Susceptibility to stress in young rats after 2-week zinc deprivation.

Abstract

Dietary zinc deficiency elicits abnormal behavior in stressful environment. It is possible that abnormal corticosterone secretion in zinc deficiency is linked to abnormal behavior. To understand the increase in depression-like behavior in zinc deficiency, in the present study, serum corticosterone concentration was checked in young rats fed a zinc-deficient… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuint.2009.11.014

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