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Corticosterone (CORT)
Keywords

  • Barrett, R.T., Erikstad, K.E., Sandvik, H., Myksvoll, M., Jenni-Eiermann, S., Kristensen, D.L., Moum, T., Reiertsen, T.K. & Vikebø, F. (2015) "The stress hormone corticosterone in a marine top predator reflects short-term changes in food availability" Ecology and Evolution 5(6):1306-1317
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1438
  • Paredes, R., Orben, R.A., Suryan, R.M., Irons, D.B., Roby, D.D., Harding, A.M.A., Young, R.C., Benoit-Bird, K., Ladd, C., Renner, H., Heppell, S., Phillips, R.A. & Kitaysky, A. (2014) "Foraging Responses of Black-Legged Kittiwakes to Prolonged Food-Shortages around Colonies on the Bering Sea Shelf" PLoS ONE 9(3): e92520
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0092520
  • Jacobs, S.R., Elliott, K.H. & Gaston, A.J. (2013) "Parents are a Drag: Long-Lived Birds Share the Cost of Increased Foraging Effort with Their Offspring, but Males Pass on More of the Costs than Females" PLoS ONE 8(1): e54594
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0054594
  • Kristensen, D.L., Erikstad, K.E., Reiertsen, T.K., Moum, T., Barrett, R.T., & Jenni-Eiermann, S. (2013) "Are female offspring from a single-egg seabird more costly to raise?" Behavioral Ecology 24(1):136-143
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ars144
  • Elliott, K.H., McFarlane-Tranquilla, L., Burke, C.M., Hedd, A., Montevecchi, W.A. & Anderson, W.G. (2012) "Year-long deployments of small geolocators increase corticosterone levels in murres" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 466:1-7
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  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09975 Open Access

  • Doody, L.M., Wilhelm, S.I., McKay, D.W., Walsh, C.J. & Storey, A.E. (2008) "The effects of variable foraging conditions on common murre (Uria aalge) corticosterone concentrations and parental provisioning" Hormones and Behavior 53 (1):140–148
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2007.09.009
  • Kitaysky, A.S., Piatt, J.F &, Wingfield, J.C. (2007) "Stress hormones link food availability and population processes in seabirds" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 352: 245-258
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07074


Links

  • Wikipedia - Corticosterone also known as 17-deoxycortisol and 11beta,21-dihydroprogesterone, is a 21-carbon steroid hormone of the corticosteroid type produced in the cortex of the adrenal glands in rodents and other non-human animals.