Simple jQuery Dropdowns
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorUtpal Boseen_US
dc.contributor.authorThanapong Kruangkumen_US
dc.contributor.authorTianfang Wangen_US
dc.contributor.authorMin Zhaoen_US
dc.contributor.authorTomer Venturaen_US
dc.contributor.authorShahida Akter Mituen_US
dc.contributor.authorMark P. Hodsonen_US
dc.contributor.authorPaul N. Shawen_US
dc.contributor.authorPrasert Sobhonen_US
dc.contributor.authorScott F. Cumminsen_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of the Sunshine Coasten_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Queenslanden_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherBurapha Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherCSIRO Agriculture and Fooden_US
dc.identifier.citationPLoS ONE. Vol.12, No.6 (2017)en_US
dc.description.abstract© 2017 Bose et al.This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. In decapod crustaceans, the antennal gland (AnG) is a major primary source of externally secreted biomolecules, and some may act as pheromones that play a major role in aquatic animal communication. In aquatic crustaceans, sex pheromones regulate reproductive behaviours, yet they remain largely unidentified besides the N-acetylglucosamine-1,5-lactone (NAGL) that stimulates male to female attraction. In this study, we used an AnG transcriptome of the female giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) to predict the secretion of 226 proteins, including the most abundantly expressed transcripts encoding the Spaetzle protein, a serine protease inhibitor, and an arthropodial cuticle protein AMP 8.1. A quantitative proteome analysis of the female AnG at intermolt, premolt and postmolt, identified numerous proteins of different abundances, such as the hemocyanin subunit 1 that is most abundant at intermolt. We also show that hemocyanin subunit 1 is present within water surrounding females. Of those metabolites identified, we demonstrate that the NAGL and Nacetylglucosamine (NAG) can bind with high affinity to hemocyanin subunit 1. In summary, this study has revealed components of the female giant freshwater prawn AnG that are released and contribute to further research towards understanding crustacean conspecific signalling.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.subjectAgricultural and Biological Sciencesen_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.titleBiomolecular changes that occur in the antennal gland of the giant freshwater prawn (Machrobrachium rosenbergii)en_US
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2016-2017

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.