Fetal effects on sexual behavior and aggression in young and old female mice treated with estrogen and testosterone

@article{Rines1984FetalEO,
  title={Fetal effects on sexual behavior and aggression in young and old female mice treated with estrogen and testosterone},
  author={Jane P Rines and F. V. Saal},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={1984},
  volume={18},
  pages={117-129}
}
  • Jane P Rines, F. V. Saal
  • Published 1984
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • During fetal life female mice (Mus musculus) that develop between two male fetuses (2M females) have higher blood concentrations of testosterone than do females that do not develop next to a male fetus (0M females). In the first experiment reported here, sexual receptivity and sexual attractiveness to males were examined in young (5 month old) and old (17 month old) ovariectomized, estrogen- and progesterone-treated 0M and 2M female mice that were placed in like-age pairs with a male. Most… CONTINUE READING
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