Food-choice in a food-preference test: comparison of two mouse strains and the effects of chlordiazepoxide treatment

In male mice of the C57 strain, chlordiazepoxide (CDP) (2.5, 5.0 and 10.0 mg/kg) reduced the latency to begin cating and prolonged the total time devoted to eating in a food-preference test. The increase in feeding duration arose from an increase in the mean duration of individual eating episodes and not from a change in the number of episodes that were… CONTINUE READING