A possible involvement of adrenaline in the facilitation of lordosis behavior in the ovariectomized rat.

In order to examine a possible role of adrenaline (AD) or noradrenaline (NA) in the control of lordosis behavior, lordosis quotient (LQ) was observed daily for 8 consecutive days in the ovariectomized rat given daily 1 or 2 microgram/0.1 ml oil of estradiol benzoate (EB) alone or together with 100 microgram/0.1 ml saline of AD or NA. AD but not NA treated… (More)