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Title: Regression analysis of response of hepatic transcriptome to dietary docosahexaenoic acid in post-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)      
dateReleased:
08-20-2015
description:
The present study aimed to determine the impact of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on the metabolism of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). The effects of diets containing increasing levels of DHA (1 g kg-1, 5 g kg-1, 10 g kg-1, 15 g kg-1 and 20 g kg-1) on the liver transcriptome of post-smolt salmon was determined using regression analysis to elucidate patterns of gene expression and responses of specific metabolic pathways. Total RNA was isolated from liver of individual fish and analyzed using a custom 44K Atlantic salmon oligo-microarray. The expression of up to 911 unique annotated genes was significantly affected by dietary DHA inclusion relative to a low DHA reference diet. Using regression analysis, 797 unique genes were found with a significant linear correlation between expression level and dietary DHA. Gene-Set Enrichment Analysis (GSEA) identified a range of pathways that were significantly affected by dietary DHA content. Pathways that showed a significant response to dietary DHA level included those for long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis, fatty acid elongation, steroid biosynthesis, glycan biosynthesis, protein export and protein processing in the endoplasmic reticulum. These findings suggest that in addition to clear roles in influencing lipid metabolic pathways, DHA also has key functional roles in other biosynthetic pathways distinct from lipid metabolism.
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instance of dataset
ID:
E-MTAB-3180
refinement:
raw
dateSubmitted:
06-29-2012
keywords:
functional genomics
dateModified:
08-24-2015
availability:
available
types:
gene expression
name:
Salmo salar
name:
reference design
ID:
A-MEXP-2065
name:
Atlantic salmon_Salar2_Stirling_AgilentCustom_44K (85 col x 532 rows)
accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-MTAB-3180/E-MTAB-3180.raw.1.zip
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ArrayExpress
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TXT
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download
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none
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none
accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-MTAB-3180/E-MTAB-3180.processed.1.zip
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ArrayExpress
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gzip compressed
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TXT
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download
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abbreviation:
EBI
homePage: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/
ID:
SCR:004727
name:
European Bioinformatics Institute
homePage: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/
ID:
SCR:002964
name:
ArrayExpress