The role of the GATA transcription factor in the regulation of the shrimp eyestalk crustacean hyperglycemic hormone A (CHH-A) and vitellogenin gene expression


Grant Data
Project Title
The role of the GATA transcription factor in the regulation of the shrimp eyestalk crustacean hyperglycemic hormone A (CHH-A) and vitellogenin gene expression
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Siu Ming   (Principal investigator)
Duration
42
Start Date
2003-09-01
Completion Date
2007-02-28
Amount
886000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
GATA transcription, shrimp eyestalk, hyperglycemic hormone A (CHH-A)
Discipline
Marine Biology
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7322/03M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2003/2004
Status
Completed
Objectives
To clone and characterize the GATA-TF from the shrimp; to analyze the expression of the GATA-TF in relation to the reproductive cycle; to investigate the role of GATA-TF in the regulation of CHH-A gene and vitellogenin gene.