Fish Disease Research Group - FDRG

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Dalvin S, Frost P, Loffesn P, Skern-Maruitzen R, Baban J, Rønnestad I,  Nilsen F (2011). Characterisation of two vitellogenins in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: molecular, functional and evolutional analysis. Dis Aquat Org. 94:211-224.


Kamil A, Falk K, Sharma A, Raae A, Berven F, Koppang EO, Hordvik I (2011). A monoclonal antibody distinguishes between two IgM heavy chain isotypes in Atlantic salmon and brown trout: protein characterization, 3D modeling and epitope mapping. Mol Immunol. 48(15–16):1859–67.


Star B, Nederbragt AJ, Jentoft S, Grimholt U, Malmstrom M, Gregers TF, Rounge TB, Paulsen J, Solbakken MH, Sharma A, Wetten OF, Lanzen A, Winer R Knight J, Vogel JH, Aken B, Andersen O, Lagesen K, Tooming-Klunderud A, Edvardsen RB, Tina KG, Espelund M, Nepal C, Previti C, Karlsen BO, Moum T, Skage M, Berg PR, Gjoen T, Kuhl H, Thorsen J, Malde K, Reinhardt R, Du L, Johansen SD, Searle S Lien S, Nilsen F, Jonassen I, Omholt SW, Stenseth NC, Jakobsen KS (2011). The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system. Nature 477:207-210.


Tadiso TM, Sharma A, Hordvik I (2011). Analysis of polymeric immunoglobulin receptor- and CD300-like molecules from Atlantic salmon. Mol Immunol 49(3):462–73.


Tadiso TM, Krasnov A, Skugor S, Afanasyev S, Hordvik I, Nilsen F (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 7;12:141


Tadiso TM, Lie KK, Hordvik I (2011). Molecular cloning of IgT from Atlantic salmon, and analysis of the relative expression of τ, μ, and δ in different tissues. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 139(1):17–26.


Koppang EO, Fischer U, Moore L, Tranulis MA, Dijkstra JM, Köllner B, Aune L, Jirillo E, Hordvik I (2010). Salmonid T cells assemble in the thymus, spleen and in novel interbranchial lymphoid tissue. J Anat 217(6):728–39.


Mennerat A, Nilsen F, Ebert D, Skorping A (2010). Intensive farming: Evolutionary implications for parasites and pathogens. Evol Biol 37:59-67


Dalvin S, Frost P, Biering E, Hamre L, Eichner C, Krossøy B, Nilsen F (2009). Functional characterisation of the maternal yolk-associated protein (LsYAP) utilising systemic RNA interference in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) (Crustacea: Copepoda). Int J Parasitol 39:1407-1413


Eichner C, Frost P, Dysvik B, Kristiansen B, Jonassen I, Nilsen F (2008). Salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) transcriptomes during post molting maturation and egg production, revealed using EST-sequencing and microarray analysis. BMC Genomics 9:126


Lom J, Nilsen F (2003). Fish microsporidia: fine structural diversity and phylogeny. Int J Parasitol 33:107-127.


Fjelldal PG, Grotmol S, Kryvi H, Gjerdet NJ, Hansen T, Taranger GL, Porter MH, Totland GK (2004). Pinealectomy induces malformations of the spine and reduces the mechanical strength of the vertebrae in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. J Pineal Res 36:1-8


Húsgarð S, Grotmol S, Hjeltnes BK, Rødseth OM, Biering E (2001). Immune response to a recombinant capsid protein of striped jack nervous necrosis virus (SJNNV) in turbot Scrophthalmus maximus and Atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus, and evaluation of a vaccine against SJNNV. Dis Aquat Org 45:33-44


Totland GK, Morita Y, Nishioka T, Grotmol S, Nakai, T (2000). The pathogenicity of nodavirus strains from striped jack Pseudocaranx dentex and Atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus studied by waterborne challenge of yolk-sac larvae of both teleost species. Dis Aquat Org 38:169-175


Grotmol S, Nerland AH, Biering E, Totland GK, Nishizawa T (2000). Characterisation of the capsid protein gene from a nodavirus strain affecting Atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus and design of an optimal reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) detection assay. Dis Aquat Org 29:79-88