Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p570 | (1) | ECE2007

The role of vasopressin in the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation during the perinatal period: paradoxical corticosterone elevation without an ACTH rise

Zelena Dóra , Barna István , Mergl Zsuzsa , Domokos Ágnes , Csabai Katalin , Makara Gábor B

Early life events have special importance in the development and may affect the lifetime vulnerability to diseases. For correct interpretation of the long-term consequences it is crucial to understand the immediate effects. The role of vasopressin in hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation as well as in stress-related affective disorders is important therefore we addressed the question if the lack of this hormone will modify the perinatal stress reactivity.<p class="...