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Keywords: yolk precursor productionClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (24): 4443–4451.
Published: 15 December 2003
... lipoprotein (VLDL)] production is likely to be costly because it signifies a marked increase in the biosynthetic activity of the liver. We documented the pattern of yolk precursor production in response to daily injections of 17β-estradiol (E 2 ) in zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ). Based on this pattern...