Sex reversal in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) using a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor.

Several studies have demonstrated that steroid hormones can influence sex differentiation in nonmammalian vertebrates and it has been hypothesized that male and female sex differentiation are driven by androgen and estrogen hormones, respectively. Estrogen biosynthesis is mediated by the steroidogenic enzyme cytochrome P450 aromatase, which converts… CONTINUE READING