Tiago Jesus

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Comprehension of the mechanisms by which ectotherms, such as fish, respond to thermal stress is paramount for understanding the threats that environmental changes may pose to wild populations. Heat shock proteins are molecular chaperones with an important role in several stress conditions such as high temperatures. In the Iberian Peninsula, particularly in(More)
Temperature is the main factor affecting the distribution of the sympatric Amazon fishes Paracheirodon axelrodi and Paracheirodon simulans. Both species are associated with flooded areas of the Negro river basin; P. axelrodi inhabits waters that do not exceed 30°C, and P. simulans lives at temperatures that can surpass 35°C. The present work aimed to(More)
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