However, little is known about the involvement of glucocorticoids and gonadotropins on TSD in these groups. In some cases, the delay may be due to adrenal and kidney tissue obscuring expression differences in the gonads [ Ramsey and Crews, ]. Search ADS. However, Dmrt1 does not play a pivotal role in sex determination in mice like dsx does in flies.
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Alternative splicing: Multiple control mechanisms and involvement in human disease. Estrogen and sex reversal in turtles: a dose-dependent phenomenon. Topical dose delivery in the reptilian egg treatment model. A general caveat for any study using pharmacological agonists and inhibitors is that these compounds may activate or inhibit related signaling pathways.
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Embryos were sampled at developmental stages 15—18 after treatment. Bull et al. However, it is still unclear whether cortisol is involved in regulation of cyp19a1 gene transcription. Recently, it has been reported that, in nonmammalian vertebrates, the expression of cyp19 mRNA in the ovary is very much higher than in the testis during the period of gonadal sex differentiation 9 , 12 , 13 ,