Brain steroid contents in the catfish Heteropneustes fossilis: sex and gonad stage-specific changes

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Neurosteroids are those which are synthesized in the central nervous system independently of supply by peripheral endocrine glands. In the present study, brain contents of the steroid hormones, estradiol-17β (E2), testosterone (T), corticosteroids, and progestins were investigated in both male and female catfish Heteropneustes fossilis in prespawning… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10695-011-9558-0

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