Investigating the effect of bilateral amygdala lesions on fear conditioning and social interaction in the male Mongolian gerbil.

@article{Woolley2006InvestigatingTE,
  title={Investigating the effect of bilateral amygdala lesions on fear conditioning and social interaction in the male Mongolian gerbil.},
  author={Marie L. Woolley and Marie Haman and Guy A Higgins and Theresa Maria Ballard},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2006},
  volume={1078 1},
  pages={151-8}
}
Identification of the selective neurokinin NK(1) receptor antagonist, 2-(R)-(1-(R)-3,5-Bis(trifluromethyl)phenylethoxy)-3-(S)-(4-fluoro)phenyl-4-(3-oxo-1,2,4-triazol-5yl)methylmor-phine (MK-869), as a novel therapeutic approach for anxiety/depression has led to increased use of the Mongolian gerbil in behavioural studies since the gerbil NK(1) receptor pharmacology is similar to human, but not rat or mouse. Within this species, foot tapping and immobility elicited by aversive conditioning, as… CONTINUE READING