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http://www.unimib.it/link/news.jsp?2651357160488141868 tropical reef-building corals around the world are threatened by a variety of biotic and abiotic factors causing bleaching, such as abnormally elevated and low ocean temperatures, high UV radiation, severe changes in salinity, pollution, diseases. Understanding the physiological tolerance of corals exposed to such environmental stresses and their ability to withstand these stresses in an ecosystem increasingly affected by global changes represent a primary goal in the study of coral health. In this context, the expression of heat shock proteins (Hsps) might represent a useful tool, as changes at the cellular and biochemical levels are usually the first detectable response to environmental change and can be observed before the morphological signs of stress are evident. Induction of HSPs constitutes an emergency response and plays a significant role in conferring tolerance and defense to harsh conditions upon all organisms.
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Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate), Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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