Dosages of thyroxine supplementationĀ  (μg/g BW) Protein (mg/mL) RNA (ng/μL) DNA (ng/μL)
Premature Mature Premature Mature Premature Mature
0 42.46 ± 2.06a 50.38 ± 3.88a 21.61 ± 0.74a 29.80 ± 4.74a 5.97 ± 0.39a 11.24 ± 5.09a
0.05 57.42 ± 2.63b 67.91 ± 3.43b 26.79 ± 5.2a 36.57 ± 1.40b 14.39 ± 1.19b 16.51 ± 4.29b
0.10 63.71 ± 3.19c 77.94 ± 5.76c 31.19 ± 1.48b 38.06 ± 5.39b 17.83 ± 2.94c 19.83 ± 1.71c
0.15 62.97 ± 4.24c 76.35 ± 8.59c 22.57 ± 9.29a 36.11 ± 1.29b 11.83 ± 3.45b 17.71 ± 1.52b
Different superscripts in the same column indicate a significant different (P<0.05)
Table 2: Protein and RNA/DNA concentrations in the hemolymph at different follicle development stages of female mud crabs (Scylla serrata) supplemented with thyroxine.
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