Endocrine regulation of flatfish metamorphosis
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Endocrine regulation of flatfish metamorphosis growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor-I and their receptors in Atlantic halibut by Jon Hildahl

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Published by Göteborg University, Department of Zoology/Zoophysiology in [Gothenburg] .
Written in English

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StatementJon Hildahl
LC ClassificationsQL638.P7 E53 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24459826M
ISBN 109789162872281
LC Control Number2007476725

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The Molecular and Endocrine Basis of Flatfish Metamorphosis Article (PDF Available) in Reviews in Fisheries Science 16(sup1) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.   Metamorphosis commonly occurs in lower vertebrates, but its endocrine regulation is not well known outside of the Amphibia. Paedomorphosis (progenesis and neoteny) is a frequent occurrence as well. The only endocrine-related hypothesis is that of Etkin for by: In most species of animals, embryonic development leads to a larval stage with characteristics very different from those of the adult organism. Very often, larval forms are specialized for some function, such as growth or dispersal. The pluteus larva of the sea urchin, for instance, can travel on ocean currents, whereas the adult urchin leads a sedentary by: 2. regulate metamorphosis in the Japanese flounder but also how thyroid hormone effects are modifed by other endocrine products. Thyroid hormones and the pituitary-thyroid axis We have demonstrated the involvement of the pituitary-thyroid axis in controlling flounder meta-morphosis File Size: KB.

  Flatfish developmental sequence. Images by Dr. Alexander M. Schreiber.   Fish larval development, not least the spectacular process of flatfish metamorphosis, appears to be under complex endocrine control, many aspects of which are still not fully elucidated. In order to obtain data on the functional development of two major endocrine glands, the pituitary and the thyroid, during flatfish metamorphosis, histology, immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization Cited by: 2. Genetic Basis of Flatfish Asymmetry. Within the currently recognized 15 flatfish families, most species are laterally monomorphic and, as adults, display either exclusively “dextral” (both eyes are located on the right side after metamorphosis) or “sinistral” (both eyes are located on the left side) morphology (Munroe, ).However, of the approximately known flatfish species Cited by: The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella written by Franz Kafka which was first published in One of Kafka's best-known works, The Metamorphosis tells the story of salesman Gregor Samsa who wakes one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed into a huge insect (German ungeheures Ungeziefer, literally "monstrous vermin"), subsequently struggling to adjust to Cited by:

Throughout The Metamorphosis, industrialism is expressed in a precise technical writing style using the themes of work, buying power, and dehumanization through working too much. All this makes the story seem very factory-like as it warns us to find meaning aside from work and to beware victimization, parasitic relationships, and : Patty Inglish.   Flatfish Metamorphosis. Septem in Uncategorized | Tags: Flounders (and other flatfish like halibuts, soles, and flattest of them all, turbots) are born err hatched like us with two eyes on either side of their skull. As tiny transparent larvae living among the zooplankton, flounder fry can see a panoramic view of the ocean so. Process of Metamorphosis in Amphibians and it’s Hormonal Control! Metamorphosis is a post-embryonic extension of the developmental potential and involves dramatic changes in habit, habitat, morphology, physiology and behaviour of larva so that it is transformed .   Topics include molecular evolution in metamorphosis, the synthesis and function of hormones in regulating metamorphic timing and rate, regulation and function of nuclear hormone receptors, neuroendocrine control of metamorphosis, tissue specific metamorphic events such as autophagy and stem cell development, and applications of genome-wide Author: Elsevier Science.