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Journal articles
  • Hardardottir, Hulda; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Dalvin, Sussie. 2019. Chitin synthesis and degradation in Lepeophtheirus salmonis: Molecular characterization and gene expression profile during synthesis of a new exoskeleton. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 227: 123-133. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.10.008
  • Borchel, Andreas; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. A novel gene‐family involved in spermatophore generation in the economically important salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 85: 478-489. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22984
  • Khan, Muhammad Tanveer; Dalvin, Sussie; Waheed, Qaiser; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2018. Molecular characterization of the lipophorin receptor in the crustacean ectoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. PLoS ONE. 13:e0195783: 1-23. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195783
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Gene silencing reveals multiple functions of Na+/K+-ATPase in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Experimental parasitology. 185: 79-91. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2018.01.005
  • Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Recent advances in Salmon louse research. Bulletin of The European Association of Fish Pathologists. 38: 91-97.
  • Pistone, Dario; Lindgren, Marianne; Holmstad, Per Ragnvald; Ellingsen, Nina Karin; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Skorping, Arne. 2018. The role of chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) as intermediate hosts in the transmission of Hymenolepis microps (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from the willow ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus (Aves: Tetraonidae). Journal of Helminthology. 92: 49-55. doi: 10.1017/S0022149X17000141
  • Sandlund, Liv; Kongshaug, Heidi; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2018. Identification and characterisation of the ecdysone biosynthetic genes neverland, disembodied and shade in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda, Caligidae). PLoS ONE. 13:e0191995: 1-16. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191995
  • Sandlund, Liv; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2018. Molecular characterization and functional analysis of components of the TOR pathway of the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1838). Experimental parasitology. 188: 83-92. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2018.04.004
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Salmon louse rhabdoviruses: Impact on louse development and transcription of selected Atlantic salmon immune genes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 86: 86-95. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2018.04.023
  • Borchel, Andreas; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Rebl, Alexander; Goldammer, Tom; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Systematic identification and characterization of stress-inducible heat shock proteins (HSPs) in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Cell stress & chaperones (Print). 23: 127-139. Published 2017-07-10. doi: 10.1007/s12192-017-0830-9
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. RNA-sequencing reveals distinct gene expression patterns during the development of parasitic larval stages of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Journal of Fish Diseases. 41: 1005-1029. doi: 10.1111/jfd.12770
  • Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Besnier, Francois; Stene, Anne; Nilsen, Frank; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Finstad, Bengt; Aspehaug, Vidar; Glover, Kevin. 2017. The Phe362Tyr mutation conveying resistance to organophosphates occurs in high frequencies in salmon lice collected from wild salmon and trout. Scientific Reports. 7:14258: 1-10. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14681-6
  • Glover, Kevin; Hansen, Tom Johnny; Besnier, Francois; Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Sørvik, Anne Grete Eide; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Cloned and outbred Atlantic salmon display equal parasite dispersion when infected with the salmon louse. Aquaculture. 480: 83-88. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2017.08.008
  • Harasimczuk, Ewa; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2017. Characterization of three salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) genes with fibronectin II domains expressed by tegumental type 1 glands. Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 219: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2017.12.002
  • Kaur, Kiranpreet; Besnier, Francois; Glover, Kevin; Nilsen, Frank; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Horsberg, Tor Einar. 2017. The mechanism (Phe362Tyr mutation) behind resistance in Lepeophtheirus salmonis pre-dates organophosphate use in salmon farming. Scientific Reports. 7. 8 pages. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12384-6
  • Khan, Muhammad Tanveer; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2017. Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein in the ectoparasitic crustacean salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Journal of Lipid Research. 58: 1613-1623. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M076430
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Ionotropic receptors signal host recognition in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Copepoda). PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178812
  • Ljungfeldt, Lina; Sanchez, Maria Quintela; Besnier, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2017. A pedigree-based experiment reveals variation in salinity and thermal tolerance in the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Evolutionary Applications. 10: 1007-1019. doi: 10.1111/eva.12505
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2017. Molecular characterization and functional analysis of a salmon louse (Lepeoptheirus salmonis, Krøyer 1838) heme peroxidase with a potential role in extracellular matrixes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 206: 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.01.004
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. RNAi-mediated treatment of two vertically transmitted rhabdovirus infecting the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Scientific Reports. 7:14030: 1-10. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14282-3
  • Sandlund, Liv; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune; Dalvin, Sussie. 2016. The ecdysone receptor (EcR) is a major regulator of tissue development and growth in the marine salmonid ectoparasite, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda, Caligidae). Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 208: 65-73. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2016.06.007
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre. 2016. Exocrine glands of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae): Distribution, developmental appearance, and site of secretion. Journal of morphology (1931. Print). 277: 1616-1630. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20611
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2015. Characterization of a novel RXR receptor in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Copepoda) regulating growth and female reproduction. BMC Genomics. 16:81. 22 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1277-y
  • Eichner, Christiane; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2015. Molecular characterisation and functional analysis of LsChi2, a chitinase found in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis, Krøyer 1838). Experimental parasitology. 151-152: 39-48. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2015.01.011
  • Eichner, Christiane; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2015. Molecular characterization and knock-down of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) prostaglandin E synthase. Experimental parasitology. 159: 79-93. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2015.09.001
  • Kaur, Kiranpreet; Bakke, Marit Jørgensen; Nilsen, Frank; Horsberg, Tor Einar. 2015. Identification and molecular characterization of two acetylcholinesterases from the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. PLoS ONE. 10:e125362. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125362
  • Sandlund, Liv; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune; Grotmol, Sindre; Kongshaug, Heidi; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2015. Molecular characterisation of the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837), ecdysone receptor with emphasis on functional studies of female reproduction. International Journal of Parasitology. 45: 175-185. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.10.003
  • Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Garcia, Enrique Perez; Glover, Kevin. 2015. Evaluation of emamectin benzoate and substance EX against salmon lice in sea-ranched Atlantic salmon smolts. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 113: 187-194. doi: 10.3354/dao02832
  • Stavang, Jon Anders; Chauvigné, Francois; Kongshaug, Heidi; Cerdà, Joan; Nilsen, Frank; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2015. Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in Arthropoda. BMC Genomics. 16:618. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1814-8
  • Trösse, Christiane; Kongshaug, Heidi; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2015. Characterisation of iron regulatory protein 1A and 1B in the blood-feeding copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Experimental parasitology. 157: 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2015.06.010
  • Besnier, Francois; Kent, Matthew Peter; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Lien, Sigbjørn; Malde, Ketil; Edvardsen, Rolf; Taylor, Simon; Ljungfeldt, Lina; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2014. Human-induced evolution caught in action: SNP-array reveals rapid amphi-atlantic spread of pesticide resistance in the salmon ecotoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. BMC Genomics. 15. 18 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-937
  • Eichner, Christiane; Hamre, Lars Are; Nilsen, Frank. 2014. Instar growth and molt increments in Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae) chalimus larvae. Parasitology international. 64: 86-96. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2014.10.006
  • Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. A method for stable gene knock-down by RNA interference in larvae of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Experimental parasitology. 140: 44-51. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2014.03.014
  • Li, Ming; Ponce-Gordo, Francisco; Grim, J. Norman; Wang, Chong; Nilsen, Frank. 2014. New insights into the molecular phylogeny of Balantidium (Ciliophora, Vetibuliferida) based on the analysis of new sequences of species from fish hosts. Parasitology Reseach. 113: 4327-4333. doi: 10.1007/s00436-014-4195-z
  • Li, Weidong; Wang, Chong; Huang, Feng; Li, Ming; Nilsen, Frank; Liu, Huiyu; Xu, Jianlong. 2014. Redescription of Protoopalina pingi Nie, 1935 inhabiting the recta of Hylarana guentheri and Pelophylax nigromaculatus in China. Parasite. 21:46. doi: 10.1051/parasite/2014021
  • Ljungfeldt, Lina; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Glover, Kevin. 2014. A common-garden experiment to quantify evolutionary processes in copepods: The case of emamectin benzoate resistance in the parasitic sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-108
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2014. Hatching time and alevin growth prior to the onset of exogenous feeding in farmed, wild and hybrid Norwegian Atlantic salmon. PLoS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113697
  • Trösse, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. RNA interference mediated knockdown of the KDEL receptor and COPB2 inhibits digestion and reproduction in the parasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 170: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2013.12.006
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Nilsen, Frank; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus. 2013. Localization and transcription patterns of LsVasa, a molecular marker of germ cells in Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer). Journal of Natural History. 47: 889-900. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.738830
  • Espedal, Per Gunnar; Glover, Kevin; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Nilsen, Frank. 2013. Emamectin benzoate resistance and fitness in laboratory reared salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Aquaculture. 416-417: 111-118. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.09.001
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Eichner, Christiane; Caipang, Christopher; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Bron, James E.; Nilsen, Frank; Boxshall, Geoffrey; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus. 2013. The salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae) life cycle has only two chalimus stages. PLoS ONE. 8. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073539
  • Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Besnier, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Reinhardt, Richard; Koop, Ben F.; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Mæhle, Stig; Kongshaug, Heidi; Glover, Kevin. 2013. How does sequence variability affect de novo assembly quality? Journal of Natural History. 47: 901-910. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.738833
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Skaala, Øystein; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2013. Does domestication cause changes in growth reaction norms? A study of farmed, wild and hybrid Atlantic salmon families exposed to environmental stress. PLoS ONE. 8. 11 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054469
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Zhang, Zhiwei; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2013. Growth reaction norms of domesticated, wild and hybrid Atlantic salmon families in response to differing social and physical environments. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13. 23 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-234
  • Torrissen, Ole; Jones, S.; Asche, Frank; Guttormsen, Atle; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Nilsen, Frank; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Jackson, D. 2013. Salmon lice - impact on wild salmonids and salmon aquaculture. Journal of Fish Diseases. 36: 171-194. doi: 10.1111/jfd.12061
  • Krasnov, Aleksei; Skugor, Stanko; Todorcevic, Marijana; Glover, Kevin; Nilsen, Frank. 2012. Gene expression in Atlantic salmon skin in response to infection with the parasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis, cortisol implant, and their combination. BMC Genomics. 13. 15 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-130
  • Mennerat, Adele; Hamre, Lars Are; Ebert, Dieter; Nilsen, Frank; Davidova, Marie; Skorping, Arne. 2012. Life history and virulence are linked in the ectoparasitic salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 856-861. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02474.x
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2012. Effects of environmental stress on mRNA expression levels of seven genes related to oxidative stress and growth in Atlantic salmon salmo salar L. Of farmed, hybrid and wild origin. BMC Research Notes. 1. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-672
  • Sridhar, Settu; Sharma, Animesh; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge. 2012. Whole genome sequencing of the fish pathogen Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis Toba04 gives novel insights into Francisella evolution and pathogenecity. BMC Genomics. 13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-598
  • Yasuike, Motoshige; Leong, Jong; Jantzen, Stuart G.; von Schalburg, Kristian R.; Nilsen, Frank; Jones, Simon R.M.; Koop, Ben F. 2012. Genomic resources for sea lice: analysis of eSTs and mitochondrial genomes. Marine Biotechnology. 14: 155-166. doi: 10.1007/s10126-011-9398-z
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Frost, Petter; Loeffen, Peter; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Baban, Jamil; Rønnestad, Ivar; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Characterisation of two vitellogenins in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: molecular, functional and evolutional analysis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 94: 211-224. doi: 10.3354/dao02331
  • Edvardsen, Rolf; Malde, Ketil; Mittelholzer, Christian; Taranger, Geir Lasse; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. EST resources and establishment and validation of a 16 k cDNA microarray from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D:Genomics and Proteomics. 6: 23-30. doi: 10.1016/j.cbd.2010.06.002
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Individual fish tank arrays in studies of Lepeophtheirus salmonis and lice loss variability. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 97: 47-56. doi: 10.3354/dao02397
  • Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone Fredsvik; Rounge, Trine Ballestad; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola Frang; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Edvardsen, Rolf; Kirubakaran, G. Tina; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, A. Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd. 2011. The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system. Nature. 477: 207-210. doi: 10.1038/nature10342
  • Tadiso, Tariku Markos; Krasnov, Aleksei; Skugor, Stanko; Afanasyev, Sergey; Hordvik, Ivar; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Gene expression analyses of immune responses in Atlantic salmon during early stages of infection by salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) revealed bi-phasic responses coinciding with the copepod-chalimus transition. BMC Genomics. 12. 17 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-141
  • Mennerat, Adele; Nilsen, Frank; Ebert, Dieter; Skorping, Arne. 2010. Intensive Farming: Evolutionary Implications for Parasites and Pathogens. Evolutionary biology. 37: 59-67. doi: 10.1007/s11692-010-9089-0
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Frost, Petter; Biering, Eirik; Hamre, Lars Are; Eichner, Christiane; Krossøy, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Functional characterisation of the maternal yolk-associated protein (LsYAP) utilising systemic RNA interference in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) (Crustacea: Copepoda). International Journal of Parasitology. 39: 1407-1415. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2009.04.004
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Mennen, Saskia; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. New polymorphic di-nucleotide microsatellite markers for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Conservation Genetics. 10: 1037-1040. doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9682-2
  • Finn, Roderick Nigel; Kolarevic, Jelena; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene cluster. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9. 12 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-2
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Glover, Kevin Alan; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Establishment and characterisation of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer 1837)) laboratory strains. Parasitology international. 58: 451-460. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2009.08.009
  • Kristoffersen, Børge A; Nerland, Audun H.; Nilsen, Frank; Kolarevic, Jelena; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2009. Genomic and proteomic analyses reveal non-neofunctionalized vitellogenins in a basal clupeocephalan, the atlantic herring, and point to the origin of maturational yolk proteolysis in marine teleosts. Molecular biology and evolution. 26: 1029-1044. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msp014
  • Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Frost, Petter; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Sommerset, Ingunn; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. A trypsin-like protease with apparent dual function in early Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer)development. BMC Molecular Biology. 10. 11 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2199-10-44
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Mennen, Saskia; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Development of twenty sequence-tagged microsatellites for the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Conservation Genetics. 9: 1395-1398. doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9507-3
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Tafese, Tekle; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Twenty three novel microsatellite markers developed from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) expressed sequence tags. Journal of Fish Biology. 73: 444-449. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01895.x
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Wesmajervi, Mette Serine; Tafese, Tekle; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Twenty-three novel microsatellite markers developed from Atlantic cod Gadus morhua L. expressed sequence tags. Journal of Fish Biology. 73: 444-449. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01895.x
  • Eichner, Christiane; Frost, Petter; Dysvik, Bjarte; Jonassen, Inge; Kristiansen, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) transcriptomes during post molting maturation and egg production, revealed using EST-sequencing and microarray analysis. BMC Genomics. 9. 15 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-126
  • Kolarevic, Jelena; Nerland, Audun; Nilsen, Frank; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2008. Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleost. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 75: 1011-1020. doi: 10.1002/mrd.20845
  • Moen, T; Hayes, B; Nilsen, Frank; Nilsen, Frank; Delghandi, Madjid; Fjalestad, KT; Fevolden, Svein-Erik; Berg, PR; Lien, S. 2008. Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics. 9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2156-9-18
  • Moen, Thomas; Hayes, Ben J.; Nilsen, Frank; Delghandi, M; Fjalestad, Kjersti T; Fevolden, Svein-Erik; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Lien, Sigbjørn. 2008. Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics. 9: 9.
  • Skugor, Stanko; Glover, Kevin Alan; Nilsen, Frank; Krasnov, Aleksei. 2008. Local and systemic gene expression responses of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) to infection with the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). BMC Genomics. 9. 18 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-498
  • Glover, Kevin; Grimholt, Unni; Bakke, Hege G.; Nilsen, Frank; Storset, Arne; Skaala, Øystein. 2007. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) variation and susceptibility to the sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 76: 57-65.
  • Nilsen, F; Gjevik, Bjørn; Schauer, U. 2006. Cooling of the West Spitsbergen Current: Isopycnal diffusion by topographic vorticity waves. Journal of Geophysical Research. 111. 16 pages.
  • Heuch, Peter Andreas; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Finstad, Bengt; Holst, Jens Christian; Asplin, Lars; Nilsen, Frank. 2005. A review of the Norwegian 'National Action Plan Against Salmon LIce on Salmonids': The effect on wild salmonids. Aquaculture. 246: 79-92. doi: 10.1016/aquaculture.2004.12.027
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2005. Organisation of trypsin genes in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Crustacea, copepoda) genome. Gene. 352: 63-74. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2005.03.011
  • Johansen, Renate; Sommerset, Ingunn; Torud, B.; Korsnes, Kjetil; Hjortaas, M J; Nilsen, Frank; Nerland, Audun; Dannevig, Birgit. 2004. Characterization of nodavirus and viral encephalopathy and retinopathy in farmed turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.). Journal of Fish Diseases. 27: 591-601.
  • Johansen, Renate; Sommerset, Ingunn; Tørud, Brit; Korsnes, Kjetil; Hjortaas, M J; Nilsen, Frank; Nerland, Audun; Dannevig, Birgit. 2004. Characterization of nodavirus and viral encephalopathy and retinopathy in farmed turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.). Journal of Fish Diseases. 27: 591-601.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Frost, Petter; Nilsen, Frank. 2004. The cloning and characterisation of full-length trypsins from the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 136: 303-307.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Skern, Rasmus; Frost, Petter; Nilsen, Frank. 2004. Molecular characterisation of five trypsin-like peptidase transcripts from the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) intestine. International Journal of Parasitology. 34: 823-832.
  • Devold, Magnus; Falk, Knut; Dale, Ole Bendik; Krossøy, Bjørn; Biering, Eirik; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Nilsen, Frank; Nylund, Are. 2001. Strain variation, based on the hemagglutinin gene, in Norwegian ISA virus isolates collected from 1987 to 2001: Indications of recombination. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 47: 119-128.
  • Krossøy, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Falk, Knut; Endresen, Curt; Nylund, Are. 2001. Phylogenetic analysis of infectious salmon anaemia virus isolates from Norway, Canada and Scotland. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 44: 1-6.
Reports and theses
  • Bilt, Willem van der; Bakke, Jostein; Smedsrud, Lars H.; Sund, Monica; Schuler, Thomas; Westermann, Sebastian; Wong, Wai Kwok; Sandven, Stein; Simpson, Matthew James Ross; Skogen, Morten D.; Pavlova, O.; Ravndal, Ole; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Saloranta, Tuomo; Mezghani, Abdelkader; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Nilsen, Irene Brox; Kierulf, Halfdan; Kohler, Jack; Melvold, Kjetil; Gjelten, Herdis Motrøen; Gundersen, Jeanette; Jaedicke, Christian; Dobler, Andreas; Engeset, Rune; Frauenfelder, Regula; Gerland, Sebastian; Christiansen, Hanne H; Børsheim, Knut Yngve; Breivik, Øyvind; Breili, Kristian; Borstad, Christopher Paul; Benestad, Rasmus; Isaksen, Ketil; Adakudlu, Muralidhar; Førland, Eirik; Hisdal, Hege; Lutz, Julia; Mayer, Stephanie; Hanssen-Bauer, Inger; Sandø, Anne Britt; Andersen, Jess; Nilsen, Frank; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Li, Hong; Bogen, Jim; Beldring, Stein. 2019. Climate in Svalbard 2100. Norwegian Centre for Climate Services Reports. 1/2019. Norsk klimaservicesenter. 105 pages.
  • Nilsen, Frank; Ellingsen, Ingrid H.; Finstad, Bengt; Jansen, Peder A; Karlsen, Ørjan; Kristoffersen, Anja Bråthen; Sandvik, Anne Dagrun; Sægrov, Harald; Ugedal, Ola; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Myksvoll, Mari Skuggedal. 2017. Vurdering av lakselusindusert villfiskdødelighet per produksjonsområde i 2016 og 2017. Rapport fra ekspertgruppe for vurdering av lusepåvirkning. Ekspertgruppe for vurdering av lusepåvirkning. 64 pages.

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