"Candidatus Hepatobacter penaei," an intracellular pathogenic enteric bacterium in the hepatopancreas
of the marine shrimp Penaeus vannamei (Crustacea: Decapoda).
In recent years, outbreaks of white spot syndrome and acute hepatopancreas
necrosis syndrome have caused the near extinction of L.
Do not eat the tomalley (green stuff, hepatopancreas
)." That begs the question of why then, if the meat isn't affected by red tide, are commercially caught critters tested for their safety?
corneus) (Linne, 1758), hepatopancreas
was taken from which were made preparations for parasitological microscopic examination.
These studies have found that EHP enters shrimp hepatopancreas
as the target organ and affects the host digestive and absorptive functioning resulting in poor growth and immunity.
Among these, live females were dissected to obtain the hepatopancreas
and ovary, which were weighed for calculating the hepatosomatic index (HSI = 100 X hepatopancreas
wet weight/crab body wet weight) and gonadosomatic index (GSI = 100 X gonad wet weight/crab body wet weight), respectively.
Freezing and anoxia stresses induce expression of metallothionein in the foot muscle and hepatopancreas
of the marine gastropod Littorina littorea.
Indeed, shrimp females may transfer as much as 60% of their lipid reserves in the hepatopancreas
to the maturing ovary (Herring, 1973; Palacios et al., 2000).
In order to assess the accuracy of method, TORT-2 (lobster hepatopancreas
, N = 15) and DOM-3 (fish protein, N = 15) were analyzed.
The purification of TrxR from hepatopancreas
tissue of M.