Vitellogenesis in the decapod crustacean: analysis of the shrimp vitellogenin gene and the hormonal control of shrimp vitellogenesis


Grant Data
Project Title
Vitellogenesis in the decapod crustacean: analysis of the shrimp vitellogenin gene and the hormonal control of shrimp vitellogenesis
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Siu Ming   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2002-09-01
Completion Date
2005-08-31
Amount
876000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
shrimp vitellogenin
Discipline
Others - Physical Sciences
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7214/02M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2002/2003
Status
Completed
Objectives
The project attempts to: 1) characterize the shrimp vitelogenin; 2) clone the vitellogenin gene and cDNA; 3) study the expression of shrimp vitellogenin; and 4) study the hormonal effects of vitellogenesis.