Metabolic profiling of environmental stress in Scleractinian corals

Gordon, Benjamin R. (2020) Metabolic profiling of environmental stress in Scleractinian corals. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Ben Gordon studied the effects of environmental stress on the metabolome of reef-building corals. His research produced the first extraction and analysis protocol for coral metabolomics and identified machine learning methods to classify the functional state of corals under a variety of conditions. His work has provided novel biomarkers of coral health and directions for implementing metabolomics biomonitoring.

Item ID: 78211
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: metabolomics, symbiodinium, coral LC-MS, NMR, extraction, machine learning, coral health
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2020 Benjamin R. Gordon.
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Gordon, Benjamin R., Leggat, William, and Motti, Cherie A. (2013) Extraction protocol for nontargeted NMR and LC-MS metabolomics-based analysis of hard coral and their algal symbionts. In: Roessner, Ute, and Dias, Daniel Anthony, (eds.) Metabolomics Tools for Natural Product Discovery. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1055 . Humana Press, New York, NY, USA, pp. 129-147.

Gordon, Benjamin R., and Leggat, William (2010) Symbiodinium-invertebrate symbioses and the role of metabolomics. Marine Drugs, 8 (10). pp. 2546-2568.

Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2023 23:21
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3101 Biochemistry and cell biology > 310101 Analytical biochemistry @ 100%
SEO Codes: 18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1805 Marine systems and management > 180504 Marine biodiversity @ 50%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280102 Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences @ 50%
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