Effects of 2-month corticosterone administration on brain, body, and peripheral organ weight

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Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Tata DA, Marciano VA, Anderson BJ. Synapse loss from chronically elevated glucocorticoids: relationship to neuropil volume and cell number in hippocampal area CA3. J Comp Neurol. 2006 Sep 20 498(3):363-74.PubMed ID16871536
Method Researchers decided to obtain comprehensive measures of CORT effects on the CA3 region of the hippocampus by measuring the volume of the cell layer and neuropil, glial and nonglial volume within the neuropil, and cell and synapse numbers.
Comments VEH (vehicle) animals were treated with sesame oil, which seems to be a control
Entered by Uri M
ID 107574