Transcriptome analysis provides insights into the molecular mechanisms responsible for evisceration behavior in the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus.

@article{Ding2019TranscriptomeAP,
  title={Transcriptome analysis provides insights into the molecular mechanisms responsible for evisceration behavior in the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus.},
  author={Kui Ding and Libin Zhang and Lina Sun and Chenggang Lin and Qiming Feng and Shuangyan Zhang and Hongsheng Yang and Richard Brinkman and Gang Lin and Zhen Huang},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part D, Genomics \& proteomics},
  year={2019},
  volume={30},
  pages={
          143-157
        }
}
  • Kui Ding, Libin Zhang, +7 authors Z. Huang
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part D, Genomics & proteomics
The sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus (Selenka) is a valuable economic species in Southeast Asia. It has many fascinating behavioral characteristics, such as autolysis, aestivation, regeneration, and evisceration, thus it is a notable species for studies of special behaviors. Evisceration and autotomy are controlled by the neural network and involve a complicated physiological process. The occurrence of evisceration behavior in sea cucumbers is strongly related to their environment, and it… Expand
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