Trans-generational effects of prenatal stress in quail.

Abstract

The prenatal environment is a source of phenotypic variability influencing the animal's characteristics. Prenatal stress affects not only the development of offspring, but also that of the following generation. Such effects have been best documented in mammals but can also be observed in birds, suggesting common processes across phylogenetic orders. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2368

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