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Responses to High Seawater Temperatures in Zooxanthellate Octocorals
Increases in Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) as a result of global warming have caused reef-building scleractinian corals to bleach worldwide, a result of the loss of obligate endosymbioticExpand
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Bleaching as a pathogenic response in scleractinian corals, evidenced by high concentrations of apoptotic and necrotic zooxanthellae
Abstract The study of symbiont cells lost from bleached scleractinian corals Acropora hyacinthus , Favites complanata , and Porites solida and octocorals Sarcophyton ehrenbergi , Sinularia sp., andExpand
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Loss of Symbiodinium from bleached Australian scleractinian corals (Acropora hyacinthus, Favites complanata and Porites solida)
Coral bleaching results from the dissociation of Symbiodinium and is primarily related to sea surface temperatures above mean yearly maximums. The numbers of live, dead, and mitotic SymbiodiniumExpand
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Loss of Symbiodinium from bleached soft corals Sarcophyton ehrenbergi, Sinularia sp. and Xenia sp.
The deleterious effects of temperature-induced coral bleaching, a process by which corals lose their endosymbiotic algae (zooxanthellae; genus Symbiodinium) primarily at temperatures above meanExpand
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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contents of Coral and Surface Sediments off the South Texas Coast of the Gulf of Mexico
Sediment and coral (Leptogorgia setacea) samples were analyzed for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations along the Port Aransas Jetties off the coast of south Texas. Total PAHExpand
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Effects of Heat and Salinity Stress on the Sponge Cliona Celata
Ocean temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico are predicted to increase by 2oC by 2050, and over the next 100 years, global warming is expected to cause additional increases by as much as 2oC to 4oC. InExpand
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Coral Bleaching Susceptibility Is Decreased following Short-Term (1–3 Year) Prior Temperature Exposure and Evolutionary History
Coral exposed to short periods of temperature stress (≥1.0°C above mean monthly maximum) and/or increased frequencies of high temperatures may bolster resilience to global warming associated withExpand
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Cryptic Species: A Mismatch between Genetics and Morphology in Millepora
M illepore morphology is h ighly variable and shows signs of phenotypic plasticity. Two species of Millepora are present around the islands of the Bahamas: one exhibit ing a strong, blade-likeExpand
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Enhanced gene transfection efficiency by polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers modified with ornithine residues.
Aim of the study was to prepare and to evaluate gene transfection efficiency and cytotoxicity of the ornithine-conjugated PAMAMG4 dendrimers. Ornithine-conjugated PAMAMG4 dendrimers were prepared byExpand
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Exaptation in corals to high seawater temperatures: Low concentrations of apoptotic and necrotic cells in host coral tissue under bleaching conditions
Abstract Scleractinian corals are known to suffer bleaching or loss of their symbiotic zooxanthellae under conditions of elevated seawater temperatures often associated with climate change (i.e.Expand
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