Immunomodulatory potential of marine secondary metabolites against bacterial diseases of shrimp

Joseph, Selvin and Huxley, A J and Lipton, A P (2004) Immunomodulatory potential of marine secondary metabolites against bacterial diseases of shrimp. Aquaculture, 230 (1-4). pp. 241-248.

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    Abstract

    Shrimp disease management using bioactive marine secondary metabolites (MSMs) was developed as a package of practice for the sustainable shrimp farming. Therefore, the effect of MSMs on the host defense factors of shrimp was evaluated in the present study. Findings indicated that Ulva diet significantly increase the defense factors such as haemogram, agglutination index, phagocytic rate, bacterial clearance and serum bactericidal activity of treated shrimps over the control group. Based on the gut bacterial load, Ulva diet was considered as proactive drug whereas Dendrilla diet was determined as a curative agent.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: marine secondary metabolite; bacterial disease; shrimp disease; Penaeus monodon; Dendrill nigra; Ulva fasciata
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries
    Fish Diseases
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2010 10:06
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:34
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5770

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