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National Center for Mariculture

Angelo Colorni

Tel: 08 6361427

Senior Scientist

Ph.D. 1993, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
At IOLR since 1978

Research interests:
Infectious Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.
Marine Pharmacology (antibiotics from marine organisms in particular) .

Selected publications:
Colorni, A. (2008) Diseases caused by Ciliophora. In: J. Eiras, H. Segner and T. Wahli (eds), Fish Diseases, Science Publishers, Inc., New Hampshire, USA.

Colorni, A., Ullal, A., Heinisch, G. and Noga, E.J. (2008). Activity of the antimicrobial polypeptide piscidin 2 against fish ectoparasites J. Fish Dis. 31:423-432.

Gordon, N., Colorni, A., (2008). Prymnesium parvum, an ichthyotoxic alga in an ornamental fish farm in Southern Israel. Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh 60:5-8.

Yip, M.J., Porter, J.L., Fyfe, J.A.M., Lavender, C.J., Portaels, F., Rhodes, M., Kator, H., Colorni, A., Jenkin, G.A. and Stinear, T. (2007). Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans and other mycolactone-producing mycobacteria from a common Mycobacterium marinum progenitor. J. Bacteriol. 189:2021-2029.

Levy, M.G., Poore, M.F., Colorni, A., Noga, E.J., Vandersea, M.W. and Litaker, R.W. (2007). A highly specific PCR assay for detecting the fish ectoparasite Amyloodinium ocellatum. Dis. Aquat. Org. 73:219-226.

Ranger, B.S., Mahrous, E.A., Mosi, L., Adusumilli S., Lee, R.E., Colorni, A., Rhodes, M. and Small P.L.C. (2006). Globally distributed mycobacterial fish pathogens produce a novel plasmid-encoded toxic macrolide, mycolactone F. Infect. Immun. 74:6037-6045.

Silphaduang, U., Colorni, A. and Noga, E.J. (2006). Evidence for widespread distribution of piscidin antimicrobial peptides in teleost fish. Dis. Aquat. Org. 72:241-252.

Korun, J., Olgac, V., Akgun-Dar, K., Colorni, A. and Diamant, A. (2005). Mycobacteriosis in European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax L., cultured in Turkey. Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh 57:215-222.

Diamant, A., Ucko, M., Paperna, I., Colorni, A. and Lipshitz, A. (2005) Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivalvulidae) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: redescription and molecular phylogeny. J. Parasitol. 91:1175-1189.

Colorni, A. and Diamant, A. (2005). Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of marine fish. Dis. Aquat. Org. 65:177-180.
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