BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR IN NEURONS EXPRESSING CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE MEDIATES THE RESPONSE TO CHRONIC STRESS.

Gainey, Laura.
2015

Abstract: Stress is an evolutionarily conserved process that allows for mitigation of environmental stimuli that threaten the individual's health and wellbeing. The response to a stressful stimulus is centrally governed by the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis which begins by activation of neurons in the paraventricular hypothalamus (PVN) and their secretion of corticotropin-releasing factor (CR... read more

Subjects
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Neuroscience.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010861
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