Misra, Chandra Kanta and Das, B K and Pradhan, Jyotirmayee and Pattnaik, Phalguni and Sethi, S N and Mukherjee, S C (2004) Changes in lysosomal enzyme activity and protection against Vibrio infection in Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) post larvae after bath immunostimulation with b-glucan. Fish & Shellfish Immunology , 17 . pp. 389-395.
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Epidemics often strike juveniles or post larvae and this can pose serious economic problems for farmers . Hence, the diseases are especially serious at post larval stages when the prawns are very active and growing fast . Thus, there is a need to increase the non-specific immunity of prawns by utilising immunostimulants so as to provide them with a broad-spectrum defensive ability that includes phagocytosis, encapsulation, nodule formation and production of soluble antimicrobial peptides, which have been known for many years to occur in animals, especially invertebrates, which lack T-lymphocytes or specific immunoglobulins.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Lysozyme; Acid phosphatase; Glucan; Macrobrachium rosenbergii|
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||06 Dec 2010 09:08|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2011 14:31|
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