Annual sex steroid and other physiological profiles of Pacific lampreys (Entosphenus tridentatus).

We documented changes in plasma levels of estradiol 17-beta (E2), progesterone (P), 15alpha-hydroxytestosterone (15alpha-T), thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), protein, triglycerides (TGs), and glucose in adult Pacific lampreys (Entosphenus tridentatus) held in the laboratory in two different years. Levels of E2 in both sexes ranged from 0.5 to 2 ng/mL… CONTINUE READING