A vasa gene from green mud crab Scyllaparamamosain and its expression during gonadal development and gametogenesis

@article{Wang2011AVG,
  title={A vasa gene from green mud crab Scyllaparamamosain and its expression during gonadal development and gametogenesis},
  author={Yilei Wang and Yudong Chen and Kunhuang Han and Zhihua Zou and Ziping Zhang},
  journal={Molecular Biology Reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={39},
  pages={4327-4335}
}
VASA is one of the important regulatory factors that determine the development of the reproductive system. However, no information on vasa gene from Pleocyemata Brachyura is available. By using Race, we obtained a full-length cDNA of Sp-vasa of the green mud crab Scylla paramamosain. The full-length (2,851 bp) cDNA of vasa encodes a peptide of 631 amino acids. Real-time PCR results indicated that the expression level of Sp-vasa in the growth stage of ovary was higher than in the maturation… 

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