Effects of water temperature on the gonadal development and expression of steroidogenic enzymes in the gonad of juvenile red seabream, Pagrus major
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- Lim, BS., Kagawa, H., Gen, K. et al. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry (2003) 28: 161. doi:10.1023/B:FISH.0000030511.73742.35
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The effects of water temperature on the development of hermaphroditic gonads in red seabream (Pagrus major) and on mRNA expression of cytochrome P450 aromatase (P450arom) and 11β-hydroxylase were examined. High water temperature suppressed both expression of P450arom and 11β-hydroxylase and the development of oocytes in ovarian portion of hermaphroditic gonads.