The Fish Oocyte: From Basic Studies to Biotechnological Applications

The Fish Oocyte: From Basic Studies to Biotechnological Applications

By: Patrick J. Babin (volume_editor), Esther Lubzens (volume_editor), Joan Cerda (volume_editor)Paperback

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This book presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. It covers oocyte development, maturation, hydration and fertilization. The book places special emphasis on using state-of-the-art tools for discerning the ultra-structure of the follicle and genomic/proteomic tools to fully understand biological basis of fish reproduction.

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Ultrastructural aspects of the ontogeny and differentiation of ray-finned fish ovarian follicles.- Molecular aspects of oocyte vitellogenesis in fish.- Zebrafish ovarian follicle transcriptome.- Proteomics analysis of the developing fish oocyte.- Oocyte zona pellucida proteins.- Maternal factors in fish oogenesis and embryonic development.- Gonadotropic regulation of oocyte development.- Sex steroid hormone receptors in fish ovaries.- Hormonal regulation of follicular atresia in teleost fish.- Ecotoxicological effects of endocrine disrupting compounds on fish reproduction.- Regulatory mechanisms of oocyte maturation and ovulation.- Physiological and molecular basis of fish oocyte hydration.- Fertilization and egg activation in fishes.- Low-temperature preservation of fish gonad cells and oocytes.- Promoting oocyte maturation, ovulation and spawning in farmed fish.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/08/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781402062346
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 522
  • ID: 9781402062346
  • weight: 857
  • ISBN10: 1402062346

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