Dr Daniel Garcia de la Serrana Castillo

Research Fellow

tel: 01334 463520
fax: 01334 463443
email: dgdlsc@st-andrews.ac.uk
room:  (SOI)
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB

General Information

Fish skeletal muscle development and regulation


Recent Publications

Holman, LE, Garcia de la Serrana, D, Onoufriou, A, Hillestad, B & Johnston, IA 2017, 'A workflow used to design low density SNP panels for parentage assignment and traceability in aquaculture species and its validation in Atlantic salmon' Aquaculture, vol 476, pp. 59-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2017.04.001
Garcia de la Serrana, D, Jofre, EN, Martin, SAM, Johnston, IA & Macqueen, DJ 2017, 'Divergent regulation of insulin-like growth factor binding protein genes in cultured Atlantic salmon myotubes under different models of catabolism and anabolism' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 247, pp. 53-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.01.017
Garcia de la Serrana, D, Mareco, EA, Vieira, VLA, Power, DM & Johnston, IA 2016, 'Comparison of the transcriptional responses of skeletal muscle and bone to a flooding dose of leucine in the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol 199, pp. 50-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2016.02.003
Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D, Devlin, R & Johnston, IA 2015, 'RNAseq analysis of fast skeletal muscle in restriction-fed transgenic coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch): an experimental model uncoupling the growth hormone and nutritional signals regulating growth' BMC Genomics, vol 16, no. 15, 564. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1782-z
Mareco, EA, Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D, Johnston, IA & Dal-Pai-Silva, M 2015, 'Characterization of the transcriptome of fast and slow muscle myotomal fibres in the pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus)' BMC Genomics, vol 16, 182. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1423-6
Johnston, IA, Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D & Devlin, RH 2014, 'Muscle fibre size optimisation provides flexibility for energy budgeting in calorie-restricted coho salmon transgenic for growth hormone' Journal of Experimental Biology, vol 217, no. 19, pp. 3392-3395. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.107664
Macqueen, DJ, Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D & Johnston, IA 2014, 'Cardiac myoglobin deficit has evolved repeatedly in teleost fishes' Biology Letters, vol 10, no. 6, 20140225. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0225
Salmeron, C, Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D, Jimenez-Amilburu, V, Fontanillas, R, Navarro, I, Johnston, IA, Gutierrez, J & Capilla, E 2013, 'Characterisation and expression of calpain family members in relation to nutritional status, diet composition and flesh texture in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)' PLoS One, vol 8, no. 9, e75349. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075349
Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D & Johnston, IA 2013, 'Expression of heat shock protein (Hsp90) paralogues is regulated by amino acids in skeletal muscle of Atlantic salmon' PLoS One, vol 8, no. 9, e74295. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074295
MacQueen, DJ, Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D & Johnston, IA 2013, 'Evolution of ancient functions in the vertebrate insulin-like growth factor system uncovered by study of duplicated salmonid fish genomes' Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol 30, no. 5, pp. 1060-1076. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mst017
Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D, Vieira-Johnston, VLA, Andree, KB, Darias, M, Estévez, A, Gisbert, E & Johnston, IA 2012, 'Development temperature has persistent effects on muscle growth responses in gilthead sea bream' PLoS One, vol 7, no. 12, e51884. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051884
Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, D, Estevez, A, Andree, K & Johnston, IA 2012, 'Fast skeletal muscle transcriptome of the Gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) determined by next generation sequencing' BMC Genomics, vol 13, 181. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-181
Bower, NI, de la Serrana, DG & Johnston, IA 2010, 'Characterisation and differential regulation of MAFbx/Atrogin-1 alpha and beta transcripts in skeletal muscle of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)' Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol 396, no. 2, pp. 265-271. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2010.04.076

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