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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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 Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||ageing; cost of living; oxidative stress; physiological adaptation; sensory specialization; tropical marine fishes; Thalassoma lunare|
|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%|
|Deposited On:||28 Jun 2011 09:37|
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