hepatopancreas


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hepatopancreas

(ˌhɛpətəʊˈpæŋkrɪəs)
n
(Zoology) zoology an organ of some invertebrates that performs the functions of the liver and pancreas of vertebrates
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"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.