NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has granted $420,000 to the University of New Hampshire for research that will use genomics and proteomics approaches to study hormonal regulation in sea lampreys, which are among the oldest living vertebrates and may be compared to others, according to UNH.

The school will use the four-year grant to study the lamprey's pituitary hormones and receptors, concentrating on those involved in egg and sperm maturity, at the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology at UNH.

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