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gonad

an animal organ in which gametes are produced, such as a testis or an ovary

gonad

[′gō‚nad]
(anatomy)
A primary sex gland; an ovary or a testis.
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So, LET can be used as a reagent to control the sex differentiation of carp, but also can be used to disturb gonad differentiation, and then to reveal the molecular mechanism.
The structure of the gonads was examined under a light microscope to determine the sex, the gonad development stage of each individual, and the presence of parasites.
2013) [15] reported that the liver appeared to be the main heavy metal storage tissue, while the gonad had the lowest levels of analysed metals.
First, the entire gonad was examined using a stereomicroscope, then dehydrated in an increasing ethyl alcohol concentration series, cleared in xylene and embedded in histological paraffin (Becak and Paulete, 1976).
Additionally, due to the high concentration of lipids found in the gonad (in contrast to the adductor muscle, which is considered lean), analyses of the fatty acid profile was conducted to determine their composition and nutritional value.
Majority of patients with Asymmetrical gonadal dysgenesis have testicular tissue on one side and and a steak gonad or steak testis on other side.
nudus was extracted from male gonad usingTrizol reagent (Invitrogen CA USA) and approximately 20g of total RNA was used for solexa sequencing (Wei et al.
2003), and its activity determines the androgen-to-estrogen ratio in developing gonads (Navarro-Martin et al.
The researchers found that enzyme-assisted aqueous extraction recovered up to about 82% of sea urchin gonad lipid from different samples.
MDA level in the hepatopancreas and gonad of females were higher than males, except muscle tissue (P less than 0.
We also evaluate the gonad indices of Hawaiian grouper in detail to explore possible relations among gonadal allocation pattern, male type, adult body size, and aggregation spawning.