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Table 3 Correlations between steroid receptor and aromatase mRNA levels in the saccule and circulating steroid hormone concentrations in male Astatotilapia burtoni.

From: Steroid receptor expression in the fish inner earvaries with sex, social status, and reproductive state

Males CS E2 T 11-KT
  r p r p r p r p
ARα 0.01 0.975 -0.21 0.351 -0.53 0.013 -0.56 0.008
ARβ -0.11 0.621 0.14 0.560 -0.29 0.194 -0.46 0.034
ERα 0.54 0.012 -0.46 0.010 -0.23 0.324 -0.10 0.654
ERβa 0.30 0.183 -0.56 0.008 -0.54 0.012 -0.54 0.012
ERβb 0.27 0.235 0.09 0.708 -0.04 0.865 -0.09 0.694
Aromatase 0.32 0.151 -0.06 0.797 -0.20 0.387 -0.16 0.496
GR2 0.30 0.184 -0.69 <0.001 -0.50 0.023 -0.35 0.121
GR1a 0.45 0.040 -0.53 0.015 -0.27 0.232 -0.09 0.669
GR1b 0.21 0.365 -0.63 0.002 -0.40 0.072 -0.22 0.344
MR 0.11 0.636 -0.64 0.002 -0.47 0.032 -0.34 0.128
  1. CS, cortisol; E2, estradiol; T, testosterone; 11-KT, 11-ketotestosterone. Correlation coefficients (r) and p-values are from Pearson Product moment or Spearman rank tests. P-values in bold indicate significant relationships at p < 0.05 (Bonferroni correction p < 0.0013).