Fish Physiology and Biochemistry

, Volume 28, Issue 1–4, pp 179–180 | Cite as

The involvement of gonadotropin receptors in sex reversal: expression, distribution and regulation of gonadal FSH and LH receptors in the gilthead seabream

  • T.T. Wong
  • Y. Zohar
Article

Abstract

We have isolated and characterized the cDNAs encoding the gonadal FSHR and LHR in a protandrous hermaphrodite, the gilthead seabream. The differential expression, distribution and regulation of FSHR and LHR in the ambisexual gonad during the process of sex reversal are addressed.

References

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • T.T. Wong
    • 1
  • Y. Zohar
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of Marine BiotechnologyUniversity of Maryland Biotechnology InstituteBaltimoreUSA

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