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Dr Monica Betancor

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Institute of Aquaculture Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Monica Betancor

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Betancor M, Laurent G, Ortega A, de la Gándara F, Tocher D & Mourente G (2019) Taurine metabolism and effects of inclusion levels in rotifer (Brachionus rotundiformis, Tschugunoff, 1921) on Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus, L.) larvae. Aquaculture, 510, pp. 353-363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.05.040

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Ruiz MA, Hernandez-Ruiz CM, Caballero MJ, Fernandez-Palacios H, Saleh R, Izquierdo MS & Betancor MB (2019) Appearance of systemic granulomatosis is modulated by the dietary supplementation of vitamin E and C in meagre (Argyrosomus regius) larvae fed inert microdiets [Supplementation of vitamin E and C prevent granulomatosis in meagre larvae]. Aquaculture, 506, pp. 139-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.03.032

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Ruiz MA, Hernández-Cruz CM, Caballero MJ, Fernandez-Palacios H, Saleh R, Izquierdo M & Betancor MB (2019) Incidence of systemic granulomatosis is modulated by the feeding sequence and type of enrichment in meagre (Argyrosomus regius) larvae [Nutritional prevention of granulomatosis in meagre larvae]. Aquaculture Research, 50 (1), pp. 284-295. https://doi.org/10.1111/are.13896

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Ruiz MA, Betancor MB, Robaina L, Montero D, Hernández-Cruz CM, Izquierdo MS, Rosenlund G, Fontanillas R & Caballero MJ (2019) Dietary combination of vitamin E, C and K affects growth, antioxidant activity, and the incidence of systemic granulomatosis in meagre (Argyrosomus regius). Aquaculture, 498, pp. 606-620. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.08.078

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Betancor MB, Ortega A, de la Gandara F, Tocher DR & Mourente G (2018) Performance, feed utilization, and hepatic metabolic response of weaned juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus L.): Effects of dietary lipid level and source. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10695-018-0587-9

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Betancor M, Li K, Bucerzan V, Sprague M, Sayanova O, Usher S, Han L, Norambuena F, Torrisen O, Napier JA, Tocher DR & Olsen RE (2018) Oil from transgenic Camelina sativa containing over 25 % n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids as the major lipid source in feed for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). British Journal of Nutrition, 119 (12), pp. 1378-1392. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114518001125

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Mesa-Rodriguez A, Hernandez-Cruz CM, Betancor M, Fernández-Palacios H, Izquierdo MS & Roo J (2018) Effect of increasing docosahexaenoic acid content in weaning diets on survival, growth and skeletal anomalies of longfin yellowtail (Seriola rivoliana, Valenciennes 1833). Aquaculture Research, 49 (3), pp. 1200-1209. https://doi.org/10.1111/are.13573

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Torrecillas S, Betancor M, Caballero MJ, Rivero F, Robaina L, Izquierdo MS & Montero D (2018) Supplementation of arachidonic acid rich oil in European sea bass juveniles (Dicentrarchus labrax) diets: Effects on growth performance, tissue fatty acid profile and lipid metabolism. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 44 (1), pp. 283-300. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10695-017-0433-5

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Houston S, Karalazos V, Tinsley J, Betancor M, Martin SAM, Tocher DR & Monroig O (2017) The compositional and metabolic responses of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) to a gradient of dietary fish oil and associated n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid content. British Journal of Nutrition, 118 (12), pp. 1010-1022. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114517002975

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Benitez-Dorta V, Caballero MJ, Betancor M, Manchado M, Tort L, Torrecillas S, Zamorano MJ, Izquierdo MS & Montero D (2017) Effects of thermal stress on the expression of glucocorticoid receptor complex linked genes in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis): Acute and adaptive stress responses. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 252, pp. 173-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.06.022

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Dantagnan P, Gonzalez K, Hevia M, Betancor M, Hernández A, Borquez A & Montero D (2017) Effect of the arachidonic acid/vitamin E interaction on the immune response of juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) challenged against Piscirickettsia salmonis. Aquaculture Nutrition, 23 (4), pp. 710-720. https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.12438

Meeting Abstract

Sprague M, Betancor M, Dick JR & Tocher DR (2017) Nutritional evaluation of seafood, with respect to long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, available to UK consumers. Nutrition Society Spring Conference 2017: Nutrition and exercise for health and performance, Stirling, 28/03/2017 - 29/03/2017. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 76 (OCE2), p. E38. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/proceedings-of-the-nutrition-society/article/nutritional-evaluation-of-seafood-with-respect-to-longchain-omega3-fatty-acids-available-to-uk-consumers/81A58EB320FD82BA230C54AEB88D4539; https://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665117000945

Article

Betancor M, Sprague M, Montero D, Usher S, Sayanova O, Campbell P, Napier JA, Caballero MJ, Izquierdo MS & Tocher DR (2017) Erratum to: Replacement of Marine Fish Oil with de novo Omega-3 Oils from Transgenic Camelina sativa in Feeds for Gilthead Sea Bream (Sparus aurata L.). Lipids, 52 (5), p. 463. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11745-017-4248-z

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Betancor M, Li K, Sprague M, Bardal T, Sayanova O, Usher S, Han L, Masoval K, Torrissen O, Napier JA, Tocher DR & Olsen RE (2017) An oil containing EPA and DHA from transgenic Camelina sativa to replace marine fish oil in feeds for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.): Effects on intestinal transcriptome, histology, tissue fatty acid profiles and plasma biochemistry. PLoS ONE, 12 (4), Art. No.: e0175415. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175415

Article

Roo J, Estefanell J, Betancor M, Izquierdo MS, Fernández-Palacios H & Socorro J (2017) Effects of supplementation of decapods zoea to Artemia basal diet on fatty acid composition and digestive gland histology in common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) paralarvae. Aquaculture Research, 48 (2), pp. 633-645. https://doi.org/10.1111/are.12910

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Lozano AR, Borges P, Robaina L, Betancor M, Hernandez-Cruz CM, Garcia JR, Caballero MJ, Vergara JM & Izquierdo MS (2017) Effect of different dietary vitamin E levels on growth, fish composition, fillet quality and liver histology of meagre (Argyrosomus regius). Aquaculture, 468 (1), pp. 175-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.10.006

Article

Betancor M, Sprague M, Montero D, Usher S, Sayanova O, Campbell P, Napier JA, Caballero MJ, Izquierdo MS & Tocher DR (2016) Replacement of Marine Fish Oil with de novo Omega-3 Oils from Transgenic Camelina sativa in Feeds for Gilthead Sea Bream (Sparus aurata L.). Lipids, 51 (10), pp. 1171-1191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11745-016-4191-4

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Oboh A, Betancor MB, Tocher DR & Monroig O (2016) Biosynthesis of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the African catfish Clarias gariepinus: Molecular cloning and functional characterisation of fatty acyl desaturase (fads2) and elongase (elovl2) cDNAs7. Aquaculture, 462, pp. 70-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.05.018

Article

Betancor M, Dam TMC, Walton J, Morken T, Campbell P & Tocher DR (2016) Modulation of selenium tissue distribution and selenoproteins expression in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fed diets with graded levels of plant ingredients. British Journal of Nutrition, 115 (8), pp. 1325-1338. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114516000416

Article

Betancor M, Olsen RE, Solstorm D, Skulstad OF & Tocher DR (2016) Assessment of a land-locked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) population as a potential genetic resource with a focus on long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Lipids and Lipid Metabolism, 1861 (3), pp. 227-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbalip.2015.12.015

Book Chapter

Izquierdo MS & Betancor M (2015) Vitamin E. In: Lee C, Lim C, Gatlin ID & Webster C (eds.) Dietary Nutrients, Additives and Fish Health. Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 173-193. http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470962887.html

Article

Montero D, Terova G, Rimoldi S, Betancor M, Atalah E, Torrecillas S, Caballero MJ, Zamorano MJ & Izquierdo MS (2015) Modulation of the expression of components of the stress response by dietary arachidonic acid in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) larvae. Lipids, 50 (10), pp. 1029-1041. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11745-015-4057-1

Article

Betancor M, Almaida P, Hernandez A & Tocher DR (2015) Effects of dietary fatty acids on mitochondrial phospholipid compositions, oxidative status and mitochondrial gene expression of zebrafish at different ages. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 41 (5), pp. 1187-1204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10695-015-0079-0

Article

Saleh R, Betancor M, Roo J, Benitez-Dorta V, Zamorano MJ, Bell JG & Izquierdo MS (2015) Effect of krill phospholipids versus soybean lecithin in microdiets for gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) larvae on molecular markers of antioxidative metabolism and bone development. Aquaculture Nutrition, 21 (4), pp. 474-488. https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.12177

Article

Betancor M, Sprague M, Sayanova O, Usher S, Campbell P, Napier JA, Caballero MJ & Tocher DR (2015) Evaluation of a high-EPA oil from transgenic Camelina sativa in feeds for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.): Effects on tissue fatty acid composition, histology and gene expression. Aquaculture, 444, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.03.020

Article

Betancor M, Howarth FJE, Glencross B & Tocher DR (2014) Influence of dietary docosahexaenoic acid in combination with other long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on expression of biosynthesis genes and phospholipid fatty acid compositions in tissues of post-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 172-173, pp. 74-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2014.04.007

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Izquierdo MS, Scolamacchia M, Betancor M, Roo J, Caballero MJ, Terova G & Witten PE (2013) Effects of dietary DHA and α-tocopherol on bone development, early mineralisation and oxidative stress in Sparus aurata (Linnaeus, 1758) larvae. British Journal of Nutrition, 109 (10), pp. 1796-1805. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114512003935

Article

Betancor M, Izquierdo MS, Terova G, Preziosa E, Saleh R, Montero D, Hernandez-Cruz CM & Caballero MJ (2013) Physiological pathways involved in nutritional muscle dystrophy and healing in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) larvae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 164 (2), pp. 399-409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.11.017

Article

Betancor M, Atalah E, Caballero MJ, Benitez-Santana T, Roo J, Montero D & Izquierdo MS (2011) alpha-Tocopherol in weaning diets for European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) improves survival and reduces tissue damage caused by excess dietary DHA contents. Aquaculture Nutrition, 17 (2), pp. e112-e122. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2095.2009.00741.x

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