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Fig. 5

From: Cold temperature blocks thyroid hormone-induced changes in lipid and energy metabolism in the liver of Lithobates catesbeianus tadpoles

Fig. 5

Effects of 3,3′,5-triiodothyronine and cold exposures on primary thyroid hormone-response gene transcripts. Reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction analyses were conducted with RNAs from the liver of the tadpoles (n = 6/group) that were reared with or without 5 nM 3,3′,5-triiodothyronine (T3) at 26 °C (26C and 26T) or 4 °C (4C and 4T) for 3 days (left) or 7 days (right). The genes tested are: thyroid hormone receptor TRβ (thrb), nuclear factor I/C (nfic), thyroid hormone induced bZip protein (thibz), deiodinase 3 (dio3), and matrix metallopeptidase 11 or stromelysin-3 (mmp11). The data are mean ± SEM (n = 6). Different letters indicate significantly different means (p < 0.05). These experiments were repeated two times, with similar results

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