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Publications (2008)

Almuly, R., Skopal, T., Funkenstein, B.   2008. Regulatory regions in the promoter and first intron of Sparus aurata growth hormone gene: repression of gene activity by a polymorphic minisatellite.
Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (D), 3(1):43-50
Amar, K.O., Chadwick, N.E., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  Coral kin aggregations exhibit mixed allogeneic reactions and enhanced fitness during early ontogeny.
BMC Evol. Biol., 8:126

Amar, K.O., Douek, J., Rabinowitz, C., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  Employing of the amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) methodology as an efficent population genetic tool for symbiotic cnidarians.
Mar. Biotechnol., 10(4):350-357
Atanasova, N., Gal, G., Kompare, B.   2008.  Modelling dinoflagellate dynamics in Lake Kinneret.
Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol., 30(1):100-104
Auslander, M., Yudkovski, Y., Chalifa-Caspi, V., Herut, B., Ophir, R., Reinhardt, R., Neumann, P.M., Tom, M.   2008.   Pollution-affected fish hepatic transcriptome and its expression patterns on exposure to cadmium.
Mar. Biotechnol., 10(3):250-261
Bar Zeev, E., Yogev, T., Man-Aharonovich, D., Kress, N., Herut,  B., Beja,  O., Berman-Frank,  I.   2008. Seasonal dynamics of the endosymbiotic, nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Richelia intracellularis in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
ISME J., 2:911-923
Beer, T., Israel, A., Helman, Y., Kaplan, A. 2008. Acidification and CO2 production in the boundary layer during photosynthsis in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta) C. Agardh.Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):55-60
Ben-Shlomo, R., Motro, U., Paz, G., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  Pattern of settlement and natural chimerism in the colonial urochordate Botryllus schlosseri.
Genetica, 132(1):51-58
Cerda, J., Bobe,J., Babin, P.J., Admon, A., Lubzens, E.   2008.  Functional genomics and proteomic approaches for the study of gamete formation and viability in farmed finfish.
Rev. Fish. Sci., 16(suppl.1):54-70

Cohen, A., Shmoish, M., Levi, L., Cheruti, U., Levavi-Sivan, B., Lubzens, E.   2008.  Alterations in micro-ribonucleic acid expression profiles reveal a novel pathway for estrogen regulation. 
Endocrinology, 149(4):1687-1696
Colorni, A., Ullai, A., Heinisch, G., Noga, E.J.   2008.  Activity of the antimicrobial polypeptide piscidin 2 against fish ectoparasites.
J. Fish Dis., 31(1):423-432
Cuadrado, M., Marques, A., Diamant, A., Sitja-Bobadilla, A., Palenzuela, O., Alvarez-Pellitero, P., Padros, F., Crespo, S.   2008.  Ultrastructure of Enteromyxum leei (Diamant, Lom, Dykova , 1994) (Myxozoa), an enteric parasite infecting gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) and sharpsnout sea bream (Diplodus puntazzo).
J. Euk. Microbiol., 55(3):178-184
Eckert, W., Yacobi, Y.Z.   2008.  Nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics during Peridinium gatunense (Dinoflagellata) blooms in Lake Kinneret.
Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol., 30(1):42-45
Einav, R., Israel, A. 2008. Checklist of seaweeds from the Israeli Mediterranean: taxonomical and ecological approaches. Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):127-191
Elkrwe, H., Elhawaj, H.M., Galil, B.S., Ben Abdallah, A.   2008.  The first record of Percnon gibbesi(H. Milne Edwards, 1853) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Plagusiidae) from the southern rim of the Mediterranean.
Aquat. Invasions, 3(2):235-237
Friedlander, M. 2008. Israel R & D activities in seaweed cultivation. Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):15-28
Funkenstein, B., Rebhan, Y., Balas, V., Pilatner, A., Skopal, T., Nadjar-Boger, E., Du, S.-J. 2008. New insights into the regulation of expression and biological activity of myostatin in fish: Lessons from sea bream. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (A), 151(1):S11-S12
Funkenstein, B., Rebhan, Y., Skopal, T., Radaelli, G. 2008. Structure, gene expression and production of recombinant follistatin from the marine fish Sparus aurata. Cybium, 32(2) suppl.:65
Galil, B.S., Bogi, C. 2008. Mytilopsis sallei (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) established on the Mediterranean coast of Israel. JMBA2 – Biodiversity Records, ref. 6415
Galil, B.S.   2008.  Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea – which, when, where, why?
Hydrobiologia, 606(1):105-116
Glenner, H., Thomsen, P.F., Rybakov, A.V., Galil, B.S., Hoeg, J.T. 2008. The phycology of rhizocephalan parasites of the genus Heterosaccus using molecular and larval data (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala: Sacculinidae). Isr. J. Ecol. Evol., 54(2):223-238
Gordon, N., Colorni, A.   2008.  Prymnesium parvum, an ichthyotoxic alga in an ornamental fish farm in southern Israel.
Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh, 60(1):5-8
Goren, M., Yokes, M.B., Galil, B.S., Diamant, A. 2008. Indo-Pacific cardinal fishes in the Mediterranean Sea – new records of Apogon smithi from Turkey and A. queketti from Israel. JMBA2 – Biodiversity Records, ref. 6417
Hadas, E., Ilan, M., Shpigel, M.   2008.  Oxygen consumption by a coral reef sponge.
J. Exp. Biol., 211:2185-2190
Hadas, O., Wu, T., Agnihotri, R., Altabet, M.   2008.  Nitrogen isotope composition of particulate organic matter (POM) in Lake Kinneret, Israel.
Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol., 30(4):573-576
Hambright, K.D. 2008. Long-term zooplankton body size and species changes in a subtropical lake: implications for lake management. Arch. Hydrobiol., 173(1):1-13
Hambright, K.D., Zohary, T., Eckert, W., Schwartz, S.S., Schelske, C.L., Laird, K.R., Leavitt, P.R. 2008.  Exploitation and destabilization of a warm, freshwater ecosystem through engineered hydrological change.
Ecol. Appl., 18(7):1591-1603
Heinisch, G., Corriero, A., Medina, A., Abascal, F.J., de la Serna, J.-M., Vassallo-Agius, R.,  Rios, A.B., Garcia, A., de la Gandara, F., Fauvel, C., Bridges, C.R., Mylonas, C.C., Karakulak, S.F., Oray, I., De Metrio, G., Rosenfeld, H., Gordin, H.   2008.  Spatial-temporal pattern of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus L. 1758) gonad maturation across the Mediterraean Sea.
Mar. Biol., 154:623-630
Hillmer, I., van Reenen, P., Imberger, J., Zohary, T.   2008.  Phytoplankton patchiness and their role in the modelled productivity of a large, seasonally stratified lake.
Ecol. Modelling, 218:49-59
Hoffman, R., Israel, A., Lipkin, Y., Dubinsky, Z., Iluz, D. 2008. First record of two seaweeds from the Israeli Mediterranean: Galaxaura rugosa (J. Ellis and Solander) J.V. Lamouroux (Rhodophyta) and Codium adhaerens C. Agardh (Chlorophyta).Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):123-126
Israel, A., Stambler, N., Dubinsky, Z., Friedlander, M., Malik, Z., Rothman, C., Katz, S. 2008. Light absorption and fluorescence, and photoacclimation features in the marine macroalga Porphyra leucosticta (Rhodophyta).Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):61-68
Junier, P., Kim, O.-K., Hadas, O., Imhoff, J.F., Witzel, K.-P.   2008.  Evaluation  of  PCR primer selectivity and phylogenetic specificity by using amplification of 16S rRNA genes from betaproteobacterial ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in environmental samples.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 74(16):5231-5236
Junier, P., Kim, O.-K., Witzel, K.-P., Imhoff, J.F., Hadas, O.   2008.  Habitat partitioning  of denitrifying bacterial communities carrying nirS or nirK genes in the stratified water column of Lake Kinneret, Israel.
Aquat. Microbial. Ecol., 51:129-140
Kamenir, Y., Dubinsky, Z., Zohary, T. 2008. Consistent annual patterns of water mass occupancy are revealed by taxonomic units of Lake Kinneret phytoplankton.Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):91-101
Kamenir, Y., Winder, M., Dubinsky, Z., Zohary, T., Schladow, G.   2008.  Lake Tahoe vs. Lake Kinneret phytoplankton: comparison of long-term taxonomic size structure consistency.
Aquat. Sci., 70:195-203
Kvitt, H., Heinisch, G., Diamant, A.   2008.  Detection and phylogeny of Lymphocystivirus in sea bream Sparus aurata based on the DNA polymerase gene and major capsid protein sequences.
Aquaculture, 275:58-63
Levi, L., Levavi,-Sivan, B., Lubzens, E.   2008.  Expression of genes associated with retinoid metabolism in the trout ovarian follicle.
Biol. Reprod., 79(3):570-577
Litaor, M.I., Eshel, G., Sade, R., Rimmer, A., Shenker, M.   2008.  Hydrogeological characterization of an altered wetland.
J. Hydrol., 349(3-4):333-349
Lubzens, E., Levi, L., Cohen, A., Levavi-Sivan, B.   2008.  Vitellogenesis in fish: new insights from studies on model species.
EAS Spec. Publ., 37:393-394
Mahowald, N., Jickells, T.D., Baker, A.R., Artaxo, P., Benitez-Nelson, C.R., Bergametti, G., Bond, T.C., Chen, Y., Cohen, D.D., Herut, B., Kubilay, N., Losno, R., Luo, C., Maenhaut, W., McGeee, K.A., Okin, G.S., Siefert, R.L., Tsukuda, S. 2008. Global distribution of atmospheric phosphorus sources, concentrations and deposition rates, and anthropogenic impacts. Global Biochem. Cycles, 22, GB4026, doi:10.1029/2008GB003240
Masseret, E., Sukenik, A. 2008. Amplified rDNA restriction analysis (ARDRA) for monitoringof potentially toxic cyanobacteria in water samples.Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):75-82
Msuya, F.E., Neori, A. 2008. Effect of water aeration and nutrient load level on biomass yield, N uptake and protein content of the seaweed Ulva lactuca cultured in seawater tanks. J. Appl. Phycol., 20(6):1021-1031
Neori, A. 2008. Essential role of seaweed cultivation in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture farms for global expansion of mariculture: an analysis. J. Appl. Phycol., 20:567-570
Oren, M., Escande, M., Paz, G., Fishelson, Z., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  Urochordate histoincompatible interactions activate vertebrate-like coagulation system components.
PLoS ONE, 3(9):e3123
Ostrovsky, I., McGinnis, D.F., Lapidus, L., Eckert, W.   2008.  Quantifying  gas ebullition with echosounder: the role of methane transport by bubbles in a medium-sized lake.
Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods, 6:105-118
Ostrovsky, I., Sukenik, A.   2008.  Spatial heterogeneity of biogeochemical parameters in a subtropical lake.
In: Mohanty, P.K., (Ed.), Monitoring and modelling lakes and coastal environments. Springer, pp. 79-90
Patruno, M., Sivieri, S., Poltronieri, C., Sacchetto, R., Maccatrozzo, L., Martinello, T., Funkenstein, B., Radaelli, G.   2008.  Real-time polymerase chain reaction, in situ hybridization and immunohistochemical localization of insulin-like growth factor-I and myostatin during development of Dicentrarchus labrax (Pisces: Osteichthyes).
Cell Tissue Res., 331(3):643-658
Perlberg, S.T., Diamant, A., Ofir, R., Zilberg, D.   2008.  Characterization of swim bladder non-inflation (SBN) in angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare (Schultz), and the effect of exposure to methylene blue.
J. Fish Dis., 31(3):215-228
Radaelli, G., Poltronieri, C., Bertotto, D., Funkenstein, B., Simontacci, C.   2008.  Cellular localization of insulin-like growth factor II protein in the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from hatching  to adult.
Histol. Histopathol., 23(5):523-530
Rebhan, Y., Funkenstein, B. 2008. Inhibition of fish myostatin activity by recombinant fish follistatin and myostatin prodomain: potential implications for enhancing muscle growth in farmed fish. Aquaculture, 284:231-238
Rimmer, A., Ostrovsky, I., Yacobi, Y.Z.   2008.  Light availability for Chlorobium phaeobacteroides development in Lake Kinneret.
J. Plankton Res., 39(7):765-776
Rinkevich, B. 2008. Management of coral reefs: we have gone wrong when neglecting active reefrestoration.Mar. Pollut. Bull., 56(11):1821-1824
Rinkevich, Y., Rinkevich, B., Reshef, R.   2008.  Cell signaling and transcription factor genes expressed during whole body regeneration in a colonical chordate.
BMC Dev. Biol., 8:100
Rosen, D.   2008.  Monitoring boundary conditions at Mediterranean basin – key element for reliable assessment of climate change, variability and impacts at Mediterranean basin shores.
CIESM Workshop Monogr., (34):107-111
Rudstam, L.G., Knudsen, F.R., Balk, H., Gal., G., Boscarino, B.T., Axenrot, T. 2008. Acoustic characterization of Mysis relicta at multiple frequencies. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 65(12):2769-2779
Rudstam, L.G., Schaner, T., Gal, G., Boscarino, B.T., O’Gorman, R., Warner, D.M., Johannsson, O.E., Bowen, K.L. 2008. Hydroacoustic measures of Mysis relicta abundance and distribution in Lake Ontario. Aquat. Ecosyst. Health Manage., 11(4):355-367
Seginer, I., Mozes, N., Lahav, O.   2008.  A design study on the optimal water refreshment rate in recirculating aquaculture systems.
Aquacult. Eng., 38(3):171-180
Shafir, S., Gur, O., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  A Drupella cornus outbreak in the northern Gulf of Eilat and changes in coral prey.
Coral Reefs, 27(2):379
Shaish, L., Levy, G., Gomez, E., Rinkevich, B.   2008.  Fixed and suspended coral nurseries in the Philippines: establishing the first step in the “gardening concept” of reef restoration.
J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 358:86-97
Shalev-Malul, G., Lieman-Hurwitz, J., Viner-Mozzini,Y., Sukenik, A., Gaathon, A., Lebendiker, M., Kaplan, A.   2008.  An AbrB-like protein might be involved in the regulation of cylindrospermopsin production by Aphanizomenon ovalisporum.
Environ. Microbiol., 10(4):988-999
Shilo, E., Ashkenazy, Y., Rimmer, A., Assouline, S., Mahrer, Y.   2008.  Wind spatial variability and topographic wave frequency.
J. Phys., Oceanogr., 38(9):2085-2096
Tchernov, D., Livne, A., Kaplan, A., Sukenik, A. 2008. The kinetic properties of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase may explain the high apparent photosynthetic affinity of Nannochloropsis sp. to ambient inorganic carbon. Isr. J. Plant Sci., 56(1-2):37-44
Voskoboynik, A., Soen, Y., Rinkevich, Y., Rosner, A., Ueno, H., Reshef, R., Ishizuka, K.J., Palmeri, K.J., Moiseeva, E., Rinkevich, B., Weissman, I.L. 2008.Identification of the endostyle as a stem cell niche in a colonial chordate.Cell Stem Cell, 3(4):456-464
Wizen, G., Galil, B.S., Shlagman, A., Gasith, A.   2008.  First record of red swamp caryfish,Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Cambaridae) in Israel – too late to eradicate?
Aquat. Invasions, 3(2):179-183
Yacobi, Y.Z., Nishri, A.   2008.  Cellular phosphorus charging: the distinctive case of the bloom-forming dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense (Dinophyceae).
Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol., 30(1):46-49
Yacobi, Y.Z., Ostrovsky, I.   2008.  Downward flux of organic matter and pigments in Lake Kinneret (Israel): relationships between phytoplankton and the material collected in sediment traps.
J. Plankton Res., 30(10):1189-1202
Yahel, G., Yahel, R., Katz, T., Lazar, B., Herut, B., Tunnicliffe, V. 2008. Fish activity: a major mechanism for sediment resuspension and organic matter remineralization in coastal marine sediments. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 372:195-209
Yudkovski,Y., Rogowska-Wrzesinska, A., Yankelevich, I., Shefer, E.,  Herut, B., Tom, M.   2008. Quantitative immunochemical evaluation of fish metallothionein upon exposure to cadmium.
Mar. Environ. Sci., 65:427-436
Zhang, T., Lubzens, E. 2008. Cryopreservation of fish oocytes. In: Cabrita, E., Robles, V., Herraez, P. (Eds.), Methods in reproductive aquaculture: marine and freshwater species. CRC, pp. 251-263
Ziv, T., Gattegno, T., Chapovetsky, V., Wolf, H., Barnea, E., Lubzens, E., Admon, A.   2008. Comparative proteomics of the developing fish (zebrafish and gilthead seabream) oocytes.
Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (D), 3(1):12-35
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