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Hammann, Mareike; Wang, Gaoge; Boo, Sung Min; Aguilar-Rosas, Luis E; Weinberger, Florian (2016): Heat shock resistance traits in specimens of the seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla originating from native and non-native populations. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.859359, Supplement to: Hammann, M et al. (2016): Selection of heat-shock resistance traits during the invasion of the seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla. Marine Biology, 163(5), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-016-2881-3

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Abstract:
We compared the responses of native and non-native populations of the seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla to heat shock in common garden-type experiments. Specimens from six native populations in East Asia and from eight non-native populations in Europe and on the Mexican Pacific coast were acclimated to two sets of identical conditions before their resistance to heat shock was examined. The experiments were carried out twice - one time in the native range in Qingdao, China and one time in the invaded range in Kiel, Germany - to rule out effects of specific local conditions. In both testing sites the non-native populations survived heat shock significantly better than the native populations, The data underlying this statement are presented in https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.859335.
After three hours of heat shock G. vermiculophylla exhibited increased levels of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) and of a specific isoform of haloperoxidase, suggesting that both enzymes could be required for heat shock stress management. However, the elevated resistance toward heat shock of non-native populations only correlated with an increased constitutive expression of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70). The haloperoxidase isoform was more prominent in native populations, suggesting that not only increased HSP70 expression, but also reduced allocation into haloperoxidase expression after heat shock was selected during the invasion history. The data describing expression of HSP70 and three different isoforms of haloperoxidase are presented in https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.859358.
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