Validation of urinary cortisol as an indicator of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function in the bearded emperor tamarin (Saguinus imperator subgrisescens)
AffiliationQueen's University of Belfast ; University College Chester/Queen's University of Belfast ; Queen's University of Belfast
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AbstractThis article discusses a study which aimed to collect samples of cortisol levels from bearded emperor tamarins (Saguinus imperator subgrisescens) in noninvasive manner and validate an enzyme-immunoassay (EIA) for the measurement of cortisol in urine to quantify hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity in the the bearded emperor tamarin.
CitationAmerican Journal of Primatology, 2004, 63(1), pp. 17-23
JournalAmerican Journal of Primatology
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SponsorsThis article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - Allied Health Professions and Studies.