Research

 


Theses Completed Utilizing Aqualab's Research Facilities

 

Student

Degree

Advisor

Thesis Title

2005

Rodela, Tamara

MSc

Wright

Characterization and regulation of diurnal urea excretion in the Mangrove Killifish, Rivulus marmoratus .

Ninness, Marcie

MSc

Wright

The physiology of hatching in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) embryos.

Tan, Chung-Wei

MSc

Woo

Towards a DNA vaccine against Salmonid cryptobiosis .

Peiman, Kathryn

MSc

Wright

The causes and consequences of heterospecific aggression in Brook Stickleback (Culaea inconstans).

Shannon Costigan

MSc

Ballantyne

The effect of thermal acclimation on aspects of cholesterol metabolism in the liver and gill of the Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Christine Regan

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Regulation and expression of androgen receptor mRNA in Rainbow Trout at different sStages of spermatogenesis

Derek Alsop

PhD

Van Der

Kraak

Retinoid Biology and Toxicology in Fish and Frogs

Jason Bystriansky

PhD

Ballantyne

Regulation of Gill Na+, K+ -ATPase During Salinity Acclimation of Salmonid Fishes

2004

Oakes, Kenneth

PhD

Van Der

Kraak

Oxidative stress and bioindicators of reproductive function in fish exposed to pulp and paper mill effluents.

Muir, Andrew

MSc

Noakes

Age estimations of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Huron: Reducing the uncertainty.

Chin, Adrian

MSc

Woo

Susceptibility and immune response of Salmo salar to the hemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica .

Karch, Amanda

MSc

McDonald

Behavioural and metabolic aspects of recovery from intense exercise in juvenile rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss .

Cameron,

Melissa

MSc

Brooks

Evolutionary significance of embryonic diapause in turtles.

Januszkiewicz,

Andrzej

MSc

Robinson

Variation in predator-induced plastic responses and its consequences in polymorphic pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus).

Craig, Paul

MSc

Bernier

The effects of seawater transfer on the corticotropin-releasing factor system in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).

Cassone, Bryan

MSc

Boulding

Genetic structure and phylogeography of Pachygrapsus crassipes along the north eastern and western Pacific coasts.

Currie,

Jaime Lynn

MSc

Woo

The effects of cryptobiosis on reproduction in rainbow trout.

2003

Clement, Marie

PhD

Noakes

The Feasibility of the Restoration of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) into the Lake Ontario Basin

Ashpole, Sara L.

MSc

Brooks

Contaminant Levels and Embryonic Development on the Snapping Turtle (Chelydra s. serpentina) from Selected Great Lakes Areas of Concern

Binder, Thomas R.

MSc

Stevens

Behavioural Protocols Assessing Aspects of Barrier Passage in Fishes

Hughes, Elinor J.

MSc

Brooks

Nest-site Selection, Hatching Success and Hatchling Over-Winter Success in Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta)

Marlett, Vicki L.

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Evaluating in vitro Methods to Assess Xenoestrogens in Fish

Steele, Shelby L.

MSc

Wright

Ontogeny of Osmoregulation in the Little Skate, Raja erinacea

2002

Wood, Antony W.

PhD

Van Der

Kraak

Apoptosis, atresia and ovarian development: a piscine perspective

Calp, Kathryn A.

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Regulation of steroidogenesis in the goldfish ovary by activin and transpormin growth factor-beta

Darling, Colin T.R.

MSc

Thomas

Lead shot contamination in soils and lead bioaccumulation in earthworms

Essex-Fraser,

Phyllis Ann

MSc

Wright

Expression of glutamine synthetase in early life stages of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Morgan, Robin L.

MSc

Ballantyne/

Wright

Urea retention mechanisms in a marine elasmobranch, the little skate, Raja erinacea

Pakes, Deborah

MSc

Boulding

Changes in the strength of selection exerted on prey during the ontogeny of an experimentally introduced predator

Parsons,

Kevin Jeffrey

MSc

Robinson

Morphological plasticity as a factor in the evolution of trophically polymorphic pumpkinseed sunfish (Lempomis gibbosus)

Woolnough,

Daelyn Adele

MSc

Mackie

Life history of endangered freshwater mussels of the Sydenham River, southwestern Ontario, Canada

2001

Perry, Guy

PhD

Danzmann

The genetic architecture of thermal tolerance and correlated growth-related traits in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss

Gray, Suzanne

MSc

Robinson

Ecological character displacement in brook sticklebacks (Culaea inconstans)

Grey, Melissa

MSc

Boulding

Predator-prey relationships of naticid gastropods and their bivalve prey

Jastrebski,

Christopher

MSc

Robinson

Divergence and selection in trophicallypolymorphic pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus)

Lister, Andrea

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Regulation of testosterone production by cytokines in the goldfish

Lundrigan, Tricia

MSc

Ferguson

Genetic variation in cultured and natural populations of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) from North America

Somorjai, Ildiko

MSc

Ferguson

Quantitative trait loci for fitness traits in Arctic charr: conservation in rainvow trout and correlations among traits

Woram, Rachael

MSc

Danzmann

Construction of a genetic linkage map for Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) and comparative mapping with Atlantic salmon, brown trout and rainbow trout

2000

Adrelli, Bernadette

PhD

Woo

A chemotherapeutic strategy against salmonid cryptobiosis

Evanson, Melissa

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Effects of selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on testosterone production in goldfish and rainbow trout

Fines, Glenn

MSc

Wright/

Ballantyne

The mechanisms of urea retention in the branchial epithelium of elasmobranches

Freeman, Marcus

MSc

Stevens

Design, development and testing of a system to measure sarcomere length by laser diffreaction in working muscle in vitro

Frick, Natasha

MSc

Wright

Nitrogen metabolism and excretion in the mangrove killifish, Rivulus marmoratus

McTaggart, Seanna

MSc

Brooks

Good genes or sexy sons? Testing the benefits of female mate choice in the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta

1999

Hontzeas, Nikos

MSc

Woo

Strategies against cryptobiosis: the production of a recombinant protein for therapeutic purposes

Imre, Istvan

MSc

Noakes

Developmental response of young-of-the-year brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) to water velocity

Moore, Kristen

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Effects of temperature on the final stages of reproduction in male and female rainbow trout

Pilley, Carol Anne

MSc

Wright

The mechanisms of urea transport in embryos of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Shahsavarani, Arash

MSc

Wright/

Ballantyne

Effects of temperature on embryonic physiology of arctic char

Wagner, Glenn

MSc

Stevens

Investigation of fish surgical techniques

Wells, Kelly

MSc

Van Der

Kraak

Characterization of androgen receptors in goldfish and rainbow trout

1998

Tremblay, Louis

PhD

Van Der

Kraak

The use of in vitro and in vivo assays to characterize the effects of estrogenic compounds in the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Chadwick, Terry

MSc

Wright

Nitrogen excretion and expression of urea cycle enzymes during early life stages of Atlantic cod and rainbow trout

Koper, Nicole

MSc

Brooks

Ecological constraints on growth of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in northern climates

Lochead, Janet

MSc

Brooks

The effect of body size, kinship, prior residency and food availability on aggression and contest outcomes on hatchling snapping turtles, Chelydra serpentina

 

 

Publications Generated from Research Conducted in Aqualab

 

Ballantyne

 

Lingwood,D., G. Hazauz and J.S. Ballantyne 2005. Regulation of fish gill Na+ -K+ -ATPase by selective sulfatide-enriched raft partitioning during seawater adaptation. J.Biol. Chem. (in press).

Lingwood,D.D., L.J. Fisher, J.W. Callanhan and J.S. Ballantyne. (2004).A salinity-sensitive relationship between sulfatide and Na+ -K+ -ATPase in gill basolateral membranes of Oncorhynchus mykiss. J. Membrane Biology 201:77-84.

Morgan,R.L., P.A. Wright and J.S. Ballantyne. 2003. Urea transport in kidney brush-border membrane vesicles from an elasmobranch, Raja erinacea. J. Exp. Biol. 206:3293-3302.

Morgan,R.L., J.S. Ballantyne and P.A. Wright. 2003. Regulation of a renal urea transporter with reduced salinity in a marine elasmobranch Raja erinacea. J. Exp. Biol. 206:3285-3292.

Shahsavarani,A., Z.C. Thomas, J.S. Ballantyne and P.A. Wright. 2002. A novel technique for the separation of yolk from the developing embryonic tissue in a teleost fish, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Fish. Physiol. Biochem. 24:321-326.

Fines, G.A., Ballantyne, J.S. and P.A. Wright. 2001. Active urea transport and an unusual basolateral membrane composition in the gills of a marine elasmobranch. Am. J. Physiol. 280, R16-R24.

LeBlanc, P.J. and J.S. Ballantyne. 2000. Novel aspects of the activities and subcellular distribution of enzymes of ketone body metabolism in liver and kidney of the goldfish, Carassius auratus. J. Exp. Zool. 286:434-439.

Barton, K.N., M.M. Buhr, and J.S. Ballantyne. 1999. Effects of urea and trimethylamine N-oxide on fluidity of liposomes and erythrocyte membranes of an elasmobranch (Raja erinacea). Am. J. Physiol. 276: R397-R406.

Gillis, T.E. and J.S. Ballantyne. 1999. Mitochondrial membrane composition of two Arctic marine bivalve molluscs, Serripes groenlandicus and Mya truncata. Lipids 34:53-58.

Gillis, T.E. and J.S. Ballantyne. 1999 Influences of subzero thermal acclimation on mitochondrial membrane composition of temperate zone marine bivalve molluscs. Lipids 34: 59-66.

Leary, S.C., K. Reddy, B.J. Battersby, S. Dugan, and J.S. Ballantyne. 1997. Short-term effects of 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine on the activity of selected enzymes of intermediary metabolism in the liver of the Atlantic hagfish, Myxine glutinosa. J. Exp. Zool. 278: 333-337.

Leary, S.C., K.N. Barton, and J.S. Ballantyne. 1996. Direct effects of 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine and 3,5-diiodothyronine on mitochondrial metabolism in the goldfish, Carassius auratus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 104: 61-66.

 

Bernier

 

Ortega, V.A., K.J. Renner and N.J. Bernier (2005). Appetite-suppressing effects of ammonia exposure in rainbow trout associated with regional and temporal activation of brain monoaminergic and CRF systems. J. Exp. Biol., 208: 1855-1866.

Bernier, N.J. and P.M. Craig (2005). CRF-related peptides contribute to the stress response and the regulation of appetite in hypoxic rainbow trout. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00668.2004

Craig, P.M., H. Al-Timimi, and N.J. Bernier (2005). Differential increase in forebrain and caudal neurosecretory system CRF and urotensin I gene expression associated with seawater transfer in rainbow trout. Endocrinology. 146:3851-3860.

Essex-Fraser, P.A., S.L. Steele, N.J. Bernier, B.W. Murray, E.D. Stevens, P.A. Wright (2005). Expression of four glutamine synthetase genes in early stages of development of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in relationship to nitrogen excretion. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 20268-20273.

Chin, A., F.C. Guo, N.J. Bernier and P.T.K. Woo (2004). Effect of Cryptobia salmositica-induced anorexia on feeding behavior and immune response in juvenile rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Dis. Aquat. Org. 58: 17-26.

Bernier, N.J., N. Bedard and R.E. Peter (2004). Effects of cortisol on food intake, growth, and forebrain neuropeptide Y and corticotropin-releasing factor gene expression in goldfish. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol., 135: 230-240.

 

Boulding

 

Grey, M., E.G. Boulding, and M. Brookfield. in press. Shape differences among boreholes drilled by three species of naticid gastropods. Journal of Molluscan Studies. Tao, W.J. and E.G. Boulding. 2003.

Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes and growth rate in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.) Heredity 91:60-69.

Boulding, E.G., D. Pakes, and S. Kamel. 2001. Predation by the pile perch, Rhacochilus vacca, on aggregations of the gastropod Littorina sitkana. Journal of Shellfish Research 403-409.

 

Brooks

 

Koper, N. and R. J. Brooks. 2000. Environmental constraints on growth of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in northern climates. Herpetologica 56[4], 421-432.

Koper, N. and R. J. Brooks. 1998. Population-size estimators and unequal catchability in painted turtles. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 76(3):458-465.

Ashpole SL, Bishop, CA and RJ Brooks 2004Contaminant residues in snapping turtle (Chelydra s. serpentina) eggs from the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin (1999 to 2000). Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. Aug;47(2):240-52.

 

Danzmann

 

Perry, G.M.L., R.G. Danzmann, J.P. Gibson, and M.M. Ferguson. 2001 Quantitative trait loci for upper thermal tolerance in aquaculture strains of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Heredity 86: 333-341

Somorjai, I.M., R.G Danzmann and M.M. Ferguson.2003 Distribution of temperature tolerance QTL in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) and inferred homologies in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Genetics 165: 1443-1456

 

Mackie

 

McNichols, K., G. L. Mackie. 2003. Conglutinants and fish hosts of the Kidneyshell, Ptychobranchus fasciolaris. Can. J. Zool. In review.

 

Noakes

 

Imre, I., R. L. McLaughlin & D. L. G. Noakes. 2002. Phenotypic plasticity in brook charr, (Salvelinus fontinalis): changes induced by water flow. J. Fish Biol. (in press).

Imre, I., R. L. McLaughlin, and D. L. G. Noakes. 2001. Temporal persistence of a resource polymorphism in brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis). Env. Biol. Fish. 60:393-399.

Sakakura, Y. & D. L. G. Noakes. 2000. Growth and sexual development in the mangrove killifish, Rivulus marmoratus, a self - fertilizing hermaphrodite. Environmental Biology of Fishes 59: 309 - 317.

 

Robinson

 

Gray, S. M., B. W. Robinson, and K. J. Parsons. 2005. Testing ecological character displacement against alternative explanations of character shifts in brook sticklebacks (Culaea inconstans). Oecologia, In Press.

Jastrebski, C. J., and B. W. Robinson. 2004. Natural selection and the evolution of replicated trophic polymorphisms in pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Evolutionary Ecology Research 6: 285-305.

Parsons, K. J., B. W. Robinson, and T. Hrbek. 2003. Getting into shape: An empirical comparison of traditional truss-based morphometric methods with a newer geometric method applied to New world Cichlids. Environmental Biology of Fishes 67: 417-431.

Gray, S. M., and B. W. Robinson. 2002. Experimental evidence that competition between stickleback species favors adaptive character divergence. Ecology Letters 5: 264-272.

Robinson, B.W., and K. J. Parsons. 2002. Changing times, spaces and faces: tests and implications of adaptive morphological plasticity in the fishes of northern postglacial lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences59: 1819-1833.

 

Stevens

 

Ciuhandu, C. S., Stevens, E. Don, and Wright, P. W. 2005. The effect of oxygen on the growth of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) embryos with and without a chorion. J. Fish Biol. In Press. 

Wilson, A. D. M., Stevens, E. Don. 2005. Constancy in context-specific measures of shyness and boldness in rainbow trout. Ethology 111: 1-14.

Essex-Fraser, P.A., Steele, S.L., Bernier, N. J., Muray, B. W., Stevens, E. Don, Wright P.A. 2005. Expression of four glutamine synthetase genes in early stages of development of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in relationship to nitrogen excretion. J. Biol Chem 280(21): 20268-20273.

Binder, T. R., Stevens, E. Don. 2004. Appetitive conditioning technique reveals behavioural limits to passage performance in fishes. Env. Biol. of Fishes 71(3):225-232

Speers-Roesch, B., Lingwood, D., Stevens, E.Don. 2003. Effects of temperature and hydrostatic pressure on routine oxygen uptake of the bloater (Coregonus hoyi). J. Great Lakes Res. 30(1): 70-81.

Wagner, G. N., Stevens, E. Don. 2000. The effects of suture type and patterns on surgical wound healing in rainbow trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129:1196-1205.

Wagner, G. N., Stevens, E. Don. 2000. Effects of different surgical techiniques: suture material and location of incision site on the behaviour of rainbow trout. Mar. Fresh. Behav. Physiol. 33:103-114.

Stevens, E. Don, Wagner, G. N., and Sutterlin, A.M. 1999. Gut morphology in growth hormone transgenic Atlantic salmon. J. Fish. Biol. 55: 517-526.

Wagner, G. N., Stevens, E. Don, , and Harvey-Clark, C. 1999. Wound healing in rainbow trout following surgical site preparation with a povidon-iodine antiseptic. J. Aquatic Animal Health 11: 373-382.

 

Van Der Kraak

 

Oakes, K.D., L.A. Tremblay and G.J. Van Der Kraak. 2005. Short-term lab exposures of immature rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to sulphite and kraft pulp mill effluents: effects on oxidative stress and circulating sex steroids. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24: 1451-1461.

Alsop, D.A., Brown, S. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2004. Dietary retinoic acid induces hindlimb and eye deformities in Xenopus laevis. Environmental Science and Technology 38: 6290-6299.

Wood, A.W., J. Matsumoto, and G. Van Der Kraak. 2004. Thyroglobulin type-1 domain protease inhibitors exhibit specific expression in the cortical ooplasm of vitellogenic rainbow trout oocytes. Molecular Reproduction and Development 69: 205-214.

Alsop, D., M. Hewitt, M. Kohli, S. Brown, G. Van Der Kraak. 2003. Constituents within pulp mill effluent deplete retinoid stores in white sucker and bind to rainbow trout retinoic acid receptors and retinoid X receptors. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 2969-2976.

Calp, M.K., J.A. Matsumoto and G. Van Der Kraak. 2003. Activin and transforming growth factor-β as local regulators of ovarian function in the goldfish. General and Comparative Endocrinology 132: 142-150.

Hewitt, L.M., A.C. Pryce, J.L. Parrott, V. Marlatt, C. Wood, K. Oakes and G. Van Der Kraak. 2003. Accumulation of ligands for aryl hydrocarbon and sex steroid receptors in fish exposed to treated effluent from a bleached sulphite/groundwood pulp and paper mill. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 2890-2897.

Wood, A.W., and G. Van Der Kraak. 2003. Yolk proteolysis in rainbow trout oocytes after serum-free culture: evidence for a novel biochemical mechanism of atresia in oviparous vertebrates. Molecular Reproduction and Development 65:219-227.

Lister, A. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2002. Modulation of goldfish testicular testosterone production in vitro by tumor necrosis factor „, interleukin-1?, and macrophage conditioned media. Journal of Experimental Zoology 292:477-486.

Wood, A. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2002. Inhibition of apoptosis in vitellogenic ovarian follicles of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) by salmon gonadotropin, epidermal growth factor and 17 β?-estradiol. Molecular Reproduction and Development 61:511-518.

Alsop, D., S. Brown and G. Van Der Kraak. 2001. Development of a retinoic acid receptor binding assay with rainbow trout tissue: characterization of retinoic acid binding, receptor tissue distribution and developmental changes. General and Comparative Endocrinology123: 254-267.

Evanson, M. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2001. Stimulatory effects of selected PAHs on testosterone production in goldfish and rainbow trout and possible mechanisms of action. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 130:249-258.

Wood, A. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2001. Apoptosis and ovarian function: novel perspectives from the teleosts. Biology of Reproduction. 64: 264-271.

Hewitt, L.M., J.L. Parrott, K.L. Wells, M.K. Calp, S. Biddiscombe, M.E. McMaster, K.R. Munkittrick and G. Van Der Kraak. 2000. Characteristics of ligands for the Ah receptor and sex steroid receptors in hepatic tissues of fish exposed to bleached kraft mill effluent. Environmental Science and Technology 34: 4327-4334.

Makynen, E.A., M.D. Kahl, K.M. Jensen, J.E. Tietge, K.L. Wells, G. Van Der Kraak and G.T. Ankley. 2000. Effects of the mammalian antiandrogen vinclozolin on development and reproduction of the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas). Aquatic Toxicology 48: 461-475.

Pankhurst, N.W. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2000. Evidence that acute stress inhibits ovarian steroidogenesis in rainbow trout in vivo, through the actions of cortisol. General and Comparative Endocrinology 117: 225-237.

Wells, K. L. and G. Van Der Kraak. 2000. Differential binding of endogenous steroids and environmental chemicals to androgen receptors in rainbow trout and goldfish. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19: 2059-2065.

Tremblay, L.T and G. Van Der Kraak. 1999. Comparison between the effects of the phytosterol ?-sitosterol and pulp and paper mill effluents on sexually immature rainbow trout. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18: 329-336.

Van Der Kraak, G. and S. Biddiscombe. 1999. Polyunsaturated fatty acids modulate the properties of the sex steroid binding protein in the goldfish. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 20:115-123.

Tremblay, L. and G. Van Der Kraak. 1998. Use of a series of in vitro and in vivo bioassays developed in rainbow trout to evaluate the actions of ?-sitosterol. Aquatic Toxicology 43: 149-162.

 

Woo

 

Chin, A. & Woo, P.T.K. 2005. Innate cell-mediated immune response and peripheral leukocyte populations in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., to a live Cryptobia salmositica vaccine. Parasitol. Res. 95: 299-304.

Guo, F.C. & Woo, P.T.K. 2005. The biology of Spironucleus kenti n.sp. and Spironucleus barkhanus (Diplomonadida: Hexamitidae) in experimentally infected salmonids.

Woo, P.T.K. 2005. Salmonid cryptobiosis and strategies against the disease. Acta Zool. Sinica 51: 546-549.

Guo, F.C. & Woo, P.T.K. 2004b. Experimental infections of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. (Salmonidae) with Spironucleus barkhanus (Diplomonidida: Hexamitidae). Dis. Aquat. Org. 61: 59-66.

Guo, F.C. & Woo, P.T.K. 2004a. Detection and quantification of Spironucleus barkhanus (Diplomonadida: Hexamitidae) in experimentally infected Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. (Salmonidae). Dis. Aquat. Org. 61: 175-178.

Chin, A., Glebe, B. & Woo, P.T.K. 2004. Humoral response and susceptibility of five full-sib families of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) to the haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica Katz 1951. J. Fish Dis. 27: 471-481.

Chin, A., Guo, F.C., Bernier, N. & Woo, P.T.K. 2004. Cryptobia salmositica-induced anorexia and its effects on gastric evacuation, feeding hierarchy, and immune response against a live vaccine in juvenile rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Dis. Aquat. Org. 58: 17-26.

Woo, P.T.K. 2004. On cryptobiosis and infection by Cryptobia. J. Fish. Dis. 27: 493-494.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2003. In vitro nutritional requirements and metabolic products of pathogenic and nonpathogenic strains of Cryptobia salmositica: observations on essential carbohydrates and amino acids. Dis. Aquat. Org. 56: 49-57.

Woo, P.T.K. 2003. Cryptobia (Trypanoplasma) salmositica and salmonid cryptobiosis. J. Fish Dis. 26: 627-646 (invited review).

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2002. Experimental Cryptobia salmositica (Kinetoplastida) infections in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Cell-mediated and humoral response against the pathogenic and vaccine strains of the parasite. J. Fish Dis. 25: 265-274.

Mehta, M. & Woo, P.T.K. 2002. Acquired cell-mediated protection in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, against the haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica Parasitol. Res. 88: 956-962.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2001a. Conjugation of isometamidium chloride to antibodies and the use of the conjugate against the haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica: An immuno-chemotherapeutic strategy. J. Fish Dis. 24: 439-451.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2001b. In vitro secretion of metabolic end-products by the piscine haemoflagellates, Cryptobia salmositica and C. bullocki (Kinetoplastida) and the relationship of these products to the pH in the medium. Folia Parasitol. 48: 187-191.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2001c. Therapeutic and prophylactic effects of isometamidium chloride (Samorin) against the haemoflagellate Cryptobia salmositica in chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Parasitol. Res. 87: 18-26.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2001d. The in vitro effects of isometamidium chloride (Samorin) on the piscine hemoflagellate Cryptobia salmositica (Kinetoplastida, Bodonina). J. Parasitol. 87: 194-202.

Hontzeas, N., Feng, S., & Woo, P.T.K. 2001. Inhibitory effects of a monoclonal antibody (MAb-001) on in vitro oxygen consumption and multiplication of the pathogenic haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica Katz. J. Fish Dis. 24: 391-398.

Woo, P.T.K. 2001. Cryptobiosis and its control in North American fishes. Internat'l. J. Parasitol. 31: 565-573 (invited review).

Ardelli, B.F., Witt, J.D.S. & Woo, P.T.K. 2000. The identification of glycosomes and metabloic end products in pathogenic and nonpathogenic strains of Cryptobia salmositica (Kinetoplastida). Dis. Aquat. Org. 42: 41-51.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 2000. An antigen-cature enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to detect isometamidium chloride in Oncorhynchus spp. Dis. Aquat. Org. 39: 231-236.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 1999. The therapeutic use of isometamidium chloride against Cryptobia salmositica in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Dis. Aquat. Org. 37: 195-203.

Woo, P.T.K. 1999. The use of monoclonal antibody probes in salmonid cryptobiosis. Aquaculture 177: 311-324 (invited review).

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 1998a. The in vitro effects of crystal violet on the pathogenic haemoflagellate Cryptobia salmositica Katz, 1951. Parasite 5: 27-36.

Ardelli, B.F. & Woo, P.T.K. 1998b. Improved culture media for piscine haemoflagellates Cryptobia and Trypanosoma (Kinetoplastida). J. Parasitol. 84: 1267-1271.

 

Wright

 

Ciuhandu, C., E.D. Stevens, P.A. Wright. 2005. The effect of oxygen on the growth of Oncorhynchus mykiss embryos with and without a chorion. J. Fish Biol. (in press).

Steele, S., Yancey, P. and P.A. Wright. 2005. The little skate Raja erinacea exhibits an extrahepatic ornithine urea cycle in the muscle and modulates nitrogen metabolism during low salinity challenge. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 78, 216-226.

Steele, S.L., Yancey, P.H., and P.A. Wright. 2004. Organic osmolyte levels, ornithine-urea cycle enzymes, and the functional capacity of the ureosmotic system to respond to external salinity changes during early embryonic development in the marine little skate, Raja erinacea. J. exp. Biol. 207, 2021-2031.

Wright, P.A., Campbell, A., Morgan, R.L., Rosenberger, A.G., and B.W. Murray. 2004. Expression of arginase type I and II genes in rainbow trout: influence of prolonged fasting on liver enzyme activity and mRNA levels in juveniles. J. exp. Biol. 207, 2033-2042.

Morgan, R.L., Wright. P.A., and J.S. Ballantyne. 2003. Urea transport in kidney brush- border membrane vesicles from an elasmobranch, Raja erinacea. J. exp. Biol. 206, 3293-3302.

Morgan, R.L., Ballantyne, J.S. and P.A. Wright. 2003. Regulation of a renal urea transporter with reduced salinity in a marine elasmobranch Raja erinacea. J. exp. Biol. 206, 3285-3292.

Murray, B.W., Busby, E., Mommsen, T.P. and P.A. Wright. 2003. Evolution of glutamine synthetase in vertebrates: Multiple glutamine synthetase genes expressed in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. exp. Biol. 206, 1511-1521.

Shashsavarani, A., Thomas, Z., Ballantyne, J.S., and P.A. Wright. 2002. A novel technique for the separation of yolk from the developing embryonic tissue in a teleost fish, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Fish. Physiol. Biochem. 24, 321-326.

Frick, N.T. and P.A. Wright. 2002. Nitrogen metabolism and excretion in the mangrove killifish, Rivulus marmoratus. I. The influence of environmental salinity and external ammonia. J. Exp. Biol. 205, 79-89.

Frick, N.T. and P.A. Wright. 2002. Nitrogen metabolism and excretion in the mangrove killifish, Rivulus marmoratus. II. Significant ammonia volatilisation in a teleost during air exposure. J. Exp. Biol. 205, 91-100.

Steele, S., Chadwick, T.D. and P.A.Wright. 2001. Ammonia detoxification and localisation of urea cycle enzyme activity in embryos of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in relation to early tolerance to high environmental ammonia. J. exp. Biol. 204, 2145-2154.

Todgham, A.E., Anderson, P.M., and P.A. Wright. 2001. Effects of exercise on nitrogen excretion, carbamoyl phosphate synthetase III activity and related urea cycle enzymes in muscle and liver tissues of juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 129A, 527-539.

Fines, G.A., Ballantyne, J.S. and P.A. Wright. 2001. Active urea transport and an unusual basolateral membrane composition in the gills of a marine elasmobranch. Am. J. Physiol. 280, R16-R24. Pilley, C.M. and P.A. Wright. 2000. Mechanisms of urea transport in early life stages of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. exp. Biol. 203, 3199-3207.

Chadwick, T.D. and P.A. Wright. 1999. Nitrogen excretion and expression of urea cycle enzymes in the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.): A comparison of early life stages with adults. J. exp. Biol. 202, 2653-2662.

Felskie, A.K., Anderson, P.M. and P.A. Wright. 1998. Expression and activity of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase III and ornithine urea cycle enzymes in various tissues of four fish species. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 119B, 355-364.

Korte, J.J., Salo, W.L., Cabrera, V.M., Wright, P.A., Felskie, A., and P.M. Anderson. 1997. Expression of carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase III mRNA during the early stages of development and in muscle of adult rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. Biol. Chem. 272, 6270-6277.

Rahaman-Noronha, E., O'Donnell, M.J., Pilley, C.M. and P.A. Wright. 1996. Excretion and distribution of ammonia and the influence of boundary layer acidification in embryonic rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. exp. Biol. 199, 2713-2723.