Does fish from the Disko Bay area of Greenland possess antifreeze proteins during the summer?

  title={Does fish from the Disko Bay area of Greenland possess antifreeze proteins during the summer?},
  author={Line Tannebaek Enevoldsen and Iben Heiner and Arthur L. Devries and John F Steffensen},
  journal={Polar Biology},
The blood of 21 teleosts and 1 elasmobranch was analysed for antifreeze-protein activity by determining the thermal hysteresis. The fish were caught in the summertime at different locations in West Greenland (Disko Bay area). The difference between the melting and hysteresis freezing point (thermal hysteresis) is a numerical indication of the presence of antifreeze-protein activity. No thermal hysteresis was detected in the blood of the elasmobranch, Raja radiata (thorny skate) and, as… CONTINUE READING

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