Use it and lose it: lipofuscin accumulation in the midbrain of a coral reef fish

Gagliano, M., Lema, A.K., Depczynski, M., and Whalan, S. (2011) Use it and lose it: lipofuscin accumulation in the midbrain of a coral reef fish. Journal of Fish Biology, 78 (2). pp. 659-666.

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Abstract

Lipofuscin, an autofluorescent biomarker of physiological wear-and-tear, was concentrated in those areas of a fish's midbrain responsible for visual performance, suggesting a potentially strong link between physiological specialization, ecological adaptation and senescence.

Item ID: 17352
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: ageing; cost of living; oxidative stress; physiological adaptation; sensory specialization; tropical marine fishes; Thalassoma lunare
ISSN: 1095-8649
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2011 23:37
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0606 Physiology > 060602 Animal Physiology - Cell @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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