Special Issue "Fish Molecular Biology"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2016).
Interests: fish diseases; innate and adaptive immunity; host-pathogen interaction; vaccine and immunostimulants development; diagnosis of diseases; epidemic survey; pathogenic mechanisms of infectious diseases; environmental impacts on fish health
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Interests: aquatic animal diseases; immunity responses; innate immunity;vaccine development; viral diseases; bacterial diseases; virus replication; virus infection and interferons; virus epidemic and host range; chicken yolk antibody (IgY); genome sequences; transcriptome analysis; high throughput sequencing; loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay (LAMP)
Fish aquaculture is expanding rapidly and is the fastest growing protein-producing sector for human beings. During the past 2–3 decades, the molecular biology of fish has been intensively investigated in all aspects of fisheries, including diseases, genetics, nutrition, and ecology. However, the sustainability of the fish aquaculture industry is under threat by many factors, such as more and more emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, serious retrogression of culture species, deterioration of environmental ecosystems (due to pollution), etc. In this Special Issue, we call for high-quality manuscripts relevant to the central theme of fish molecular biology. Research areas are expected, but not limited to, aquatic animal diseases and immunity, genetic manipulations and reproduction, physiology, and nutrition, vaccination and antibiotic resistance, and pollution and toxicology.
Prof. Dr. Jun Li
Prof. Dr. Li Lin
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- fish diseases
- antibiotic resistance
- nutrition requirement
- fatty acid metabolism
- protein metabolism
- genetic manipulations
- water pollution