In vitro induction of vitellogenin by estradiol 17 β in isolated hepatocytes of catfish, Clarias gariepinus


Vitellogenin is a female-specific calcium-binding glycolipophosphoprotein synthesized in the hepatocytes of fishes. Its synthesis can be induced in fishes of either sex by estradiol or by xenoestrogens. To study the in vitro synthesis of vitellogenin, different culture conditions were set up using the hepatocytes of Clarias gariepinus. The present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10695-006-0031-4


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