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Roderick Nigel Finn

Researcher
  • E-mailNigel.Finn@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlensgt. 53 A/B
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • 2019. The vertebrate Aqp14 water channel is a neuropeptide-regulated polytransporter. Communications Biology. 1-13.
  • 2018. The cellular localization and redistribution of multiple aquaporin paralogs in the spermatic duct epithelium of a maturing marine teleost. Journal of Anatomy. 177-192.
  • 2017. The physiological role and regulation of aquaporins in teleost germ cells. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 149-171.
  • 2016. Molecular and functional characterization of Bemisia tabaci aquaporins reveals the water channel diversity of hemipteran insects. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 39-51.
  • 2016. Auto-Adhesion Potential of Extraocular Aqp0 during Teleost Development. PLOS ONE.
  • 2015. The pH sensitivity of Aqp0 channels in tetraploid and diploid teleosts. The FASEB Journal. 2172-2184.
  • 2015. Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in Arthropoda. BMC Genomics.
  • 2015. Mitochondrial aquaporin-8-mediated hydrogen peroxide transport is essential for teleost spermatozoon motility. Scientific Reports. 1-10.
  • 2015. Insect glycerol transporters evolved by functional co-option and gene replacement. Nature Communications.
  • 2015. Evolution and functional diversity of aquaporins. The Biological Bulletin. 6-23.
  • 2014. Thermal stress alters expression of genes involved in one carbon and DNA methylation pathways in Atlantic cod embryos. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 17-27.
  • 2014. The lineage-specific evolution of aquaporin gene clusters facilitated tetrapod terrestrial adaptation. PLOS ONE.
  • 2013. Water homeostasis in the fish oocyte: New insights into the role and molecular regulation of a teleost-specific aquaporin. Fish Physiology & Biochemistry. 19-27.
  • 2013. Subcellular localization of selectively permeable aquaporins in the male germ line of a marine teleost reveals spatial redistribution in activated spermatozoa. Biology of Reproduction. 17 pages.
  • 2013. Short-term, but not long-term feed restriction causes differential expression of leptins in Atlantic salmon. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 83-88.
  • 2013. Primary oocyte transcriptional activation of aqp1ab by the nuclear progestin receptor determines the pelagic egg phenotype of marine teleosts. Developmental Biology. 345-362.
  • 2013. Differential expression and novel permeability properties of three aquaporin 8 paralogs from seawater-challenged Atlantic salmon smolts. Journal of Experimental Biology. 3873-3885.
  • 2013. Alternative splicing of the nuclear progestin receptor in a perciform teleost generates novel mechanisms of dominant-negative transcriptional regulation. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 24-40.
  • 2012. Developmental expression, differential hormonal regulation and evolution of thyroid and glucocorticoid receptor variants in a marine acanthomorph teleost (Sciaenops ocellatus). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 39-51.
  • 2011. Ontogenetic expression of maternal and zygotic genes in Atlantic cod embryos under ambient and thermally stressed conditions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 196-205.
  • 2011. Dual Neofunctionalization of a Rapidly Evolving Aquaporin-1 Paralog Resulted in Constrained and Relaxed Traits Controlling Channel Function during Meiosis Resumption in Teleosts. Molecular biology and evolution. 3151-3169.
  • 2011. Aquaporin evolution in fishes. Frontiers in Physiology. 6 pages.
  • 2010. The zebrafish genome encodes the largest vertebrate repertoire of functional aquaporins with dual paralogy and substrate specificities similar to mammals. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18 pages.
  • 2010. Ontogeny of Energy Homeostatic Pathways Via Neuroendocrine Signaling in Atlantic Salmon. Developmental Neurobiology. 649-658.
  • 2010. Functional and evolutionary analysis of flatfish gonadotropin receptors reveals cladal- and lineage-level divergence of the teleost glycoprotein receptor family. Biology of Reproduction. 1088-1102.
  • 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. 1029-1044.
  • 2009. Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene cluster. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12 pages.
  • 2008. Major osmolyte changes during oocyte hydration of a clupeocephalan marine benthophil: Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus). Marine Biology. 683-692.
  • 2008. Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleost. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 1011-1020.
  • 2008. Finn RN, Sæle Ø, Pittman KA (2008) Metabolic demand in relation to the plasticity of organ development in teleosts. In: Kamler E, Dabrowski K (eds) Resource Management: Natural, human and material resources for the sustainable development of aquaculture. European Aquaculture Society Special Publ 37: 220-221. Special Publications (European Aquaculture Society). 220-221.
  • 2008. Finn RN, Fyhn HJ (2008) Requirement for amino acids in ontogeny of fish. In: Kamler E, Dabrowski K (eds) Resource Management: Natural, human and material resources for the sustainable development of aquaculture. European Aquaculture Society Special Publ 37: 218-219. Special Publications (European Aquaculture Society). 218-219.
  • 2007. Vertebrate yolk complexes and the functional implications of phosvitins and other sub-domains in vitellogenins. Biology of Reproduction. 926-935.
  • 2007. Vertebrate Vitellogenin Gene Duplication in Relation to the ‘‘3R Hypothesis’’: Correlation to the Pelagic Egg and the Oceanic Radiation of Teleosts. PLOS ONE. 1-12.
  • 2007. The maturational disassembly and differential proteolysis of paralogous vitellogenins in a marine pelagophil teleost: A conserved mechanism of oocyte hydration. Biology of Reproduction. 936-948.
  • 2005. Analysis of the post-vitellogenic oocytes of three species of Danubian Acipenseridae. Belgian Journal of Zoology. 205-207.
  • 2004. The effect of acute changes in temperature and light on the aerobic metabolism of embryos and yolk-sac larvae of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 1324-1331.
  • 2003. The supply of amino acids during early feeding stages of marine fish larvae: A review of recent findings. Aquaculture. 147-164.
  • 2003. The supply of amino acids during early feeding stages of marine fish larvae: A review of recent findings. Aquaculture. 147-164.
  • 2003. The affect of acute changes in temperature on the aerobic metabolism of embryos and yolk-sac larvae of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 1324-1331.
  • 2002. The stimulatory effect of ingested protein and/or free amino acids on the secretion of the gastro-endocrine hormone cholecystokinin (CCK) and the protease trypsin in first feeding herring larvae, Clupea harengus. Marine Biology. 1241-1247.
  • 2002. Kinetics and fates of ammonia, urea, and uric acid during oocyte maturation and ontogeny of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B. Comparative biochemistry. 443-455.
  • 2001. Lipovitellins derived from two forms of vitellogenin are differently processed during oocyte maturation in haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus). Journal of Experimental Biology. 58-67.
  • 2001. Lipovitellins derived from two forms of vitellogenin are differentially processed during oocyte maturation in haddock (Melanogrammus aegelfinus). Journal of Experimental Zoology. 10 pages.
  • 1999. Fish larval nutrition: recent advances in amino acid metabolism. Aquaculture. 201-216.
  • 1998. Alternate sources and dynamics of vitamin A and its incorporation into the eyes during the early endotrophic and exotrophic larval stages of Atlant halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 787-793.
  • 1995. Respiration, nitrogen and energy metabolism of developing yolk-sac larvae of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B. Comparative biochemistry. 647-671.
  • 1995. Physiological energetics of developing embryos and larvae of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) II. Lipid matabolism and enthalpy balance. Marine Biology. 371-379.
  • 1995. Physiological energetics of developing embryos and larvae of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) I. Respiration and nitrogen metabolism. Marine Biology. 355-369.
  • 1995. Metabolic fuels in developing Atlantic cod and turbot embryos and larvae. ICES Marine Science Symposia. 70-73.
  • 1995. Endogenous nutrient mobilization during embryogenesis in two marine fish species, Atlantic manhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) and spot (Leiostomus xanthusus). ICES Marine Science Symposia. 64-69.
  • 1995. Compartmental changes in total lipid, lipid classes and their associated fatty acids of developing yolk-sac larvae of Atlantic halibut (Hioppoglossus hippoglossus L.). Aquaculture Nutrition. 119-130.
  • 1995. Calorespirometry of developing embryos and yolk-sac larvae of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus L.). Marine Biology. 157-163.
Lecture
  • 2015. The molecular evolution of arthropod aquaporins.
  • 2014. The functional properties of aquaporin water channels in the salmon louse compared to its host the Atlantic salmon.
  • 2013. Aquaporins in the teleost testis: potential implications in the endocrine control of germ cell differentiation and the formation of motile sperm.
Academic lecture
  • 2018. Unraveling the signal transduction pathways of novel mitochondrial peroxiporins in activated piscine spermatozoa.
  • 2017. Specific regulatory roles of aquaporins in marine teleost spermatozoa.
  • 2015. The molecular evolution and function of aquaporins in the parasitic salmon louse in relation to its host the Atlantic salmon.
  • 2015. Evolution and Functional Diversity of Animal Aquaporins.
  • 2012. Molecular Physiology and Evolution of Oocyte Hydration in Teleosts.
  • 2011. Water homeostasis in the teleost oocyte: New insights into the role and molecular regulation of aquaporins.
  • 2010. Senegalese sole gonadotropins and their receptors: Applications for the improvement of gametogenic control.
  • 2010. Atlantic halibut aquaporins: Molecular characterization and role during oocyte hydration.
  • 2009. Metamorphosis or the larva-juvenile transition: steering the future of the foodfish industry.
  • 2008. Finn RN, Sæle Ø, Pittman KA (2008) Phenotypic plasticity as a correlate of metabolic scaling in teleosts. In theme section: “Developmental Physiology” at 25th European Society for Comparative Physiologyand Biochemistry, Ravenna, Italy, 7-11 September (invited lecture).
  • 2008. Finn RN, Sæle Ø, Pittman KA (2008) Metabolic demand in relation to the plasticity of organ development in teleosts. In theme section: “Basic and Applied Aspects of Aquaculture Nutrition: healthy fish for healthy consumers” at European Aquaculture Society in Krakow, Poland from 15 to 18 September (invited lecture).
  • 2008. Finn RN, Kolarevic J, Kristoffersen BA (2008) Heterogeneous expression of vitellogenin genes in marine teleosts: How maturational proteolysis of derivative yolk proteins determines the size and nature of the egg. In theme section: “Developmental Physiology” at 25th European Society for Comparative Physiologyand Biochemistry, Ravenna, Italy, 7-11 September (invited lecture).
  • 2008. Finn RN, Fyhn HJ (2008) Requirement for amino acids in ontogeny of fish. In theme section: “Basic and Applied Aspects of Aquaculture Nutrition: healthy fish for healthy consumers” at European Aquaculture Society in Krakow, Poland from 15 to 18 September (invited lecture).
  • 2007. Spawning in the sea: How marine teleost eggs acquire the water of life.
  • 2007. Spawning in the sea: How marine teleost eggs acquire the water of life.
  • 2007. Developmental adaptations of yolk proteins and the oceanic radiation of teleosts.
  • 2003. Spawning in the sea. a major problem for the evolution of the fishes.
  • 2002. Yolk protein and amino acid modulation by salinity acclimation in spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus).
  • 2002. Yolk protein and amino acid modulation by salinity acclimation in spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus).
  • 2002. Metabolic scaling during the early life stages of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua).
  • 2000. Oocyte hydration as a key feature in the adaptive evolution of teleost fishes to seawater.
  • 2000. AMINO ACIDS AND YOLK PROTEINS AS OSMOLYTES DURING PREOVULATORY OOCYTE SWELLING IN MARINE TELEOSTS.
  • 2000. AMINO ACIDS AND YOLK PROTEINS AS OSMOLYTES DURING PREOVULATORY OOCYTE SWELLING IN MARINE TELEOSTS.
Short communication
  • 2018. Documentation of multiple species of marine fish trapped in Atlantic salmon sea-cages in Norway. Aquatic Living Resources. 6 pages.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2008. Fish Larval Physiology. Science Publishers Inc..
Academic monograph
  • 2018. Aquaporin: Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 1994. Physiological energetics og developing marine fish embryos and larvae.
Interview
  • 2007. The Economist: Casting eggs into the waters.
  • 2007. NRK P2 Verdt å Vite: Hvordan fisk erobret havet.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2007. Fysiologiske egenskaper ved rogn, yngel og smolt. 30 pages.
  • 2006. Vannkvalitet - laksefisk. 18 pages.
  • 2003. Yolk resorption in developing plaice (Pleuronectes platessa). 17 pages.
Abstract
  • 2009. Aquaporins in a challenging aquatic environment: Genomic and functional analysis of the zebrafish aquaporin superfamily. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. S1-S2.
  • 2008. Phenotypic plasticity as a correlate of metabolic scaling in teleosts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. S46-S46.
  • 2008. Phenotypic plasticity as a correlate of metabolic scaling in teleosts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Comparative Physiology. S46-S46.
  • 2008. Heterogeneous expression of vitellogenin genes in marine teleosts: How maturational proteolysis of derivative yolk proteins determines the size and nature of the egg. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. S45-S45.
  • 2008. Heterogeneous expression of vitellogenin genes in marine teleosts: How maturational proteolysis of derivative yolk proteins determines the size and nature of the egg. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Comparative Physiology. S45-S45.
  • 2007. Developmental adaptations of yolk proteins in marine fishes: Why do free amino acids scale with egg size in pelagophils? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. S8-S9.
Poster
  • 2017. Role of aquaporins during the activation of sperm motility in marine teleosts: deciphering the signaling pathways.
  • 2017. Dominant-negative regulation of oocyte hydration in marine teleosts may be mediated by aquaporin splice variants.
  • 2016. The molecular physiology of aquaporin-related cataract in farmed Atlantic salmon.
  • 2014. Genomic and functional analyses of the aquaporin superfamily in Lepeoptheirus salmonis.
  • 2014. Genomic and Functional Analyses of the Aquaporin Superfamily in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • 2014. Functional and mutagenic analyses of four water channel paralogues (Aqp0) in relation to cataractogenesis in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon.
  • 2013. Post-gastrula DNA methylation levels of Atlantic cod embryos are altered by heat stress.
  • 2012. Transcriptional regulation during Atlantic cod embryo development.
  • 2012. Aquaporin 8 paralogs in the Atlantic salmon intestine and liver: Localization, expression and permeability characteristics.
  • 2009. Ontogenetic expression of nanog and hsp70 in Atlantic cod eggs under ambient and thermally stressed conditions.
  • 2002. Yolk resorption in developing plaice (Pleuronectes platessa).
  • 2002. Yolk proteins and free amino acids in Acipenseriformes.
  • 2002. Ontogeny of yolk proteins and free amino acids in the alligator gar (Atractoseus spatula).
  • 2002. Analysis of the post-vitellogenic oocytes of three species of Danubian Acipenseridae: Beluga (Huso huso), Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldestaedtii) and sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus).
  • 2001. Yolk proteins and amino acids in Acipenseriformes.
  • 2000. Spawning in the sea: The Water problem.
  • 2000. Osmotic aspects of final oocyte maturation in Atlantic halibut.
  • 2000. Evolutionary perspectives of free amino acids and yolk protein hydrolysis during egg and yolk-sac larval development in salmonids.
Academic literature review
  • 2010. Requirement for amino acids in ontogeny of fish. 684-716.
  • 2010. Piscine Aquaporins: An Overview of Recent Advances. 623-650.
  • 2007. The physiology and toxicology of salmonid eggs and larvae in relation to water quality criteria. 227-354.

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