A comparative study of phagocytic activity and lymphoproliferative response in five varieties of tilapia Oreochromis spp.

Authors: Solis, J. Casas; Santerre1; Pérez, M. I. Girón2; Orozco, R. Reynoso1; Zaitseva1

Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 71, Number 5, November 2007 , pp. 1541-1545(5)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Abstract:

The immunological status of three native species of tilapia Oreochromis spp. and two hybrids were compared, showing a greater potential of the hybrid strain O. niloticus Rocky Mountain for aquaculture and a better capacity to resist the stressful conditions of a fish farm.

Keywords: Oreochromis spp; hybrid crosses; lymphoproliferation; phagocytosis

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01601.x

Affiliations: 1: University of Guadalajara, Cellular and Molecular Biology Department, Carretera a Nogales Km 15.5, las Agujas, Zapopan, 45110 Jalisco, México 2: Autonomous University of Nayarit, Cd de la Cultura Amado Nervo, Blvd. Tepic-Xalisco S/N. Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

Publication date: November 1, 2007

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