Using the canary genome to decipher the evolution of hormone-sensitive gene regulation in seasonal singing birds

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Abstract

While the song of all songbirds is controlled by the same neural circuit, the hormone dependence of singing behavior varies greatly between species. For this reason, songbirds are ideal organisms to study ultimate and proximate mechanisms of hormone-dependent behavior and neuronal plasticity.

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Journal Genome Biology
Volume 16
Issue number 1
Pages 19
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