Insulin-like gene in prawns and uses thereof

Amir Sagi (Inventor), Tomer Ventura (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding an insulin-like factor of the androgenic gland of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (M. rosenbergii). The present invention further relates to methods of silencing the expression of the insulin-like factor gene in decapod crustaceans order, particularly in M. rosenbergii, useful for producing male monosex populations.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCN101981046
IPCC07K 14/ 62 A I
Priority date4/02/09
StatePublished - 23 Feb 2011


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