From hepatopancreas to ovary: The study of vitellogenin processing and vitellogenin receptor in the shrimp


Grant Data
Project Title
From hepatopancreas to ovary: The study of vitellogenin processing and vitellogenin receptor in the shrimp
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Siu Ming   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2006-09-01
Completion Date
2009-08-31
Amount
932500
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
vitellogenin, hepatopancreas, ovary
Discipline
Marine Biology,Others - Biological Sciences
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7484/06M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2006/2007
Status
Completed
Objectives
(1) Study of the processing of vitellogenin in the hepatopancreas (2) Cloning and molecular characterization of the shrimp vitellogenin receptor (3) Development of a ligand binding procedure to study the mechanism of Vg uptake by receptor mediated endocytosis