Thyroid hormone regulates vitellogenin by inducing estrogen receptor alpha in the goldfish liver.

Abstract

Vitellogenin (Vtg) is an egg-yolk precursor protein that is synthesized in the liver of oviparous species and taken up from the circulation by the ovary. It is well known that Vtg is induced by circulating estrogens. However, other endocrine factors that regulate the expression of Vtg are less well characterized; factors that might play significant roles… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2016.08.045

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