Effect of LHRHa on the expression of stress‐related molecules in the ovary of wild caught Sphoeroides annulatus held in captivity
Two cDNA fragments corresponding to a heat shock protein and a cell death receptor were isolated from the ovary of the bullseye puffer Sphoeroides annulatus that were arrested in vitellogenesis or induced to ovulate with LHRHa. A reduced expression of both genes was observed following injections of LHRHa, suggesting these genes may participate in processes associated with the arrested ovarian development and preparation for atresia or ovulation.
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Document Type: Research Article
CIAD-Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo, A.C. Av. Sábalo Cerritos s/n, Mazatlán, Sinaloa 82010, México and
CIBNOR- Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas de Noroeste, S.C. Mar Bermejo 195, Colonia Playa Palo de Santa Rita, La Paz, B.C.S. 23090, Mexico
Publication date: 2005-08-01