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Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems

Handbook / Manual
By: Doris Abele(Editor), José Pablo Vázquez-Medina(Editor), Tania Zenteno-Savín(Editor)
540 pages, 16 plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems
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  • Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems ISBN: 9781444335484 Hardback Nov 2011 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are increasingly appreciated as down-stream effectors of cellular damage and dysfunction under natural and anthropogenic stress scenarios in aquatic systems. This comprehensive volume describes oxidative stress phenomena in different climatic zones and groups of organisms, taking into account specific habitat conditions and how they affect susceptibility to ROS damage. A comprehensive and detailed methods section is included which supplies complete protocols for analyzing ROS production, oxidative damage, and antioxidant systems. Methods are also evaluated with respect to applicability and constraints for different types of research. The authors are all internationally recognized experts in particular fields of oxidative stress research.


Contributors ix
Acknowledgments xv
List of Abbreviations xix

Introduction to oxidative stress in aquatic ecosystems 1
      Doris Abele, Jose Pablo Vázquez-Medina, and Tania Zenteno-Savin

PART I. Climate regions and special habitats 7
1. Oxidative stress in tropical marine ecosystems 9
      Michael P. Lesser
2. Oxidative challenges in polar seas 20
      Francesco Regoli, Maura Benedetti, Andreas Krell, and Doris Abele
3. Oxidative stress in estuarine and intertidal environments (temperate and tropical), 41
      Carolina A. Freire, Alexis F. Welker, JanetM. Storey, Kenneth B. Storey, and Marcelo Hermes-Lima
4. Oxidative stress tolerance strategies of intertidal macroalgae 58
      José Aguilera and Ralf Rautenberger
5. Oxidative stress in aquatic primary producers as a driving force for ecosystem responses to large-scale environmental changes 72
      Pauline Snoeijs, Peter Sylvander, and Norbert Häubner
6. Migrating to the oxygen minimum layer: euphausiids 89
      Nelly Tremblay, Tania Zenteno-Savin, Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez, and Alfonso N.Maeda-Martinez
7. Oxidative stress in sulfidic habitats 99
      Joanna Joyner-Matos and David Julian
8. Iron in coastal marine ecosystems: role in oxidative stress 115
      PaulaMariela González, Dorothee Wilhelms-Dick, Doris Abele, and Susana Puntarulo
9. Oxidative stress in coral-photobiont communities 127
      Marco A. Linan-Cabello,Michael P. Lesser, Laura A. Flores-Ramírez, Tania Zenteno-Savín, and Héctor Reyes-Bonilla

PART II. Aquatic respiration and oxygen sensing 139
10. Principles of oxygen uptake and tissue oxygenation in water-breathing animals 141
      J. C. Massabuau and Doris Abele
11. Oxidative stress in sharks and rays 157
      Roberto I. Lopez-Cruz, Alcir Luiz Dafre, and Danilo Wilhelm Filho
12. Oxygen sensing: the role of reactive oxygen species 165
      Mikko Nikinmaa, Max Gassmann, and Anna Bogdanova
13. Ischemia/reperfusion in diving birds and mammals: how they avoid oxidative damage 178
      Tania Zenteno-Savin, Jose Pablo Vázquez-Medina, Nadiezhda Cantu-Medellín, Paul J. Ponganis, and Robert Elsner

PART III. Marine animal models for aging, development, and disease 191
14. Aging in marine animals 193
      Eva E. R. Philipp, Julia Strahl, and Alexey A. Sukhotin
15. Oxidative stress and antioxidant systems in crustacean life cycles 208
      Maria Luisa Fanjul-Moles andMaría E. Gonsebatt
16. Transfer of free radicals between proteins and membrane lipids: implications for aquatic biology 224
      Brenda Valderrama, Gustavo Rodríguez-Alonso, and Rebecca Pogni
17. Immune defense of marine invertebrates: the role of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species 236
      Eva E. R. Philipp, Simone Lipinski, Jonathan Rast, and Philip Rosenstiel
18. Attack and defense: reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in teleost fish immune response and the coevolved evasion of microbes and parasites 247
      Katja Broeg and Dieter Steinhagen

PART IV. Marine animal stress response and biomonitoring 261
19. Stress effects on metabolism and energy budgets in mollusks 263
      Inna M. Sokolova, Alexey A. Sukhotin, and Gisela Lannig
20. Starvation, energetics, and antioxidant defenses 281
      Amalia E. Morales, Amalia Perez-Jimenez, Miriam Furne, and Helga Guderley
21. Environmentally induced oxidative stress in fish 295
      Volodymyr I. Lushchak
22. Chemical pollutants and the mechanisms of reactive oxygen species generation in aquatic organisms 308
      Francesco Regoli
23. Biomarkers of oxidative stress: benefits and drawbacks for their application in biomonitoring of aquatic environments 317
      JoseMaria Monserrat, Rafaela Elias Letts, Josencler L. Ribas Ferreira, Juliane Ventura-Lima, Lilian L. Amado, Alessandra M. Rocha, Stefania Gorbi, Raffaella Bocchetti, Maura Benedetti, and Francesco Regoli

PART V. Methods of oxidative stress detection 327
24. Detection of reactive metabolites of oxygen and nitrogen 329
      Matthew B. Grisham
25. Role of singlet molecular oxygen in the oxidative damage to biomolecules 344
      Graziella Eliza Ronsein, Glaucia ReginaMartinez, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, SayuriMiyamoto, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros, and Paolo DiMascio
26. Total oxyradical scavenging capacity assay 359
      Stefania Gorbi and Francesco Regoli
27. Spectrophotometric assays of antioxidants 367
      Francesco Regoli, Raffaella Bocchetti, and Danilo Wilhelm Filho
28. Evaluation of glutathione status in aquatic organisms 381
      Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Danilo Grunig Humberto Silva, Afonso Celso Dias Bainy, Florencio Porto Freitas, Flávia Daniela Motta, Osmar Francisco Gomes, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros, and Paolo DiMascio
29. Measurement of antioxidant pigments and vitamins in phytoplankton, zooplankton, and fish 389
      Pauline Snoeijs, Norbert Häubner, Peter Sylvander, and Xiang-Ping Nie
30. Carotenoid analysis and identification in marine animals 402
      Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Glaucia ReginaMartinez, and Paolo Di Mascio
31. Linoleic acid oxidation products as biomarkers of oxidative stress in vivo 412
      Etsuo Niki and Yasukazu Yoshida
32. The classic methods to measure oxidative damage: lipid peroxides, thiobarbituric-acid reactive substances, and protein carbonyls 420
      Volodymyr I. Lushchak, Halyna M. Semchyshyn, and Oleh V. Lushchak
33. Protein carbonyl measurement by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay 432
      Betul Catalgol, Stefanie Grimm, and Tilman Grune
34. Evaluation of malondialdehyde levels 440
      SayuriMiyamoto, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Lilian Nogueira, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros, and Paolo DiMascio
35. The use of electron paramagnetic resonance in studies of oxidative damage to lipids in aquatic systems 448
      Gabriela Malanga and Susana Puntarulo
36. The ascorbyl radical/ascorbate ratio as an index of oxidative stress in aquatic organisms 458
      Gabriela Malanga, Maria Belen Aguiar, and Susana Puntarulo
37. Evaluation of oxidative dna damage in aquatic animals: comet assays and 8-oxo-7,8-dihidro-2-deoxyguanosine levels 465
      Jose Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Glaucia ReginaMartinez, Flavia Daniela Motta, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros, and Paolo DiMascio
38. Evaluation of DNA adducts formed by lipid peroxidation by-products 475
      Camila Carriao Machado Garcia, Jose Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros, and Paolo DiMascio
39. Methods to quantify lysosomal membrane stability and the accumulation of lipofuscin 487
      Katja Broeg and Stefania Gorbi

Index 507

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Doris Abele is a marine animal physiologist, biochemist and marine ecologist. She has specialized in oxygen radical research since 1990. She leads a research group for "Stress Physiology and Aging in Marine Invertebrates" at the Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany.

José Pablo Vázquez-Medina is a marine biologist based at the University of California Merced. He studies the effects of fasting, diving and sleep apnea on oxidative stress and antioxidant metabolism in marine mammals.

Tania Zenteno-Savín is a marine biologist at the Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste (CIBNOR) in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Her research focuses on comparative aspects of oxidative stress components in marine organisms.

Handbook / Manual
By: Doris Abele(Editor), José Pablo Vázquez-Medina(Editor), Tania Zenteno-Savín(Editor)
540 pages, 16 plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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