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Contributors. Preface. Induction and Patterning of Embryonic Skeletal Muscle Cells in the Zebrafish, P.D. Currie and P.W. Ingham. Myogenic Regulatory Factors, S. Watabe. Myosin Expression During Ontogeny, Post-Hatching Growth and Adaptation, G. Goldspink, D. Wilkes, and S. Ennion. Muscle Satellite Cells in Fish, B. Fauconneau and G. Paboeuf. Cellular Mechanisms of Post-Embryonic Muscle Growth in Aquaculture Species, A. Rowlerson and A. Veggetti. Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Muscle Growth Patterns, I.A. Johnston. Muscle Fiber Diversity and Plasticity, A.M. Säer and W. Stoiber. Hormonal Regulation of Muscle Growth, T.P. Mommsen and T.W. Moon.
With the advent of zebrafish as a model system, the development and growth of muscle in fish has become an ever more important process. This volume, in the continuing Fish Physiology series, focuses attention on muscle from the genetics of muscle development to application of muscle growth patterns to aquacultural production.
Graduate students in fish biology, aquaculture, and developmental biology; fisheries biologists, physiologists, and ichthyologists interested in an up to date review of muscle growth and development; research laboratories in governement fishery departments; and libraries.
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- © Academic Press 2001
- 19th October 2000
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"The major strength of Muscle Development and Growth is the range of material covered, from muscle pattern formation in zebrafish to temperature acclimation effects on muscle physiology. The book should succeed in stimulating new interest in fish muscle development and growth." @source:-—COPEIA (2001)
School of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Dr. Tony Farrell is a professor in the Department of Zoology & Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Tony’s research had provided an understanding of fish cardiorespiratory systems and has applied this knowledge to salmon migratory passage, fish stress handling and their recovery, sustainable aquaculture and aquatic toxicology. He has over 470 research publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and an h-factor of 92. He has co-edited of 30 volumes of the Fish Physiology series, as well as an award-winning Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology. As part of his application of physiology to aquaculture, he has studied the sub-lethal impacts of sea lice and piscine orthoreovirus on the physiology of juvenile salmon. He has received multiple awards, including the Fry Medal, which is the highest honour to a scientist from the Canadian Society of Zoologists, the Beverton Medal, which is the highest honour to a scientist from the Fisheries Society of the British Isles, the Medal of Excellence, which is the highest honour of the American Fisheries Society and the Murray A. Newman Awards both for Research and for Conservation from the Vancouver Marine Sciences Centre. He is a former President of the Society of Experimental Biologists and a former Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Fish Biology. He served as a member of the Minister’s Aquaculture Advisory Committee on Finfish Aquaculture for British Columbia and was a member of the Federal Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science.
Professor, Department of Zoology and Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia and Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
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