Estrous cycle influences the response of female rats in the elevated plus-maze test.

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The aim of this study was to examine the state of anxiety and the 17beta-estradiol and progesterone levels in rats tested in the elevated plus-maze during the four phases of the estrous cycle. Male rats, female rats during each of the four phases of the estrous cycle, ovariectomized rats, and diestrus female rats treated with estradiol were tested in the… (More)

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@article{Marcondes2001EstrousCI, title={Estrous cycle influences the response of female rats in the elevated plus-maze test.}, author={Fernanda Klein Marcondes and Karen Miguel and L. L. Melo and Regina C{\'e}lia Spadari-Bratfisch}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={2001}, volume={74 4-5}, pages={435-40} }