Comparing Corticosteroid Receptor mRNA and Protein Expression in House Sparrows (Passer domesticus)

Medina, Carlos O

The stress response represents an organism_�_s attempt to cope with a noxious stimulus and results in a rapid release of corticosterone (CORT) into the bloodstream, resulting in a suite of physiological and behavioral changes. These changes are not mediated by CORT directly however, but by the receptors that CORT binds to. The high affinity Mineralocorticoid Receptor (MR) is almost ... read more

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