Diurnal and gender effects by chronic portacaval shunting in rats on spontaneous locomotor and rearing activities in an open-field.

@article{Apelqvist1998DiurnalAG,
  title={Diurnal and gender effects by chronic portacaval shunting in rats on spontaneous locomotor and rearing activities in an open-field.},
  author={Gustav Apelqvist and Bengt Hindfelt and Gunnar Andersson and Finn Bengtsson},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={1998},
  volume={93 1-2},
  pages={25-32}
}
Behavioural disturbances in chronic experimental hepatic encephalopathy (HE) have been investigated for several decades, but only in recent years, the possibility for gender-dependent reduction of spontaneous locomotor activity has come under attention. Unfortunately though, the results of such gender dependency have been discrepant. We therefore performed… CONTINUE READING