Fabiana L Lo Nostro

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Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) expressing cells were detected in pituitary, brain and ovary of the Perciform cichlid fish Cichlasoma dimerus. This detection was carried out by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and Western blot techniques using antisera of the Cyprinodontiform Fundulus heteroclitus raised against the conservative(More)
The distribution of cells that express three prepro-gonadotropin-releasing hormones (GnRH), corresponding to salmon GnRH, sea bream GnRH (sbGnRH), and chicken II GnRH, was studied in the brain and pituitary of the South American cichlid fish, Cichlasoma dimerus. Although the ontogeny and distribution of GnRH neuronal systems have previously been examined(More)
The South American cichlid fish Cichlasoma dimerus is a freshwater species that presents social hierarchies, a highly organized breeding activity, biparental care and a high frequency of spawning. Spawning is followed by a period of parental care (about 20 days in aquaria conditions) during which the cooperative pair takes care of the eggs, both by fanning(More)
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