Fish Physiology and Biochemistry

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 279–294 | Cite as

Purification and partial characterization of vitellogenin from spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor) and development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the determination of gender and sexual maturity

  • Domynick Maltais
  • Bernard-Antonin Dupont-Cyr
  • Robert L. Roy
  • Nathalie R. Le François



Vitellogenin Spotted wolffish Purification Stability Storage ELISA 



This work was financially supported by the Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program, the AquaNet Centre of Excellence, of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec. We thank Andréane Bernier, Arianne Savoie, and Tony Grenier as well as the CAMGR staff for their technical assistance. We thank two anonymous reviewers whose comments improved the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Domynick Maltais
    • 1
  • Bernard-Antonin Dupont-Cyr
    • 2
  • Robert L. Roy
    • 1
  • Nathalie R. Le François
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Pêches et Océans CanadaInstitut Maurice-LamontageMont-JoliCanada
  2. 2.Département des Sciences Animales, Faculté des Sciences de l’Agriculture et de l’AlimentationUniversité LavalQuebecCanada
  3. 3.Département de Biologie, Chimie et GéographieUniversité du Québec à RimouskiRimouskiCanada
  4. 4.Biodôme de Montréal, Division des collections vivantes et de la rechercheMontrealCanada

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