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dc.contributor.author Funkenstein, Bruria en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:18:36Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:18:36Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Funkenstein, B. (2006). Production of recombinant hormones and growth factors for use in aquaculture. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 58(4), 320-322. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19189 en_US
dc.description.abstract Progress in recombinant DNA technology and development of new expression systems has provided valuable means to produce large quantities of hormones and growth factors from various fish species that otherwise required sacrifice of enormous numbers of fish to obtain only small amounts of the native protein. The motivation to produce recombinant hormones and growth factors for application to fish culture can be attributed to (a) the low amounts of pep- tides in producing tissues available for purifica- tion and characterization by classical methods, i.e., follicle stimulating hormone (FSH = GtH-I) in the pituitary or insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF-II in the liver, (b) the similarity in chemical structure between two hormones that does not permit efficient separation (FSH and LH = GtH-II), (c) the need for large quanti- ties of hormones for growth enhancement by growth hormone (GH), and (d) interest in studying structure/function relationships, i.e., single or multiple amino acid deletion, amino acid substitution, etc. en_US
dc.format.extent 3 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 recombinant DNA, growth hormone, FSH, LH, IGF-1 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 Production of recombinant hormones and growth factors for use in aquaculture en_US

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