Embryonic modulation of maternal steroids in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris).

Abstract

In birds, maternally derived yolk steroids are a proposed mechanism by which females can adjust individual offspring phenotype to prevailing conditions. However, when interests of mother and offspring differ, parent-offspring conflict will arise and embryonic interests, not those of the mother, should drive offspring response to maternal steroids in eggs… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0813

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@article{Paitz2011EmbryonicMO, title={Embryonic modulation of maternal steroids in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris).}, author={Ryan T Paitz and Rachel M Bowden and Joseph M. Casto}, journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences}, year={2011}, volume={278 1702}, pages={99-106} }