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Role of Corticosterone in Anuran Metamorphosis and Potential Role in Stress-Induced Metamorphosis

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For more content, see Archives Néerlandaises de Zoologie (Vol 1-17) and Animal Biology (Vol 53 and onwards).

Although generally viewed as only synergistic with the thyroid hormones, corticosterone (CORT) has many independent effects on anuran larval development. CORT enhances thyroid hormone-induced tail resorption and is involved in immune system, skin gland and gut differentiation. Interactions between the hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid axis and the corticoid axis regulate hormone secretion, and CORT may be involved in 'stress-induced' metamorphosis.

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1994-01-01
2015-08-05

Affiliations: 1: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA .94720, U.S.A.

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