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Cover for Gene-transfer technology.

This chapter covers genetic engineering or gene transfer technology. Focus is given on gene transfer technique in fish, use of promoters in transgenic technology, gene integration, transgene transmission, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, reverse genetics, pleiotropic...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Combining genetic enhancement programmes.

This chapter covers the application and use of combinations of traditional selective breeding and new biotechnologies in aquaculture. Focus is given on the following combinations as well as examples illustrating their use and effects on fish: sex reversal and triploidy; genetic engineering and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of transgenic fish: scientific background.

This chapter highlights some of the important examples of transgenic fish development. An overview of important steps in fish transgenesis is given. The status of development in the case of transgenic carp, tilapias, Atlantic salmon and mud loach is discussed. Other future applications of...

Author(s)
Nam, Y. K.; Maclean, N.; Fu, C.; Pandian, T. J.; Eguia, M. R. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics and animal welfare.

This chapter presents examples of how genetics can provide solutions for welfare and husbandry problems in modern livestock farming. Some of the ways in which animal breeding has created problems for animal welfare are described, particularly through selection for production characteristics in...

Author(s)
Gregory, N. G.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recent technological innovations.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gene transfer technology.

The use and application of gene transfer technology in aquaculture are covered in this chapter. The gene transfer techniques used in fish are presented. Transmission of transgenes, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, performance of transgenic fish (growth, cold tolerance and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter