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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 316–325.
Published: 15 January 2015
... in the gilthead sea bream ( Sparus aurata ). Pituitary and plasma arginine vasotocin (AVT) and isotocin (IT) levels, as well as hypothalamic pro-vasotocin (pro-VT) and pro-isotocin (pro-IT) mRNA expression levels, were analysed. In addition, the mRNA levels of three receptors, AVTR type V1a2, AVTR type V2 and ITR...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2920–2930.
Published: 15 August 2012
... their circulating initial levels of the stress hormone corticosterone, showed evidence for increased secretion of a hypothalamic stress peptide, vasotocin, used greater amounts of fat and protein energy reserves, and were more behaviorally active than birds in the constant feeding group. Overall, these findings...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (2): 288–294.
Published: 15 January 2010
...Y. Ogushi; D. Kitagawa; T. Hasegawa; M. Suzuki; S. Tanaka SUMMARY The ventral pelvic skin of the tree frog Hyla japonica expresses two kinds of arginine vasotocin (AVT)-stimulated aquaporins (AQP-h2 and AQP-h3), which affect the capacity of the frog's skin to absorb water. As such, it can be used...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (8): 1067–1077.
Published: 15 April 2009
...-Phe-Phe-(NH 2 ) or NGFFFamide. Fig. 6. Comparative alignment of the amino acid sequence of echinotocin with the sequences of vasopressin, oxytocin, vasotocin and vasopressin/oxytocin-like peptides identified in other invertebrate species. Cysteine residues, which are conserved in all...