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Ontogeny of immunoreactive steroidogenic proteins (adrenodoxin and cytochrome p-450(21)) in the interrenals of the teleost Lates calcarifer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8860319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Antisera against bovine adrenodoxin and cytochrome P-450(21) (steroid 21-hydroxylase) cross-reacted with the interrenal cells of the adult Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer); the cells were arranged as cords, two cells thick, in the headkidney. During larval development, cells immunoreactive for adrenodoxin were first observed 1 day posthatching (dph); immunoreactivity for cytochrome P-450(21) was first detected at 1.5 dph. Initially, the interrenal cells occurred as a mass in each headkidney, which only became identifiable histologically at 5 dph. The number of interrenal cells increased with age, becoming associated with the cardinal veins at 14 dph. The present study thus indicates that the posthatching rise in cortisol may originate from the nascent interrenal tissue.
R Sampath-Kumar; A D Munro; T J Lam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  General and comparative endocrinology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0016-6480     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen. Comp. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-11     Completed Date:  1997-03-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370735     Medline TA:  Gen Comp Endocrinol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Zoology, National University of Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenodoxin / analysis*
Bass / growth & development,  metabolism*
Interrenal Gland / enzymology,  metabolism*
Kidney / cytology,  growth & development
Steroid 21-Hydroxylase / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
12687-22-8/Adrenodoxin; EC 21-Hydroxylase

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