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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (4): 577–586.
Published: 15 February 2008
... and expression of stress proteins (heat shock proteins HSP60, HSP70 and HSP90) and metallothioneins in isolated gill and hepatopancreas cells of the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica . Our study showed that exposure to cadmium resulted in a dose-dependent increase in the rate of protein synthesis in oyster...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2517–2524.
Published: 15 July 2003
... by this species. One full-length clone of 1196 nucleotides (GenBank accession number AY034179) hybridized with a 1200-nucleotide band on northern blots and encoded a 100-amino-acid protein that was identified as belonging to the metallothionein (MT) family. L. littorea MT shared 45% and 56% identity...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3367–3376.
Published: 1 November 2002
...E. David Thompson; Gregory D. Mayer; Patrick J. Walsh; Christer Hogstrand SUMMARY Female squirrelfish (Holocentridae) accumulate higher concentrations of hepatic zinc than any other known organism. In the liver cells, up to 70% of zinc is bound to metallothionein (MT), which is expressed...