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Mg isotope fractionation in biogenic carbonates of deep-sea coral, benthic foraminifera, and hermatypic coral
High-precision Mg isotope measurements by multiple collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry were applied for determinations of magnesium isotopic fractionation of biogenic calciumExpand
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Occurrence of Antifouling Biocides and Fluorinated Alkyl Compounds in Sediment Core from Deep Sea: Suruga Bay, Tosa Bay, and Nankai Tough, Japan
Contamination profiles of antifouling biocides were investigated in a deep-sea environment in Suruga Bay Japan. Significant differences in the tributyltin (TBT) and triphenyltin (TPT) concentrationsExpand
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Complete mitochondrial genomes of two Japanese precious corals, Paracorallium japonicum and Corallium konojoi (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Coralliidae): notable differences in gene arrangement.
Precious coral are taxonomically a group of corals that belong to the family Coralliidae within the order Alcyonacea, subclass Octocorallia, and class Anthozoa, whose skeletal axes are used forExpand
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Identification of the chemical form of sulfur compounds in the Japanese pink coral (Corallium elatius) skeleton using μ-XRF/XAS speciation mapping.
The distributions and chemical forms of sulfur compounds in the skeleton of Japanese pink coral (Corallium elatius) were investigated using X-ray spectroscopic techniques combined with micro-focusedExpand
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Notable diversity in hemoglobin expression patterns among species of the deep-sea clam, Calyptogena
The deep-sea clams Calyptogena nautilei and C. tsubasa, which live in the cold-seep area at a depth of 3570 m in the Nankai Trough, Japan, have abundant hemoglobins (Hbs) in erythrocytes, similar toExpand
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A new species of Triptolemma (Porifera: Pachastrellidae) from the Pacific Ocean with a revision of the genus
A new species, T. strongylata sp. nov. is described on the basis of material collected from the Pacific Ocean. The new species is characterized by the presence of sinuous strongyles. Moreover theExpand
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Accumulation of Organotin Compounds in the Deep-Sea Environment of Nankai Trough, Japan
The concentration of butyltin (BT) and phenyltin (PT) compounds was measured in sediment, gastropods (Colliloconcha nankaiensis), sea cucumbers (Psychropotes verrucosa), galatheid crabs (MunidopsisExpand
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Origin of the genes for the isoforms of creatine kinase.
Creatine kinase (CK) is a member of a family of phosphoryl transfer enzymes called phosphagen (guanidino) kinases which play a central role in cellular energy homeostasis. There are three CK isoformExpand
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Two-domain arginine kinase from the deep-sea clam Calyptogena kaikoi--evidence of two active domains.
The cDNA and deduced amino acid sequences for arginine kinase (AK) from the deep-sea clam Calyptogena kaikoi have been determined revealing an unusual two-domain (2D) structure with molecular mass ofExpand
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