In vivo effects of the steroid analogue RU486 on some aspects of intermediary and thyroid metabolism of brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis.


The glucocorticoid analogue RU486 was administered by intraperitoneal injection to brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) to further explore the role of cortisol on aspects of intermediary and thyroid hormone metabolism of the species. RU486 significantly elevated the hepatosomatic index, hepatic G3PDH activity, and hepatic glycogen content, but was without… (More)


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