Stress and serial adult metamorphosis: multiple roles for the stress axis in socially regulated sex change

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Solomon-Lane, Tessa K.; Crespi, Erica J.; Grober, Matthew S.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience,volume 7 (issn: 1662-453X, eissn: 1662-453X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3820965, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00210
  • Subject: corticotropin-releasing factor | cortisol | stress | Hypothesis and Theory Article | hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal/interrenal axis | sex change | metamorphosis | Endocrinology
    mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | sense organs

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