Assessment of haemic neoplasia in different soft shell clam Mya arenaria populations from eastern Canada by flow cytometry
Diagnosis of haemic neoplasia (HN) in the soft shell clam, Mya arenaria, is often achieved by hematocytology and histology. Since neoplastic cells display tetraploid DNA contents, haemocyte cell cycle analysis was developed for use as a diagnosis tool. The aim of this study was to assess the applica...
Proteomic and biochemical approaches to investigate the interactions between the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica and the MSX parasite, Haplosporidium nelsoni
The host parasite system of the MSX parasite, Haplosporidium nelsoni, in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, poses many challenges for experimental study. The interactions that are involved in the development of the typically high prevalence and intensities of disease encountered in certain e...