Oliveira M, Rodrigues AJ, Leão P, Cardona D, Pêgo JM, Sousa N.
Altogether, our results show that in utero DEX exposure can modulate anxiety and fear behaviour in parallel with significant morphological, neurochemical and molecular changes; importantly, GCs seem to differentially affect distinct brain regions involved in this type of behaviours.
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