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Título : Characterisation of integrated stress biomarkers in two deep-sea crustaceans, Aristeus antennatus and Nephrops norvegicus, from the NW fishing grounds of the Mediterranean sea
Autor : Antó, Meritxell, Arnau, Susana, Buti, Elisenda, Cortijo, Verónica, Gutiérrez, Elena, Solé, Montserrat
Palabras clave : Deep-sea crustaceans
Aristeus antennatus
Nephrops norvegicus
Muscle and hepatic biomarkers
Fecha de publicación : 24-Mar-2009
Editor: Elsevier
Citación : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 72(5): 1455-1462 (2009)
Resumen: Several biomarkers indicative of stress were characterised in the crustaceans Aristeus antennatus and Nephrops norvegicus sampled off the Barcelona coast (NW Mediterranean). The biomarkers selected were cholinesterase (ChE) activities in muscle; and catalase, glutathione reductase (GR), total glutathione peroxidase (t-GPX), DT-diaphorase (DT-D), glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) and carboxylesterases (CbEs) in hepatopancreas tissue. Lipid peroxidation (LP) levels and total protein yield (PY) were also determined in muscle and hepatopancreas tissues. The activities and levels are discussed in relation to species and season, and differences in these two factors were observed for most biomarkers. AChEs and pseudocholinesterases were present in the muscles of both crustaceans. Catalase and GST activities were higher in N. norvegicus, whereas GR and t-GPX activities varied according to the season. Hepatic CbE activities were similar in the two crustaceans, whereas LP levels and PY were different between species. Seasonality and species particularities are factors to consider when these crustaceans are used as sentinels.
Descripción : 8 pages, 4 figures, 4 tables.-- PMID: 19321204 [PubMed].-- Printed version published Jul 2009.
Versión del editor: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.02.007
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10261/15356
ISSN: 0147-6513
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.02.007
Citación : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 72(5): 1455-1462 (2009)
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