What is it about?

This work evaluates the effect of continuous light on gene expression pathways leading to a fast-growth phenotype in fish. It provides a global understanding of the molecular pathways involved, their implications and the potential mechanisms behind their plasticity.

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Why is it important?

It generates a better understanding of the plasticity of vertebrates and how they can cope and take advantage of apparent negative cues

Perspectives

We trust this work might serve as an interesting point of discussion between evolutionary biologists, physiologists, producers and welfare researchers

Dr Carlos Cristian Martínez-Chávez
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo

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This page is a summary of: Shining light on the transcriptome: Molecular regulatory networks leading to a fast-growth phenotype by continuous light in an environmentally sensitive teleost (Atherinopsidae), Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B Biology, October 2022, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2022.112550.
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