Gene 2020 Jun 4;745:144651. Epub 2020 Apr 4.
State Key Laboratory of Marine Resource Utilization in South China Sea, Hainan Aquaculture Breeding Engineering Research Center, Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan 570228, China; Institute of Aquatic Economic Animals, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510275, China.
Sexual differentiation and ovotestis development are closely associated with cortisol levels, the principal indicator of stress, via the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) in teleosts. Thus, GR is regarded as a mediator to expound the relationship between social stress and gonad development. In the present study, two gr genes (gr1 and gr2) were cloned and analyzed from a protandrous hermaphroditic teleost, the yellowtail clownfish (Amphiprion clarkii). Read More