eyestalk


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eyestalk

[′ī‚stȯk]
(invertebrate zoology)
A movable peduncle bearing a terminal eye in decapod crustaceans.
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Any CsRV1-infected animals were removed from the pathogen facility, and the eyestalk ganglia were dissected for the assessment of CsRV1 transcript levels.
It seems that in this work, despite showing an increase of dopamine in the eyestalk at 30 min of exposure, no increase in circulating glucose levels was observed mediated by crustacean hyperglycemic hormone activation, as it has been proposed by several authors (Sarojini et al., 1995; Zou et al., 2003) and whose effect has been shown in Orconectes limosus and Carcinus maenas (Luschen et al., 1993), in Penaeus monodon (Kuo et al., 1995) and Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Kuo & Yang, 1999).
The eyestalks of crustaceans contain the optic lobes and the x-organ/sinus gland, a neuropeptide-secreting neurohemal structure that is analogous to the vertebrate hypothalamuspituitary system.
Then carefully hold the female and squeeze the eyestalk of one side with the heated forceps tip.
Temporal variation in egg and larval productivity of eyestalk ablated spawners of the prawn Penaeus monodon from Cook Bay, Australia.
Key words: Eyestalk ablation, ecdysone induction, hepatopancreas, gene expression
The effects of diets on reproductive performance of eyestalk ablated and intact mud crab Scylla serrata.
Localization of substance P-like, leucine-enkephalin-like, methionine- enkephalinlike, and FMRFamide-like inmunoreactivity in the eyestalk of the fiddler crab, Uca pugilator.
Vitellogenin production induced by eyestalk ablation in juvenile giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii and trial methyl farnesoate administration.