Dopamine and sexual behavior in the male rat: a reevaluation

  title={Dopamine and sexual behavior in the male rat: a reevaluation},
  author={Anders {\AA}gmo and Hilda Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
In castrated male rats treated with a low dose of testosterone propionate (0.40 mg/kg per week), the dopamine agonists amphetamine and amfonelic acid reduced mount latency without affecting other aspects of sexual behavior. Apomorphine, in doses between 0.05 and 0.15 mg/kg, and 1-DOPA 5 –45 mg/kg + carbidopa 50 mg/kg, lacked effect on sexual behavior. Both amphetamine and amfonelic acid increased locomotor activity in a dose-dependent manner. Apomorphine, in the lowest dose, produced a… CONTINUE READING


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