Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems

Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems

Editor(s): Doris Abele, José Pablo Vázquez-Medina, Tania Zenteno-Savín

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011 04:21AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444335484

Online ISBN: 9781444345988

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345988

About this Book

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are  increasingly appreciated as down-stream effectors of cellular damage and dysfunction under natural and anthropogenic stress scenarios in aquatic systems. This comprehensive volume describes oxidative stress phenomena in different climatic zones and groups of organisms, taking into account specific habitat conditions and how they affect susceptibility to ROS damage.

A comprehensive and detailed methods section is included which supplies complete protocols for analyzing ROS production, oxidative damage, and antioxidant systems. Methods are also evaluated with respect to applicability and constraints for different types of research.

The authors are all internationally recognized experts in particular fields of oxidative stress research.

This comprehensive reference volume is essential for students, researchers, and technicians in the field of ROS research, and also contains information useful for veterinarians, environmental health professionals, and decision makers.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Climate Regions and Special Habitats

    1. Chapter 2

      Oxidative Challenges in Polar Seas (pages 20–40)

      Francesco Regoli, Maura Benedetti, Andreas Krell and Doris Abele

    2. Chapter 3

      Oxidative Stress in Estuarine and Intertidal Environments (Temperate and Tropical) (pages 41–57)

      Carolina A. Freire, Alexis F. Welker, Janet M. Storey, Kenneth B. Storey and Marcelo Hermes-Lima

    3. Chapter 6

      Migrating to the Oxygen Minimum Layer: Euphausiids (pages 89–98)

      Nelly Tremblay, Tania Zenteno-Savín, Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez and Alfonso N. Maeda-Martínez

    4. Chapter 8

      Iron in Coastal Marine Ecosystems: Role in Oxidative Stress (pages 115–126)

      Paula Mariela González, Dorothee Wilhelms-Dick, Doris Abele and Susana Puntarulo

    5. Chapter 9

      Oxidative Stress in Coral-Photobiont Communities (pages 127–137)

      Marco A. Liñán-Cabello, Michael P. Lesser, Laura A. Flores-Ramírez, Tania Zenteno-Savín and Héctor Reyes-Bonilla

  2. Part II: Aquatic Respiration and Oxygen Sensing

    1. Chapter 11

      Oxidative Stress in Sharks and Rays (pages 157–164)

      Roberto I. López-Cruz, Alcir Luiz Dafre and Danilo Wilhelm Filho

    2. Chapter 13

      Ischemia/Reperfusion in Diving Birds and Mammals: How they Avoid Oxidative Damage (pages 178–189)

      Tania Zenteno-Savín, José Pablo Vázquez-medina, Nadiezhda Cantú-Medellín, Paul J. Ponganis and Robert Elsner

  3. Part III: Marine Animal Models for aging, Development, and Disease

    1. Chapter 14

      Aging in Marine Animals (pages 191–207)

      Eva E. R. Philipp, Julia Strahl and Alexey A. Sukhotin

  4. Part IV: Marine Animal Stress Response and Biomonitoring

    1. Chapter 20

      Starvation, Energetics, and Antioxidant Defenses (pages 281–294)

      Amalia E. Morales, Amalia Pérez-Jiménez, Miriam Furné and Helga Guderley

    2. Chapter 23

      Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress: Benefits and Drawbacks for their Application in Biomonitoring of Aquatic Environments (pages 317–326)

      Josémaría Monserrat, Rafaela Elias Letts, Josencler L. Ribas Ferreira, Juliane Ventura-Lima, Lílian L. Amado, Alessandra M. Rocha, Stefania Gorbi, Raffaella Bocchetti, Maura Benedetti and Francesco Regoli

  5. Part V: Methods of Oxidative Stress Detection

    1. Chapter 25

      Role of Singlet Molecular Oxygen in the Oxidative Damage to Biomolecules (pages 344–358)

      Graziella Eliza Ronsein, Glaucia Regina Martinez, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Sayuri Miyamoto, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros and Paolo Di Mascio

    2. Chapter 27

      Spectrophotometric Assays of Antioxidants (pages 367–380)

      Francesco Regoli, Raffaella Bocchetti and Danilo Wilhelm Filho

    3. Chapter 28

      Evaluation of Glutathione Status in Aquatic Organisms (pages 381–388)

      Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Danilo Grunig Humberto Silva, Afonso Celso Dias Bainy, Florêncio Porto Freitas, Flávia Daniela Motta, Osmar Francisco Gomes, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros and Paolo Di Mascio

    4. Chapter 34

      Evaluation of Malondialdehyde Levels (pages 440–447)

      Sayuri Miyamoto, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Lílian Nogueira, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros and Paolo Di Mascio

    5. Chapter 37

      Evaluation of Oxidative DNA Damage in Aquatic Animals: Comet Assays and 8-Oxo-7,8-Dihidro-2′-Deoxyguanosine Levels (pages 465–474)

      José Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Glaucia Regina Martinez, Flávia Daniela Motta, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros and Paolo Di Mascio

    6. Chapter 38

      Evaluation of DNA Adducts Formed by Lipid Peroxidation by-Products (pages 475–486)

      Camila Carriãao Machado Garcia, José Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Eduardo Alves de Almeida, Marisa Helena Gennari de Medeiros and Paolo Di Mascio

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