Nature Communications (Sep 2019)

Neurogenomic insights into paternal care and its relation to territorial aggression

  • Syed Abbas Bukhari,
  • Michael C. Saul,
  • Noelle James,
  • Miles K. Bensky,
  • Laura R. Stein,
  • Rebecca Trapp,
  • Alison M. Bell

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 10, no. 1
pp. 1 – 11


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Compared to motherhood, the molecular changes associated with fatherhood are less understood. Here, the authors investigate gene expression changes associated with paternal care in male stickleback fish, and compare them with patterns in territorial aggression.