Ikumi Nakamura

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In salmonid fishes, estradiol-17beta (E2) and 17alpha,20beta-dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one (17,20beta-P) are the major steroid hormones controlling oocyte growth (vitellogenesis) and final maturation(More)
At the completion of vitellogenesis, the steroid biosynthetic pathway in teleost ovarian follicles switches from estradiol-17β (E2) to maturational progestin production, associated with decreased(More)