Effects of chronic treatment with testosterone propionate on aggression and hormonal levels in intact male mice.

@article{MartnezSanchs1998EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chronic treatment with testosterone propionate on aggression and hormonal levels in intact male mice.},
  author={Sonia Mart{\'i}nez-Sanch{\'i}s and Alicia Salvador and Lu{\'i}s Moya-Albiol and Esperanza Gonz{\'a}lez-Bono and Vicente M. Sim{\'o}n},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={275-93}
}
Effects of testosterone propionate, an anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS), on aggression in gonadally intact male mice were examined. Animals were given weekly injections of 3.75, 7.5, 15, and 30 mg/kg of drug or sesame oil for 10 weeks. During the last 3 weeks, behavioral tests were conducted and at the end of the experiment, body, liver and testes weight and hormonal data were collected. The treatment had minimal behavioral and endocrine effects. It resulted in shorter latencies of 'threat… CONTINUE READING