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Nutitional and immunostimulating characteristics of isogenic yeast mutants in Artemia

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Dutch title: Nutritionele en immunostimulerende karakteristeiken van isogene gistmutanten bij Artemia
Period: January 2004 till December 2006
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Immunostimulation; Yeast
Taxonomic term: Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Dierlijk Productie; Laboratorium voor Aquacultuur en Artemia Reference Center (ARC), more, partner
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie; Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen (FWO), more, sponsor

Abstract:
Artemia can be cultured in axenic conditions, which allows to test live feed. Isogenic yeast mutant that harbor mutations for genes involved in cell wall synthesis, will be tested as feed. These feeds differ not only in nutritional value, but probably also in immunostimulating characteristics , as those mutations influence the beta-glucan content of the cell wall.

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