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

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Tessa K Solomon-Lane; Erica J Crespi; Erica J Crespi; Matthew Scott Grober; Matthew Scott Grober;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience (issn: 1662-453X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00210/full, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00210
  • Subject: Corticotropin-releasing factor | cortisol | stress | Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal / interrenal axis | sex change | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | metamorphosis
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