Short lifespan and apoptosis in Aphia minuta

V. Caputo, G. Candi, E. Arneri, M. La Mesa, C. Cinti, M. Provinciali, P. Nisi Cerioni, A. Gregorini

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Evidence is presented that apoptosis of intestinal enterocytes is implicated in adult mortality immediately after the breeding season in Aphia minuta, a paedomorphic goby that spends its whole life cycle of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)775-779
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2002


  • Ageing
  • Aphia minuta
  • Apoptosis
  • Intestine
  • Mortality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science


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