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Title Molecular and cell biology of marine mammals / edited by Carl J. Pfeiffer ; with a foreword by Paul E. Nachtigall.

Published Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Pub. Co., 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  572.8195 MOLE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 427 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section I Cetacean Molecular Genetics -- Chapter 1 Molecular Profile of a Resident Community of Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus / Deborah A. Duffield, Randall S. Wells 3 -- Chapter 2 Resource Specialization and the Evolution of Population Genetic Structure in Delphinid Species / A. Rus Hoelzel 12 -- Chapter 3 Mitochondrial DNA Variability of Striped Dolphins in European Waters / Jose Garcia-Martinez, J. Antonio Raga, Andres Moya, Amparo Latorre 21 -- Chapter 4 Inferring Population Structure Through Molecular Genetics: The Case of the Harbor Porpoise / Krystal A. Tolley, Patricia E. Rosel 34 -- Chapter 5 Social and Population Genetic Structure of Sperm Whales Assessed by Molecular Genetic Analyses / Mary C. Dillon, Kenny R. Richard, Hal Whitehead, Jonathan M. Wright 43 -- Chapter 6 Molecular Genetic Studies of Population Structure and Movement Patterns in a Migratory Species: The Beluga Whale, Delphinapterus leucas, in the Western Nearctic / Greg M. O'Corry-Crowe, Andrew E. Dizon, R.S. Suydam, Lloyd F. Lowry 53 -- Chapter 7 Right Whale, Eubalaena, Molecular Ecology / Cathy M. Schaeff 65 -- Chapter 8 Worldwide Distribution and Diversity of Humpback Whale Mitochondrial DNA Lineages / Charles Scott Baker, Luis Medrano-Gonzalez 84 -- Chapter 9 Reconstructing the Rorqual Phylogeny: With Comments on the Use of Molecular and Morphological Data for Systematic Study / Richard G. LeDuc, Andrew E. Dizon 100 -- Chapter 10 Rates of Mitochondrial DNA Evolution Are Slower in Mysticete Relative to Odontocete Cetaceans / Toshiyuki Kimura, Tomowo Ozawa 111 -- Section II Pinniped and Sirenian Molecular Genetics -- Chapter 11 Genetic Variation in Elephant Seals / Niles Lehman, Brent S. Stewart 121 -- Chapter 12 Genetic Diversity and Substructure of the Pacific Harbor Seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi / Margaret M. Lamont 130 -- Chapter 13 Molecular Ecology of Atlantic Harbor Seals, Phoca vitulina / David W. Coltman, Simon J. Goodman, Jonathan M. Wright 138 -- Chapter 14 Interspecific Comparison of Mitochondrial DNA Variation Among Extant Species of Sirenians / Leslee A. Parr, Deborah A. Duffield 152 -- Section III Advances in the Detection of Marine Mammal Diseases -- Chapter 15 Molecular Biology of Morbillivirus Diseases of Marine Mammals / Tom Barrett, Bert K. Rima 161 -- Chapter 16 Immunocytochemical Studies of Morbillivirus Infection in Striped Dolphins / Mariano Domingo 173 -- Chapter 17 Immunohistochemistry of Morbillivirus Infections in Seals, Harbor Porpoises, and Bottlenose Dolphins / Seamus Kennedy, Thomas P. Lipscomb, F. Yvonne Schulman 178 -- Chapter 18 Molecular Identification of the Infective Agent of Lobo's Disease of Dolphins / Elsa M. Haubold, Michael R. McGinnis, Chester R. Cooper, Jr., Daniel F. Cowan 186 -- Chapter 19 Application of ELISA Methodology for Detection of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Antibody Titers in Cetaceans / Bob L. Middlebrooks, John C. Jones, Rhonda A. Patterson 193 -- Chapter 20 Manatees and Brevetoxicosis / Gregory D. Bossart, Daniel G. Baden, Ruth Y. Ewing, Scott D. Wright 205 -- Chapter 21 Cytopathology of Cutaneous Viral Papillomatosis in the Killer Whale, Orcinus orca / Gregory D. Bossart, Susan J. Decker, Ruth Y. Ewing 213 -- Chapter 22 Micronuclei Induction by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Isolated Beluga Whale Skin Fibroblasts / Julie M. Gauthier, Helene Dubeau, Eric Rassart 225 -- Section IV Cellular and Molecular Immunology -- Chapter 23 Cellular Immunology of Cetaceans / Sylvain De Guise 235 -- Chapter 24 Methods for Purification and Study of Cetacean Immunoglobulins / Rhonda A. Patterson, Bob L. Middlebrooks 245 -- Chapter 25 Immune Response, Stress, and Environment: Implications for Cetaceans / Tracy A. Romano, David L. Felten, Suzanne Y. Stevens, J.A. Olschowka, Vito Quaranta, Sam H. Ridgway 253 -- Chapter 26 Immunohistochemistry in Cetaceans / Daniel F. Cowan, Zoran Gatalica 280 -- Chapter 27 Cytokines of Marine Mammals: Biological Properties and Molecular Analysis / Donald P. King, Jeffrey L. Stott 289 -- Chapter 28 Isolation, Cloning, Sequencing, and Expression of Marine Mammal Interleukin 2 / W. Guy Bradley, John E. Reynolds III 300 -- Section V Cell Biology and Ultrastructure -- Chapter 29 Cellular and Molecular Investigations Utilizing a Bottlenose Dolphin Epithelial Cell Line / Michael J. Carvan III, Susan D. Miller, David L. Busbee 313 -- Chapter 30 A Comparative Molecular Cytogenetic Characterization of the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus / Paul Bielec, Dan Gallagher, James Womack, David L. Busbee 328 -- Chapter 31 In Vitro Maturation and Fertilization of Minke Whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, Follicular Oocytes / Yutaka Fukui 344 -- Chapter 32 Cellular Signal Transduction Pathways in Atlantic Spotted Dolphin Renal Cells / Carl J. Pfeiffer, Lucy B. Gray, K. June Mullins 356 -- Chapter 33 Cloning and Expression of Dolphin Opsin Sequences and a Mechanism of Spectral Tuning / Jeffry I. Fasick, Phyllis R. Robinson 364 -- Chapter 34 Fine Structure of the Tapetum Fibrosum, Retinal Epithelium, and Photoreceptors of the Beluga Whale, Delphinapterus leucas / Charlie R. Braekevelt 381 -- Chapter 35 Cellular Ultrastructural and Biochemical Specializations in the Cetacean Epidermis / Carl J. Pfeiffer, Gopinathan K. Menon 396 -- Chapter 36 Cetacean Oral and Lingual Epithelium: Cell and Subcellular Structure / Gopinathan K. Menon, Carl J. Pfeiffer 412.
Other author Pfeiffer, Carl J.
Subject Marine mammals -- Molecular aspects.
Marine mammals -- Cytology.
ISBN 1575240629 (alk. paper)