and. Most gene duplications studied have been silenced and subjected to deleterious mutations, rendering them useless. 1 However, a class of proteins called antifreeze proteins (AFPs) appear to have gone against this trend. AFPs are found in a wide variety of organisms: fish, insects, plants and microbes. The Danger Posed to Fish by Low Sea Water Temperatures. Antifreeze Proteins. Winter Flounder: A Model for Antifreeze Protein Freeze Resistance Strategies. Low Temperature Limitations to Sea Cage Aquaculture. Antifreeze Protein Gene Transfer; Progress to Date. Future Directions in the Production of Freeze‐Resistant Salmon. Summary and Cited by: 3.   So, even though antifreeze proteins help fish survive, they don’t explain how complex, specific proteins could arise by mutations. To find out more from Creation Ministries International visit.

A fish which uses a 'natural antifreeze' to thrive in the Antarctic for more than 42 million years is under threat, say Yale researchers - the protective protein they evolved means they can't adapt. An example of is found in the type III Antifreeze Proteins of icefish (Andersson et al. ), which confer antifreeze activity to the fish blood and tissues (Fletcher et al. , a review. ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the molecular biology in fish breeding. The discovery of recombinant DNA technology has made a revolution in the modern molecular biology. Through this technique, large quantities of proteins present in trace amount, as well as other biologically active substances, can be generated through biotechnology and these genetically [ ].   Antifreeze proteins enable organisms to avoid freezing under extreme conditions. The greatest diversity of known antifreeze proteins is in teleost fish and much work has gone into the understanding of these proteins and their eeze proteins are an exciting model system for the study of protein-surface(ice) interaction.5/5(1).