Recent Publications

Kusakabe et al. 2009. Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein in white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus):cDNA cloning, sites of expression and transcript abundance in corticosteroidogenic tissue after an acute stressor. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 162:233-240.

Nakamura, I., M. Kusakabe and G. Young. 2009. Differential suppressive effects of low physiological doses of estradiol-17β in vivo on levels of mRNAs encoding steroidogenic acute regulatory protein and three steroidogenic enzymes in previtellogenic ovarian follicles of rainbow trout. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 163:318-323.

Luckenbach et al. 2008. Unilateral ovariectomy induces compensatory hypertrophy of existing vitellogenic follicles and reduced follicular atresia in the semelparous coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Journal of Experimental Zoology, 309A:1-9.

Zuccarelli et al. 2008. Acute stress response of endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) reflected in peritoneal fluid and blood plasma. Journal of Fish Biology, 72:1831-1840.

Setiawan et al. 2007. Effects of artificial social stimuli on the reproductive schedule and hormone levels of yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes). Hormones and Behavior, 51:4653.

Lokman et al. 2007. 11-Ketotestosterone and IGF-I increase the size of previtellogenic oocytes from shortfinned eel, Anguilla australis, in vitro. Reproduction, 133:955967.

Campbell et al. 2006. Previtellogenic Oocyte Growth in Salmon: Relationships among Body Growth, Plasma Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1, Estradiol-17beta, Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Expression of Ovarian Genes for Insulin-Like Growth Factors, Steroidogenic-Acute Regulatory Protein and Receptors for Gonadotropins, Growth Hormone, and Somatolactin. Biology Of Reproduction, 75:3444.

Hagen, I.J., M. Kusakabe, and G. Young. 2006. Effects of ACTH and cAMP on steroidogenic acute regulatory protein and P450 11β-hydroxylase messenger RNAs in rainbow trout interrenal cells: Relationship with in vitro cortisol production. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 145:254262.

Kusakabe et al. 2006. Changes in mRNAs encoding steroidogenic acute regulatory protein, steroidogenic enzymes and receptors for gonadotropins during spermatogenesis in rainbow trout testes. Journal of Endocrinology, 189:541554.

Setiawan et al. 2006. Hormonal correlates of parental behavior in yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 145:357362.

Nakamura et al. 2005. Changes in steroidogenic enzyme and steroidogenic acute regulatory protein messenger RNAs in ovarian follicles during ovarian development of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 144:224231.

Veillette et al. 2005. Osmoregulatory Physiology of Pyloric Ceca: Regulated and Adaptive Changes in Chinook Salmon. Journal Of Experimental Zoology, 303A:608613.

Veillette, P.A. and G. Young. 2005. Tissue culture of sockeye salmon intestine: functional response of Na +-K+-ATPase to cortisol. American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 288: R1598R1605.

Suter, H.C, M. Kennedy, and G. Young. 2004. Neoteny or not? The distribution of the hypophysial duct within the Galaxioidea. Journal of Fish Biology, 64:12171225.

Veillette, P.A. and G. Young. 2004. Temporal changes in intestinal Na+, K+-ATPase activity and in vitro responsiveness to cortisol in juvenile chinook salmon. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 138:297303.

Campbell et al. 2003. Endocrine changes associated with the growth of pre-vitellogenic oocytes in coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28: 287289.

Jiang et al. 2003. Isolation, characterization and expression of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 cDNAs from the testes of Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 31:305315.

Kusakabe, M., I. Nakamura, and G. Young. 2003. 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Complementary Deoxyribonucleic Acid in Rainbow Trout: Cloning, Sites of Expression, and Seasonal Changes in Gonads. Endocrinology, 144(6):25342545.

Kusakabe, M., I. Nakamura, and G. Young. 2003.Enzymatic activity of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28:197198.

Lokman et al. 2003. Ovarian mitochondrial cytochrome b mRNA levels increase with sexual maturity in freshwater eels (Anguilla spp.). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 173:1119.

Lokman, P.M., K.A.N. George, and G. Young. 2003. Effects of steroid and peptide hormones on in vitro growth of previtellogenic oocytes from eel, Anguilla australis. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28:283285.

Matsubara et al. 2003. Synthesis and possible function of 11-ketotestosterone during oogenesis in eel (Anguilla spp.). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28:353354.

McQuillan, H.J., P.M. Lokman, and G. Young. Effects of sex steroids, sex, and sexual maturity on cortisol production: an in vitro comparison of chinook salmon and rainbow trout interrenals. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 133:154163.

Nakamura, I., M. Kusakabe, and G. Young. 2003. Regulation of steriodogenic enzyme mRNAs in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) ovarian follicles in vitro. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28:355356.

Quinn, M.C.J., P.A. Veillette, and G. Young. 2003. Pseudobranch and gill Naq, Kq-ATPase activity in juvenile chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha: developmental changes and effects of growth hormone, cortisol and seawater transfer. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 135:249262.

Kusakabe et al. 2002. Molecular Cloning and Expression During Spermatogenesis of a cDNA Encoding Testicular 11β-Hydroxylase (P45011β) in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Molecular Reproduction And Development, 62:456469.

Kusakabe et al. 2002. Characterization and Expression of Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein and MLN64 cDNAs in Trout. Endocrinology, 143(6):20622070.

Lokman et al. 2002. 11-Oxygenated androgens in female teleosts: prevalence, abundance, and life history implications. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 129:112.

King, H.R., and G. Young. 2001. Milt production by non-spermiating male Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) after injection of a commercial gonadotropin releasing hormone analog preparation, 17α-hydroxyprogesterone or 17α,20β-dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one, alone or in combination. Aquaculture, 193:179195.

Lokman et al. 2001. Changes in Steroid Hormone Profiles and Ovarian Histology During Salmon Pituitary-Induced Vitellogenesis and Ovulation in Female New Zealand Longfinned Eels, Anguilla dieffenbachii Gray. Journal Of Experimental Zoology, 289:119129.

Rohr et al. 2001. 11-Ketotestosterone induces silvering-related changes in immature female short-finned eels, Anguilla australis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 130:701-714.

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