Pinctada martensii

Known as: Pinctada fucata martensii 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The study of the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata is key to increasing our understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in… (More)
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2006
2006
Tyrosinase (monophenol, L-DOPA: oxygen oxidoreductase, EC 1.14.18.1), a kind of copper-containing phenoloxidase, arouses great… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Signals and organic matrix proteins secreted from the mantle are critical for the development of shells in molluscs. Nacrein… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Regional expression patterns of shell matrix protein genes of Pinctada fucata were investigated using real-time quantitative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The mollusc shell is a hard tissue consisting of calcium carbonate and organic matrices. The organic matrices are believed to… (More)
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2003
2003
Understanding the molecular composition is of great interest for both nacre formation mechanism and biomineralization in mollusk… (More)
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2003
2003
Iron is one of the most important minor elements in the shell of bivalves. This study was designed to investigate the involvement… (More)
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2001
2001
Mass mortalities of the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii have widely occurred in western Japan since 1994. The… (More)
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1999
1999
The annual mortality of cultured Japanese pearl oysters Pinctada fucata martensii in all western regions of Japan was over 400… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have isolated a new matrix protein family (N16) which is specific to the nacreous layer of the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada… (More)
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