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Interpopulation study of three Artemia strains from South India based on cyst membrane proteins
Sugumar, V.; Munuswamy, N. (2006). Interpopulation study of three Artemia strains from South India based on cyst membrane proteins. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86(5): 1097-1100
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154, more
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Keywords
    Cysts; Electrophoresis; Membranes; Proteins; Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]; ISW, India [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Sugumar, V.
  • Munuswamy, N.

Abstract
    Isolated embryonic membranes (i.e. the outer cuticular membrane, the fibrous layer, the inner cuticular membrane and the hatching membrane) of a bisexual and two parthenogenetic strains from South India were examined using sodium dodecyl-sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Interpopulation comparison of the protein patterns revealed variations in the major polypeptides between the three populations. Repeated analyses of the embryonic membrane protein pattern of the same population resulted in the same banding pattern suggesting that the method is reproducible. These differences might be used as markers for identification of different Artemia strains.

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