Document Detail


Changes in plasma calcitonin and calcium during the migration of salmon.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1109904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The levels of immunoassayable calcitonin and of calcium were measured in the preblood of sockeye salmon during their migration from sea water to fresh water to spawn. Plasma calcitonin was higher in the females than in the males during all stages of migration as was plasma calcium except during spawning. In both sexes calcium decreased progressively throughout migration. In the male, calcitonin decreased as the fish arrived in fresh water but increased again at the spawning. These observations suggest that calcitonin may play an important role in the reproductive cycle of fish.
Authors:
E G Watts; D H Copp; L J Deftos
Related Documents :
23562684 - Occurrence of phenols and phenoxyacid herbicides in environmental waters using an impri...
23524254 - Mechanochemical activation of vincamine mediated by linear polymers: assessment of some...
23046634 - The use of μct and esem in the study of the osmosis-induced water uptake by eurobitum ...
24516464 - Detection of human adenovirus, rotavirus and enterovirus in water samples collected on ...
17067024 - Perfluorinated surfactants in surface and drinking waters.
18788814 - Guar foaming albumin: a low molecular mass protein with high foaming activity and foam ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0013-7227     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinology     Publication Date:  1975 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-04-11     Completed Date:  1975-04-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375040     Medline TA:  Endocrinology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  214-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Behavior, Animal
Body Weight
Calcitonin / blood*
Calcium / blood*
Female
Fresh Water
Geography
Gonads / growth & development
Male
Radioimmunoassay
Reproduction
Salmon / physiology*
Seawater
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-70-2/Calcium; 9007-12-9/Calcitonin

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Growth hormone-dependent serum stimulation of DNA synthesis in chick embryo fibroblasts in culture.
Next Document:  Effects of acute stress on serum LH and prolactin in intact, castrate and dexamethasone-treated male...