Evolution of a novel adrenal cell type that promotes parental care

16 May 2024 Off By Bambam

Nature, Published online: 15 May 2024; doi:10.1038/s41586-024-07423-y

The adrenal gland of the oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus) has a recently evolved cell type that promotes monogamous-typical parenting behaviour and is not present in closely related species.