Molecular cloning of the three gonadotropin subunits and early expression of FSHβ during sex differentiation in the nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus

H. G. Fan, D. S. Wang, T. Kobayashi, B. Senthilkumaran, C. C. Sudhakumari, Michiyasu Yoshikuni, Y. Nagahama

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Abstract

Gonadotropin (GTH)α, FSHβ and LHβ cDNAs were cloned from the Nile tilapia. Northern blot analysis detected a single band for each subunit. Preliminary studies indicate that FSHβ is expressed as early as 0 days after hatching (dah) in the fish pituitaries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-144
Number of pages2
JournalFish Physiology and Biochemistry
Volume28
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aquatic Science
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Physiology (medical)

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