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Development of Pacific oyster broodstock

Dr. Dennis Hedgecock, University of Southern California

Peer-reviewed publications

Hedgecock D  1994.  Hybrid vigor in Pacific oysters: an experimental approach using corsses among inbred linesJ. Shellfish Research 13(1): 278-279.

Welborn JR, Manahan DT  1995.  Taurine metabolism in larvae of marine invertebrate molluscs (Bivalvia, Gastropoda)Journal of Experimental Biology 198: 1791-1799.

Hedgecock D, McGoldrick DJ, Bayne BL 1995.  Hybrid vigor in Pacific Oysters: an experimental approach using crosses among inbred linesAquaculture 137: 285-298.

McGoldrick DJ, Hedgecock D  1995.  Hybrid vigor in Pacific oysters: an experimental approach using crosses among inbred lines J. Shellfish Research 14:229.

Vavra JS, Appelmans N, Manahan DT  1995.  A quantitative genetic study of metabolic rate and protein turnover during larval growth and development of the bivalve Crassostrea gigas. Physiological Zoology 68: 121.

Hedgecock D  1996.  Hybrid vigor is pervasive in crosses among inbred lines of Pacific oystersJ. Shellfish Research 15:511.

McGoldrick DJ, Hedgecock D 1996. Microsatellite marker development in the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas): variability, transmission, linkage, and QTL mappingJ. Shellfish Research 15:512.

Hedgecock D, McGoldrick DJ, Manahan DT, Vavra J, Applemans N, Bayne BL  1996. Quantitative and molecular genetic analyses of heterosis in bivalve molluscs Journal of Experimental Marine Biol. Ecol. 203: 49-59.

McGoldrick DJ, Hedgecock D  1997.  Fixation, segregation, and linkage of allozymes in inbred families of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas: Implications for the causes of inbreeding depressionGenetics 146: 321-334.

Guo X, Hedgecock D, Hershberger WK, Cooper K, Allen Jr. SK  1998.  Genetic determinants of protandric sex in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thurnberg)Evolution 52(2): 394-402.

Thesis or dissertations

McGoldrick DJ  1997.  An experimental investigation of the genetic basis of heterosis in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg).  PhD Dissertation, Genetics, University of California, Davis.