- Ovarian steroidogenesis and the role of sex steroid hormones on ovarian growth and maturation of the Japanese eelYukinori Kazeto
National Research Institute of Aquaculture, Fisheries Research Agency, 224 1 Hiruta, Tamaki, Mie 519 0423, Japan
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 127:149-54. 2011..We also reviewed the correlation between ovarian steroidogenesis to produce these sex steroid hormones, serum titers and gene expression...
- Molecular characterization and gene expression of Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) gonadotropin receptorsYukinori Kazeto
National Research Institute of Aguaculture, Fisheries Research Agency, Tamaki, Watarai, Japan
Zoolog Sci 29:204-11. 2012..These data on gene expression and ligand-activation of Gthrs suggest that Fsh and Lh act differentially in the regulation of reproductive function in Japanese eel...
- Expression and localization of aquaporin 1b during oocyte development in the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica)Hirohiko Kagawa
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki 889 2192, Japan
Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:71. 2011..These results together indicate that AQP1b, which is synthesized in the oocyte during the process of oocyte growth, is essential for mediating water uptake into eel oocytes...
- Japanese eel follicle-stimulating hormone (Fsh) and luteinizing hormone (Lh): production of biologically active recombinant Fsh and Lh by Drosophila S2 cells and their differential actions on the reproductive biologyYukinori Kazeto
National Research Institute of Aquaculture, Fisheries Research Agency, Minami ise 516 0193, Japan
Biol Reprod 79:938-46. 2008..These differences in the carbohydrate moieties need to be elucidated and ameliorated...