A spawning kit for induced reproduction in marine fishes using synthetic GnRH and receptor technology


Grant Data
Project Title
A spawning kit for induced reproduction in marine fishes using synthetic GnRH and receptor technology
Principal Investigator
Dr Yu, Kei Li   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Emeritus Professor Chan Daniel Kwong On   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
1997-07-01
Completion Date
2000-06-30
Amount
3037000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
AF/109/97
Grant Type
Industrial Support Fund
Funding Year
1997/1998
Status
Completed
Objectives
To design and apply GnRH peptide analogs acting on specific pituitary GnRH receptor subtypes to accelerate sexual maturity and spawning in marine reef fishes.; to develop and produce a third-generation "spawning kit" for the aquaculture industry.