A CCK(A)-receptor antagonist administered to the neonate alters mother-infant interactions in the rat.

@article{Weller1998ACA,
  title={A CCK(A)-receptor antagonist administered to the neonate alters mother-infant interactions in the rat.},
  author={Aron Weller and L Dubson},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={843-51}
}
The importance of the infant's cholecystokinin (CCK) system for eliciting optimal maternal care was examined in 6-9-day-old Sprague-Dawley rats. After administration of either vehicle, CCK-8 (1 or 8 microg/kg) or devazepide (1 mg/kg; a selective CCK(A) receptor antagonist), pups were either individually isolated (Experiment 1) or individually reunited with… CONTINUE READING