An Optimized Whole-Body Cortisol Quantification Method for Assessing Stress Levels in Larval Zebrafish

Glucocorticoids serve important regulatory functions for many physiological processes and are critical mediators of the stress response. The stress response is a set of bodily processes aimed at counteracting a state of threatened homeostasis. Proper stress response is critical for the survival of an animal, however prolonged or abnormal stress response can… (More)