The role of 5 HT and 5 HT receptors in the regulation of shrimp neurohormone gene expression: potential application in shrimp aquaclture


Grant Data
Project Title
The role of 5 HT and 5 HT receptors in the regulation of shrimp neurohormone gene expression: potential application in shrimp aquaclture
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Siu Ming   (Principal investigator)
Duration
30
Start Date
2001-11-01
Completion Date
2004-04-30
Amount
699600
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
shrimp, neurohormone gene
Discipline
Marine Biology
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7175/01M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2001/2002
Status
Completed
Objectives
To study molecular characterization of the serotonin receptor genes; to study expression of serotonin receptors in shrimp; to study the effect of serotonin on the expression and synthesis of the eyestalk CHH/MIH/GIH neurohormone.