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The effects of Oxytocin: regulation of stress and anxiety by means of Oxytocin receptor-coupled signaling cascades

Jurek, Benjamin (2014) The effects of Oxytocin: regulation of stress and anxiety by means of Oxytocin receptor-coupled signaling cascades. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 27 Mar 2014 14:17

Abstract (English)

The work presented in this thesis first and foremost reveals the specificity of intracellular signaling pathways that are coupled to the OTR in the PVN. This specificity does not only refer to the factors involved in each of these, but also reflects the unique recruitment of intracellular pathways depending on the physiological condition of the animal. I found profound differences in OT-dependent ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Das Neuropeptid Oxytocin (OT) nimmt nicht nur Einfluss auf grundlegende physiologische Vorgänge wie zum Beispiel Kontraktion der Uterusmuskulatur oder das Einschießen der Muttermilch, sondern moduliert auch grundlegende Verhaltensweisen wie Angst, mütterliches oder soziales Verhalten und die Stressantwort des Körpers. Dabei ist die Art der Modulation stark kontextabhängig. So wird OT oft als ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:27 March 2014
Referee:Prof. Dr. Inga D. Neumann
Date of exam:28 February 2014
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Keywords:Oxytocin, Signalkaskaden, Stress, Angst
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29619
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