On the roles of serotonin and dopamine in the settlement of the cyprids of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite (= Amphibalanus amphitrite)

  • L. Gallus | gallus@unige.it
  • S. Ferrando
  • C. Gambardella
  • E. Chelossi
  • M. Faimali
  • V. Piazza
  • G. Maura
  • M. Marcoli
  • G. Tagliafierro

Abstract

In the cyprid of Balanus amphitrite (=Amphibalanus amphitrite) was investigated by settlement tests the role of serotonin, related substances and dopamine. The results indicate an activity of serotonin in B. amphitrite cyprid as settlement inhibitors.

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2011-01-30
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Keywords:
serotonin, dopamine, barnacle, biofouling
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Gallus, L., Ferrando, S., Gambardella, C., Chelossi, E., Faimali, M., Piazza, V., Maura, G., Marcoli, M., & Tagliafierro, G. (2011). On the roles of serotonin and dopamine in the settlement of the cyprids of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite (= Amphibalanus amphitrite). Journal of Biological Research - Bollettino Della Società Italiana Di Biologia Sperimentale, 84(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jbr.2011.4492