Molting and reproduction in portunus pelagicus

Stewart, Michael James 2010, Molting and reproduction in portunus pelagicus, Ph.D. thesis, School of Medicine, Deakin University.

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Title Molting and reproduction in portunus pelagicus
Author Stewart, Michael James
Institution Deakin University
School School of Medicine
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2010
Keyword(s) Blue swimming crab - Reproduction - Endocrine aspects
Blue swimming crab - Generative organs
Spermatogenesis in animals
Summary This investigation describes ovarian maturation stages in the female reproductive system, evidence for histones in sperm nuclei and novel morphological changes that occur during spermiogenesis in the male blue swimming crab, portunus pelagicus. It also identifies dual functionality of the molt inhibiting hromone on molting and vitellogenesis through RNA inteference.
Language eng
Description of original xxiii, 218 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 573.6
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