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Keywords: head kidney
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (16): 2538–2550.
Published: 1 August 2015
... for cortisol has been suggested in the teleostean head kidney ( Samuel Bradford et al., 1992 ; Rotllant et al., 2001 ); however, our results are in line with previous studies ( McEwen, 2006 ; Rotllant et al., 2000 ) and indicate that the main site of modulation of the stress response is in the POA...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 554–567.
Published: 15 February 2013
...] by head kidney tissue superfused with medium reflecting hypoglycaemic, normoglycaemic or hyperglycaemic conditions. Next, cortisol release from head kidney fragments in static incubations was assessed in parallel with changes in parameters related to cortisol synthesis (mRNA abundance of StAR, P450scc...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 549–566.
Published: 1 January 1991
... during hypoxia were then assessed in vivo using nerve sectioning and pharmacological techniques and in situ using a perfused head kidney preparation. Pre-branchial plasma adrenaline concentrations were significantly elevated at all levels of aquatic hypoxia utilised [water P O 2 ( Pw O 2 ) = 10 kPa (75...