The study of shrimp CHH/MIH/GIH gene family: gene structure, expression and biological assay of recombinant neuropeptides


Grant Data
Project Title
The study of shrimp CHH/MIH/GIH gene family: gene structure, expression and biological assay of recombinant neuropeptides
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Siu Ming   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Chu Ka Hou   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
27
Start Date
2000-09-01
Completion Date
2002-11-30
Amount
763200
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7229/00M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2000/2001
Status
Completed
Objectives
To study the eyetalk neurohormone genes belonging to the CHH/MIH/GIH family in the shrimp. The long-term goal is to elucideate the hormonal mechanisms regulating growth and reproduction in the shrimp for applications in shrimp farming.