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Table 4 Correlations between steroid receptor and aromatase mRNA levels in the saccule and gonadosomatic index for male and female Astatotilapia burtoni.

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

Receptor subtype Females Males
  r p r p
ARα -0.67 < 0.001 0.40 0.122
ARβ -0.57 < 0.001 0.24 0.374
ERα -0.56 < 0.001 -0.36 0.173
ERβa -0.56 < 0.001 -0.19 0.479
ERβb -0.16 0.358 -0.18 0.496
Aromatase -0.49 0.003 -0.26 0.327
GR2 -0.60 < 0.001 -0.47 0.070
GR1a 0.002 0.992 -0.62 0.011
GR1b -0.13 0.475 -0.24 0.380
MR -0.65 < 0.001 -0.47 0.068
  1. 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 (within sex Bonferroni correction p < 0.005).