[Effect of pineal indoles and testosterone on sex behavior].


The possible action of melatonin and 5-methoxytryptophol, two pineal indoles, upon castrated male rat sexual behaviour with three testosterone dose levels was studied. Both indoles reduced the number of mounts and intromissions. 5-Methoxytryptophol, in addition, decreased the number of ejaculations. The sexual actions of the pineal indoles are prevented by the administration of high testosterone dose levels (500 micrograms/day).

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@article{Rodrguez1984EffectOP, title={[Effect of pineal indoles and testosterone on sex behavior].}, author={Manuel Rodr{\'i}guez and Justina Sosa and Ricardo A.B. Castro and C L{\'o}pez-Arias}, journal={Revista española de fisiología}, year={1984}, volume={40 1}, pages={31-5} }