Bmp15 Is an Oocyte-Produced Signal Required for Maintenance of the Adult Female Sexual Phenotype in Zebrafish

@inproceedings{Dranow2016Bmp15IA,
  title={Bmp15 Is an Oocyte-Produced Signal Required for Maintenance of the Adult Female Sexual Phenotype in Zebrafish},
  author={Daniel B Dranow and Kevin Hu and April M Bird and Stephanie T. Lawry and Melissa T Adams and Angelica Sanchez and James F Amatruda and Bruce W Draper},
  booktitle={PLoS genetics},
  year={2016}
}
Although the zebrafish is a major model organism, how they determine sex is not well understood. In domesticated zebrafish, sex determination appears to be polygenic, being influenced by multiple genetic factors that may vary from strain to strain, and additionally can be influenced by environmental factors. However, the requirement of germ cells for female sex determination is well documented: animals that lack germ cells, or oocytes in particular, develop exclusively as males. Recently, it… CONTINUE READING
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