Altered expression of glucocorticoid receptor and corticotropin-releasing factor in the central amygdala in response to elevated corticosterone.

@article{Tran2012AlteredEO,
  title={Altered expression of glucocorticoid receptor and corticotropin-releasing factor in the central amygdala in response to elevated corticosterone.},
  author={L Tran and B Greenwood-Van Meerveld},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2012},
  volume={234 2},
  pages={380-5}
}
The amygdala is not only a critical site for the generation of anxiety and fear, but is involved in the affective processing of sensory information including nociception. Previously, we demonstrated that the stress hormone corticosterone (CORT) localized to the central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA) induces anxiety-like behavior and increases the sensitivity… CONTINUE READING