Cloning of partial putative gonadotropin hormone receptor sequence from fish

G. Kumaresan, T. Venugopal, A. Vikas, T. J. Pandian, S. Mathavan

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A search for the presence of mariner-like elements in the Labeo rohita genome by polymerase chain reaction led to the amplification of a partial DNA sequence coding for a putative transmembrane domain of gonadotropin hormone receptor. The amplified DNA sequence shows a high degree of homology to the available turkey and human luteinizing and follicle stimulating hormone receptor coding sequences. This is the first report on cloning such sequences of piscine origin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-45
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Biosciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2000


  • Glycoprotein hormone receptor
  • Gonadotropin receptor
  • Labeo rohita
  • Luteinizing hormone receptor
  • Mariner transposon
  • PCR cloning

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