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Investigation of the role of anti-freeze glyco-proteins in the circulation system of Antarctic fish
Entry ID: K014_2009_2010_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: In order to investigate how Antarctic fish deal with ice in their blood circulatory system, Trematomus bernacchii and Pagothenia borchgrevinki Antarctic fish were captured for experimental investigation. A variety of biochemical techniques were used to isolate Anti-Freeze Glyco-Proteins (AFGPs) from Antarctic fish blood, which was then conjugated directly to a fluorescent marker. We synthesised ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.64   S: -77.88   E: 166.31   W: 166.77
Min Depth: 05 Max Depth: 600

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-12-06
Stop Date: 2010-01-13
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Quality All samples are held by the investigator at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 xtn 87245
Fax: +64 9 373 7415
Email: c.evans at auckland.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Section
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Postal Code: 1142
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Peltier, R., Brimble, M.A., Wojnar, J.M., Williams, D.E., Evans, C.W. and DeVries, A.L. (2010), Synthesis and antifreeze activity of fish antifreeze glycoproteins and their analogues., Chemical Science, 1, 538-551, doi:10.1039/c0sc00194e
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-04-04

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