Transcriptome analysis and characterisation of gill-expressed carbonic anhydrase and other key osmoregulatory genes in freshwater crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus

Ali, Muhammad Yousuf, Pavasovic, Ana, Mather, Peter B., & Prentis, Peter J. (2015) Transcriptome analysis and characterisation of gill-expressed carbonic anhydrase and other key osmoregulatory genes in freshwater crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus. Data in Brief, 5, pp. 187-193.

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Abstract

The pH and salinity balance mechanisms of crayfish are controlled by a set of transport-related genes. We identified a set of the genes from the gill transcriptome from a freshwater crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus using the Illumina NGS-sequencing technology. We identified and characterized carbonic anhydrase (CA) genes and some other key genes involved in systematic acid-base balance and osmotic/ionic regulation. We also examined expression patterns of some of these genes across different sublethal pH levels [1]. A total of 72,382,710 paired-end Illumina reads were assembled into 36,128 contigs with an average length of 800 bp. About 37% of the contigs received significant BLAST hits and 22% were assigned gene ontology terms. These data will assist in further physiological-genomic studies in crayfish.

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ID Code: 95513
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: pH balance, Salinity, Redclaw, Crayfish, Trasport-gene
DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2015.08.018
ISSN: 2352-3409
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Published by Elsevier Inc.
Copyright Statement: This is an open access article under the CC BY license
Deposited On: 12 May 2016 00:36
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 22:29

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