Benjamin B Parrott
McCoy J, Hamlin H, Thayer L, Guillette L, Parrott B. The influence of thermal signals during embryonic development on intrasexual and sexually dimorphic gene expression and circulating steroid hormones in American alligator hatchlings (Alligator mississippiensis). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2016;238:47-54 pubmed publisher
McCoy J, Parrott B, Rainwater T, Wilkinson P, Guillette L. Incubation history prior to the canonical thermosensitive period determines sex in the American alligator. Reproduction. 2015;150:279-87 pubmed publisher
..These findings expand our understanding of the ESD in the alligator and provide the rationale for reevaluation of the temporal dynamics of sex determination in other crocodilians. ..
Yatsu R, Miyagawa S, Kohno S, Parrott B, Yamaguchi K, Ogino Y, et al
. RNA-seq analysis of the gonadal transcriptome during Alligator mississippiensis temperature-dependent sex determination and differentiation. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:77 pubmed publisher
..These findings provide insights into the genetic framework underlying TSD, and expand our current understanding of the developmental fate pathways during vertebrate sex determination. ..