Murine aggression induced by a boar chemosignal: a stimulus presentation dependency.

@article{Ingersoll1986MurineAI,
  title={Murine aggression induced by a boar chemosignal: a stimulus presentation dependency.},
  author={D W Ingersoll and J. -F. Launay},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1986},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={263-9}
}
Male mice were used to assess for the presence of aggression-promoting cues in the boar chemosignal, 5 alpha-androst-16-ene-3-one. The findings of Experiment 1 indicated that this steroid has no aggression-promoting properties when mixed in water. When mixed in urine from castrated males, however, the steroid was shown to induce agonistic behavior in… CONTINUE READING