‘Love hormone’ has stomach-turning effect in starfish

‘Love hormone’ has stomach-turning effect in starfish


Oxytocin, a hormone commonly associated with love and bonding in humans, causes starfish to turn their stomachs inside-out to feed. The findings provide vital new evidence for the evolutionary role of oxytocin and vasopressin neuropeptides as regulators of feeding in animals.
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Author: neurosciencenews.com
Post date: 2019-08-01 03:00:10
Category: bonding
Tag: associated
Post ID: 8836

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