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High-fat diet prevents adaptive peripartum-associated adrenal gland plasticity and anxiolysis

Slattery, David A., Perani, Clara Valentina, Neumann, Inga D. and Reber, Stefan Oskar (2015) High-fat diet prevents adaptive peripartum-associated adrenal gland plasticity and anxiolysis. Scientific Reports 5 (14821), pp. 1-10.

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Maternal obesity is associated with lower basal plasma cortisol levels and increased risk of postpartum psychiatric disorders. Given that both obesity and the peripartum period are characterized by an imbalance between adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol, we hypothesized that the adrenal glands undergo peripartum-associated plasticity and that such changes would be prevented by a ...


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Item type:Article
Date:7 October 2015
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:32999
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