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Vol. 53, No. 4, 1999
Issue release date: April 1999
Section title: Original Paper
Brain Behav Evol 1999;53:173–179
(DOI:10.1159/000006592)

Incorporation of Dietary Docosahexaenoic Acid into the Central Nervous System of the Yellowtail Seriola quinqueradiata

Masuda R.a · Takeuchi T.b · Tsukamoto K.a · Sato H.b · Shimizu K.c · Imaizumi K.c
aOcean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Nakano, Tokyo, bTokyo University of Fisheries, Minato, Tokyo, cKamiura Branch of Japan Sea Farming Association, Tsui, Kamiura, Minamiamabe, Oita, Japan

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Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: April 29, 1999
Issue release date: April 1999

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 5
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0006-8977 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9743 (Online)

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Abstract

In order to show the involvement of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the development of the central nervous system (CNS) in carangid fish, we conducted tracer experiments by feeding radioactive DHA to larval yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata). Artemia nauplii were enriched with 14C-labeled DHA and fed to larval yellowtail for eight or ten days. Autoradiography of frozen sections, using both electric imaging plates and X-ray sensitive film, clearly showed that DHA was incorporated into and retained in the brain, spinal cord, and eyes. The brain, eyes, gill raker, liver, guts, and other muscle and bone structures were dissected, and radioactivity was measured in each organ by liquid scintillation counter. The results of this study suggest the incorporation of DHA into the brain. Considering our previous results indicating that DHA-free fish cannot form schools, we conclude that the incorporation of DHA into the brain might be a critical factor in the ontogeny of schooling behavior.


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: April 29, 1999
Issue release date: April 1999

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 5
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0006-8977 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9743 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/BBE


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