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The effects of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST) on tissue IGF-I, IGF-I receptor, and GH mRNA levels in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss.
Numerous studies demonstrated that rbST increased growth rates in several fish species, and several species exhibit GH production in tissues other than the pituitary. The role of tissue GH and IGF-IExpand
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Zebrafish and giant danio as models for muscle growth: determinate vs. indeterminate growth as determined by morphometric analysis.
  • P. Biga, F. Goetz
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Regulatory…
  • 1 November 2006
The zebrafish has become an important genetic model, but their small size makes them impractical for traditional physiological studies. In contrast, the closely related giant danio is larger and canExpand
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Growth hormone differentially regulates muscle myostatin1 and -2 and increases circulating cortisol in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
  • P. Biga, K. Cain, +5 authors T. Ott
  • Biology, Medicine
  • General and comparative endocrinology
  • 1 August 2004
Myostatin (MSTN) negatively regulates muscle growth in vertebrates. Salmonids produce two myostatin transcripts from separate genes. Surprisingly, quantitative analyses indicate different regulatoryExpand
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Growth hormone differentially regulates growth and growth-related gene expression in closely related fish species.
  • P. Biga, J. Meyer
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A…
  • 1 December 2009
Zebrafish (Danio rerio) have become an important model organism for developmental biology and human health studies. We recently demonstrated differential growth patterns between the zebrafish and aExpand
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Bovine growth hormone treatment increased IGF-I in circulation and induced the production of a specific immune response in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH) increases growth rates in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, and this response is thought to be under the control of the GH–IGF axis, as it is in mammals.Expand
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Development of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) broodstocks: Initial characterization of growth and quality traits following grow-out of different stocks
Abstract Broodstocks of yellow perch ( Perca flavescens ) were initiated from fertilized gametes obtained from wild fish taken from the Perquimans River (North Carolina), Choptank River (Maryland),Expand
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The isolation, characterization, and expression of a novel GDF11 gene and a second myostatin form in zebrafish, Danio rerio.
In the current study, the first non-mammalian growth/differentiation factor (GDF) 11-like homolog was cloned from zebrafish. At the nucleotide level, zebrafish GDF11 is most similar to human GDF11Expand
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In vitro indeterminate teleost myogenesis appears to be dependent on Pax3
The zebrafish (Danio rerio) has been used extensively as a model system for developmental studies but, unlike most teleost fish, it grows in a determinate-like manner. A close relative, the giantExpand
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Overcompensation of circulating and local insulin-like growth factor-1 during catch-up growth in hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops × Morone saxatilis) following temperature and feeding
Abstract Teleosts and other aquatic ectotherms have the ability to withstand prolonged periods of low water temperatures (cold-acclimation) and fasting, and can often respond with phases ofExpand
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Inbred strains of zebrafish exhibit variation in growth performance and myostatin expression following fasting.
Although the zebrafish (Danio rerio) has been widely utilized as a model organism for several decades, there is little information available on physiological variation underlying genetic variationExpand
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