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INVERTEBRATE MEDICINE, Second Edition BLOG

Hot Topic Article: Simulated climate change causes immune suppression and protein damage in the crustacean Nephrops norvegicus.

This group of Swedish scientists discovered that simulated ocean acidification (year 2100 estimates) and elevated temperature contribute to decreased immune function, as measured by number and function of hemocytes, in the Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus).

Abstract

Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration is causing global warming, which affects oceans by elevating water temperature and reducing pH.  Read More 
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