Free androgens and progestins and their conjugated forms in serum and urine of stellate sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus Pallas) males

Bayunova L., Canario A., Semenkova T., Couto E., Gerasimov A., Barannikova I.

Date de parution: juillet 2008
Volume: 32
Number: 2 suppl.
Pagination: 273-274
Editeur: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

Stellate sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus Pallas) males from Volga River treated with LH-RH-A showed an increase of free, sulfated and glucuronided sex steroid levels in serum and urine at spermiation. Conjugated forms of sex steroids could act as pheromones in sturgeon.

Mots-clés: Glucuronides - Stellate sturgeon male - Steroids - Sulfates
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