Unio cf. pictorum HN-2016
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Fine sediment pollution is considered a major stressor for aquatic ecosystems and their biodiversity. In particular, fine… Expand The impact of in vivo and in vitro exposure to anticancer drug 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) on the level of DNA damage was evaluated… Expand Mitochondrial genomes are frequently used to infer phylogenetic relationships. Some taxa are, however, poorly represented. To… Expand MI is supported by a PhD. grant from Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology-FCT (SFRH/BD/33387/2008). Special thanks to… Expand The freshwater painter's mussel (Unio pictorum) was used as sentinel species to assess the chemical disturbance in an Italian… Expand The matrix extracted from mollusc shell nacre is a mixture of proteins and glycoproteins that is thought to play a major role in… Expand The formation of the molluscan shell is finely tuned by macromolecules of the shell organic matrix. Previous results have shown… Expand Among molluscs, the shell biomineralization process is controlled by a set of extracellular macromolecular components secreted by… Expand Samples of Unio pictorum mancus collected monthly from spring 2003 to summer 2004 in the meso-oligotrophic Lake Maggiore and the… Expand Abstract In the epithelium of the small intestine of freshwater bivalve molluscs Anodonta cygnea and Unio pictorum cells were… Expand