Alarm pheromone that aggravates stress-induced hyperthermia is soluble in water.

@article{Kiyokawa2005AlarmPT,
  title={Alarm pheromone that aggravates stress-induced hyperthermia is soluble in water.},
  author={Yasushi Kiyokawa and Takefumi Kikusui and Yukari Takeuchi and Yuji Mori},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  year={2005},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          513-9
        }
}
We previously reported that stressed male Wistar rats released alarm pheromone from the perianal region, which aggravated stress-induced hyperthermia and increased Fos expression in the mitral/tufted cell layer of the accessory olfactory bulb in recipient rats. In this study, we attempted to obtain this pheromone in water using these responses as bioassay parameters. Water droplets were collected from the ceiling of a box in which no animal was placed, or from a box in which an anesthetized… Expand
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