Special Issue "Functional Genomics in Aquatic Species – Gene Expression and Epigenetic Modifications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 June 2023) | Viewed by 285
Interests: aquaculture; fish welfare; fish transcriptomics; gene expression
Aquatic animals are of great ecological and economic importance and are studied with the aim of understanding basic biological processes by providing insights into the structure and function of higher vertebrate systems. Furthermore, such studies intend to answer questions mainly related to animal production or environmental interactions. Technological advances, mainly in sequencing technologies, enhanced our ability to study various molecular components and expanded our knowledge in transcriptomics and epitranscriptomics across many aquatic organisms. Cultured aquatic animals are studied mainly focusing on reproduction, development, nutrition, growth and responses to stress and diseases. In addition, model aquatic organisms are broadly used for the study of fundamental systems in biology, as well as environmental stressors such as toxicology and infection. The aim of this Special Issue is to collect the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research conducted in functional genomics of aquatic animals. We invite you to share your scientific expertise in transcriptomics and epigenetics of aquatic organisms.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Emmanouil Malandrakis
Dr. Ioannis Konstantinidis
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- aquatic animals
- gene expression