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By Eugene H Kaplan

Portrays the ecology and formation of coral reefs and describes some of the animals that inhabit the reefs of southern Florida and the Caribbean

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2006) for experimental design strategies for using microarrays in genetical genomics studies. , 2007). Finally, a large eQTL analysis project with a large number of genotyping and microarray assays represents an expensive venture that is not affordable for most laboratories working with aquaculture species. Although new and improved technologies with lower costs per data P1: SFK/UKS P2: SFK BLBS108-c01 Saroglia 18 May 11, 2012 8:8 Trim: 246mm×189mm Functional Genomics in Aquaculture point are available, the cost of genotyping and genome-wide transcriptional profiling needs to be reduced for implementation in aquaculture.

In the given example, the gene on the very left are expressed at a very high level, and the gene in the middle is expressed at a relatively lower level. See color insert. , 2011). The applications of RNA-Seq in aquaculture species are focused on these aspects: (1) Gene expression profiling, (2) Transcriptome characterization and gene annotation, and (3) Identification of gene-associated markers. RNA-Seq can be used to identify differentially expressed genes under different treatments by measuring the expression level.

2008). eQTL analysis is the straightforward integration of traditional linkage analysis and global gene expression profiling. Both gene expression data and DNA marker data are collected in tissue samples from genetically related individuals. 1 Some examples of QTL studies of aquaculture species. , 2010 McClelland and Naish, 2010 Rainbow trout Rainbow trout Life history Spawning time Rainbow trout Rainbow trout Rainbow trout Rainbow trout Rainbow trout Arctic charr Osmoregulation capacities Development rate Whirling disease resistance Growth Smoltification Body weight, condition factor and age of sexual maturation Salinity tolerance Growth Body weight, morphometric traits and stress response Sex determination and body growth Sex determination Muscle fiber-related QTL Disease resistance Growth Resistance against summer mortality Size-related traits Growth-related traits Growth Arctic charr Asian seabass European seabass Gilthead Sea bream Tilapia Common carp Eastern oyster Pacific Oyster Pacific oyster Zhikong scallop Pacific abalone Blacklip abalone or disease resistance.

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