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Sex hormone found in zebrafish gives new light to fertility treatment


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A newly identified sex hormone in zebrafish can become a huge boost in better fertility treatment for humans, a new study says. With a single injection, Canadian researchers partially restored sexual function to genetically mutated zebrafish, enhancing the ability of the female to ovulate and lay her eggs. The key to the process is a protein-like molecule found in fish and it’s similar to that found in humans.