Immediate early gene activity‐regulated cytoskeletal‐associated protein regulates estradiol‐induced lordosis behavior in female rats

@article{Christensen2015ImmediateEG,
  title={Immediate early gene activity‐regulated cytoskeletal‐associated protein regulates estradiol‐induced lordosis behavior in female rats},
  author={Amy Christensen and Phoebe Dewing and P E Micevych},
  journal={Journal of Neuroscience Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={93}
}
Sensory feedback is an important component of any behavior, with each instance influencing subsequent activity. Female sexual receptivity is mediated both by the steroid hormone milieu and interaction with the male. We tested the influence of repeated mating on the level of sexual receptivity in ovariectomized rats treated with estradiol benzoate (EB) once every fourth day to mimic the normal phasic changes of circulating estradiol. Females were divided into two groups: naïve, which were tested… Expand
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