Acute and chronic effects of ferret odor exposure in Sprague-Dawley rats.


This manuscript describes several behavioral and functional studies evaluating the capacity of ferret odors to elicit a number of acute and long-term responses in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Acute presentation elicits multiple responses, suggesting that ferret odor, likely from skin gland secretions, provides an anxiogenic-like stimulus in this strain of rats… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.05.014