An accessory sex gland aggression-promoting chemosignal in male mice.

@article{Ingersoll1986AnAS,
  title={An accessory sex gland aggression-promoting chemosignal in male mice.},
  author={Daniel W. Ingersoll and K. T. Morley and Mark J. Benvenga and Carol Hands},
  journal={Behavioral neuroscience},
  year={1986},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={
          777-82
        }
}
The present study investigated male murine accessory sex glands as potential sources of a urinary aggression-promoting chemosignal. Experiments 1-4 were designed to determine whether the removal of the following glands would eliminate voided urine chemosignal activity: vesicular and coagulating glands, Cowper's gland, prostate gland, or preputial gland. The findings indicate that only preputialectomy eliminated the aggression-promoting properties of voided urine, which provides evidence that… CONTINUE READING
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