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Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 115–117 | Cite as

The effect of tri-iodothyronine on the skeletal growth ofSalmo trutta alevin

  • F. Qureshi
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Summary

T3 treatment enhanced the growth and development of lacrymal bone inSalmo trutta alevin. It was also shown that T3 is more potent than T4 in the case of fish.

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Skeletal Growth 
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    Acknowledgments. I am grateful to ProfessorE. J. W. Barrington for providing the facilities and also for his kind help whilst supervising this work.Google Scholar

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Qureshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyLanchester College of TechnologyCoventry(England)

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