Changes in brain cholecystokinin and anxiety-like behavior following exposure of mice to predator odor.

@article{Hebb2003ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in brain cholecystokinin and anxiety-like behavior following exposure of mice to predator odor.},
  author={Andrea L. O. Hebb and Robert M. Zacharko and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Dominguez and Sylvie Laforest and Monique Gauthier and Carla Levac and Guy Drolet},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={539-51}
}
Exposure of CD-1 mice to a familiar environment lined with clean shavings (control odor) as well as a familiar environment lined with soiled rat shavings (predator odor) induced anxiety in the light/dark box. Mice exposed to the familiar environment or predator odor displayed decreased latency to enter the dark chamber of the light/dark box and spent less time in the light portion of the apparatus relative to home-caged mice. Mice exposed to the familiar environment lined with clean shavings or… CONTINUE READING