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Dunlap, K. D., D. Jashari* and K. M. Pappas* (2011) Glucocorticoid receptor blockade inhibits brain cell addition and aggressive signaling in electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus. Horm Behav. 2011 Aug;60(3):275-83. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.06.001. Epub 2011 Jun 13. PMID: 21683080; PMCID: PMC3143256.

When animals are under stress, glucocorticoids commonly inhibit adult neurogenesis by acting through glucocorticoid receptors (GRs). However, in some cases, conditions that elevate glucocorticoids promote adult neurogenesis Continue Reading