Vitellogenin Level in the Plasma of Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) Northern Israel
Received Date: Oct 09, 2017 / Accepted Date: Nov 20, 2017 / Published Date: Dec 24, 2017
In the present study, we examined the vitellogenin (Vg) level of Russian sturgeon maintained in a relatively constant aquaculture at a water temperature of 18-22°C during growth and maturation.
An increase in Vg in the blood plasma from oocytes was found in the yellow oocytes stage to the gray oocytes stage. However, no Vg was found in the pre-vitellogenic stage. Based on the present study and previous studies on hormone control reproduction and growth, we proposed a quality model that correlated between egg development and the hormones involved in controlling vitelogenesis (VTL).
Keywords: Vitellogenin; Russian sturgeon; Vitelogenesis; Oocytes
Citation: Levavi-Sivan B, Degani G, Hurvitz A (2017) Vitellogenin Level in the Plasma of Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) Northern Israel . J Marine Sci Res Dev 7: 244. Doi: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000244
Copyright: ©2017 Levavi-Sivan B, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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