The majority of bioadhesives secreted by animals are composed of proteins that allow permanent or reversible links to the substrate. In the marine environment, these glues are efficient in wet conditions and could thus potentially represent useful alternatives to synthetic adhesives, particularly for biomedical applications.
The present study, was aimed to improve our understanding of the environmental conditions that allowed the colonization of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, in the Bay of Brest since its introduction in the 1960s. It was also aimed to evaluate the potential consequences of future climate change on its reproductive success and further expansion.
“Cracking the code of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome”
IUEM, A215, le 18/12/2018