Inhibition of 11β-hydroxylase leading to male infertility in fish
11β-hydroxylase inhibition, male infertility in fish
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Cyp11c1 encodes 11βhydroxylase which is one of the critical enzymes mediating the conversion of testosterone to 11-KT, and of 11-deoxycortisol to cortisol in fish. The previous study showed that inhibition of 11βhydroxylase delayed juvenile ovary to testis transition and defective spermatogenesis at adult stage.
11βhydroxylase is prominently expressed in the Leydig cells of the testis in teleost.
Summary of the AOP
Events: Molecular Initiating Events (MIE)
Key Events (KE)
Adverse Outcomes (AO)
Relationships Between Two Key Events (Including MIEs and AOs)
Life Stage Applicability
Adult, reproductively mature
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