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Influence of Corticosterone and ACTH on the Postnatal Development of Learning and Memory Functions

  • Cs. Nyakas

Abstract

In recent years, on the analogy of the hormonal background of sexual differentiation, attempts have been made to analyse the postnatal influence of adrenocortical hormones on the maturation of the psychoneuroendocrine processes. The influence of adrenocortical hormones as well as ACTH on the central nervous system have widely been studied in adult animals (Cleghorn 1957, Lissák and Endrőczi 1960, de Wied 1966, 1969).

Keywords

Exploratory Activity Plasma Corticosterone Postnatal Development Plasma Corticosterone Level Acta Physiol 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cs. Nyakas
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Research DivisionPostgraduate Medical SchoolBudapestHungary

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