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Fight-or-Flight Response Shown to be Driven by Bone Hormone, Not Adrenaline

09:00 EDT 13 Sep 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

Studies in mice and human data suggest that the ability to mount an acute stress response depends on the hormone osteocalcin, which is produced in the bones, and is released rapidly to trigger physiological fight-or-flight responses when animals, or humans, find themselves in highly stressful situations.

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