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Borchel, Andreas; Eichner, Christiane; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine (2023): Mining Lepeophtheirus salmonis RNA-Seq data for qPCR reference genes and their application in Caligus elongatusExperimental Parasitology, Volume 248, May 2023, 108511.


Borchel, Andreas; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Nilsen, Frank (2022): Sex differences in the early life stages of the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae). PLOS ONE, March 31, 2022. 

Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Midtbø, Helena M. D.; Hamre, Lars A.; Dondrup, Michael; Bjerga, Gro E. K.; Larsen, Øivind; Chettri, Jiwan Kumar; Buchmann, Kurt; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre (2022)Small, charged proteins in salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) secretions modulate Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) immune responses and coagulationScientific Reports, 12, Article number: 7995 (2022)


Borchel, Andreas; Heggland, Erna Irene; Nilsen, Frank (2021): The transcriptomic response of adult salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) to reduced salinity. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, Volum 37.

Hardardottir, Hulda; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie (2021): Chitin Synthases are Critical for Reproduction, Molting, and Digestion in the Salmon Louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Life, Volum 11(1), 47.

Dalvin, Sussie; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine (2021): Roles of three putative salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) prostaglandin E2 synthases in physiology and host–parasite interactions. Parasites & Vectors, volume 14, Article number: 206 (2021).

Hamre, Lars Are; Oldham,Tina; Oppedal, Frode; Nilsen,Frank; Glover, Kevin Alan (2021): The potential for cleaner fish-driven evolution in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: Genetic or environmental control of pigmentation? Ecology and Evolution, 2021;00:1–14.

Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Furmanek, Tomasz; Besnier, Francois; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Nuhn, Michael; Dalvin, Sussie; Edvardsen, Rolf B.; Klages, Sven; Huettel, Bruno; Stueber, Kurt; Grotmol, Sindre; Karlsbakk, Egil; Kersey, Paul; Leong, Jong S.; Glover, Kevin A.; Reinhardt, Richard; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jonassen, Inge; Koop, Ben F.; Nilsen, Frank (2021): The salmon louse genome: Copepod features and parasitic adaptationsGenomics, Volume 113, Issue 6, November 2021, 3666-3680.


Dalvin, Sussie; VG Jørgensen, Louise; Kania, Per W.; Grotmol, Sindre; Buchmann, Kurt; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine (2020): Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss skin responses to salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: From copepodid to adult stage. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 2020; Volum 103, s. 200-210.

Braden, Laura; Michaud, Dylan; Igboeli, Okechukwu O.; Dondrup, Michael; Hamre, Lars Are; Dalvin, Sussie; Purcell, Sara; Kongshaug, Heidi; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Fast, Mark D. (2020): Identification of critical enzymes in the salmon louse chitin synthesis pathway as revealed by RNA interference-mediated abrogation of infectivity. International Journal of Parasitology. 2020; Volum 50 (10-11), s. 873-889.

Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Nilsen, Frank; Besnier, Francois; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Stene, Anne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Aspehaug, Vidar; Glover, Kevin (2020): Aquaculture-driven evolution: distribution of pyrethroid resistance in the salmon louse throughout the North Atlantic in the years 2000–2017. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 2020; Volum 77(5), s. 1806-1815.

Yilmaz, Ozlem; Chauvigné, Francois; Ferré, Alba; Nilsen, Frank; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Cerdà, Joan; Finn, Roderick Nigel (2020): Unravelling an unexpectedly complex duplication history of deuterostome glycerol transportersCells. 2020; Volum 9(7), s. 1-29.

Heggland, Erna Irene; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank; Eichner, Christiane (2020): Host gill attachment causes blood-feeding by the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) chalimus larvae and alters parasite development and transcriptome. Parasites & Vectors 2020. Volum 13(1).



Borchel, Andreas; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank (2019): Identification and Description of the Key Molecular Components of the Egg Strings of the Salmon Louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Genes, Volum 10(12), 1004.

Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Nilsen, Frank; Besnier, Francois; Stene, Anne; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Finstad, Bengt; Glover, Kevin (2019): Salmon lice sampled from wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout throughout Norway display high frequencies of the genotype Associated with pyrethroid resistance. Aquaculture Environment Interactions, Volum 11, s. 459-468.

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 Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Volum 227, s. 123-133.

Heggland, Erna Irene; Eichner, Christiane; Støve, Svein Isungset; Martinez, Aurora; Nilsen, Frank; Dondrup, Michael (2019): A scavenger receptor B (CD36)-like protein is a potential mediator of intestinal heme absorption in the hematophagous ectoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Scientific Reports, Volum 9(1), s. 1-14.

Heggland, Erna Irene; Trösse, Christiane; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank (2019): Heavy and light chain homologs of ferritin are essential for blood-feeding and egg production of the ectoparasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular and biochemical parasitology, Volum 232, s. 1-10

Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Kongshaug, Heidi; Li, Ming; Nilsen, Frank (2019): RNAi mediated myosuppressin deficiency affects muscle development and survival in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Scientific Reports, Volum 9(1).

Agusti-Ridaura, Celia; Hamre, Lars Are; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Øines, Øivind; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Kaur, Kiranpreet (2019):
First report on sensitivity of Caligus elongatus towards anti-louse chemicals and identification of mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase I genotypes. Aquaculture, Volum 507, s. 190-195.

Hamre, Lars Are; Bui, Samantha; Oppedal, Frode; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Dalvin, Sussie (2019): Development of the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis parasitic stages in temperatures ranging from 3 to 24°C. Aquaculture Environment Interactions, Volum 11, s. 429-443.

Økland, Arnfinn Lodden; Nylund, Are; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Skoge, Renate Hvidsten; Kongshaug, Heidi (2019): Genomic characterization, phylogenetic position and in situ localization of a novel putative mononegavirus in Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Archives of Virology, Volum 164(3), s. 675-689.


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 genesDevelopmental and Comparative Immunology, Volum 86, s. 86-95.

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, Volum 85, s. 478-489.

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, Volum 13:e0195783(4), s. 1-23.

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, Volum 185, s. 79-91.

Nilsen, Frank (2018): Recent advances in Salmon louse research. Bulletin of The European Association of Fish Pathologists, Volum 38(3), s. 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, Volum 92(1), s. 49-55.

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, Volum 13:e0191995(2), s. 1-16.

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, Volum 188,  s. 83-92.

Ewa Harasimczuk, Aina-Cathrine Øvergård, Sindre Grotmol, Frank Nilsen, and Sussie Dalvin (2018): Characterization of three salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) genes with fibronectin II domains expressed by tegumental type 1 glands. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Volume 219, s. 1-9.