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dc.contributor.author Tzchori, Itai en_US
dc.contributor.author Zak, Tatyana en_US
dc.contributor.author Sachs, Ofer en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:13:47Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:13:47Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tzchori, I., Zak, T., & Sachs, O. (2004). Masculinization Of Genetic Females Of The Common Carp (Cyprinus Carpio L.) By Dietary Administration Of An Aromatase Inhibitor . The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 56(4), 239-246. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19122 en_US
dc.description.abstract In the present study, we demonstrated the ability of Fadrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, to induce sex inversion of genetically female common carp fry during the critical sex differentiation period. Thirty-day-old female fingerlings with a mean initial weight of 4.0 g (experiment I) and 3.5 g (experiment II) were fed a diet containing Fadrozole for 36 or 50 days, respectively. Not a single male was found in the control groups of both experiments. In experiment I, Fadrozole at 200 mg/kg feed resulted in 58.6% males, while fish receiving 17α-methyltestosterone at 50 or 100 mg/kg feed resulted in only 5-10% males. In experiment II, the efficiency of Fadrozole was dose- dependent; the lower dose of 100 mg/kg caused masculinization in 86% of the treated fry while the higher doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg feed increased the percentage of males to 97%. These results confirm the importance of aromatization during the labile period in common carp since low aromatase activity during this period, regardless of genotype, resulted in masculinization. en_US
dc.format.extent 8 pages en_US
dc.publisher Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh en_US
dc.subject aromatase inhibitor, common carp, methyltestosterone, sex determination, sex inversion en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Masculinization Of Genetic Females Of The Common Carp (Cyprinus Carpio L.) By Dietary Administration Of An Aromatase Inhibitor en_US

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