Neonatal treatment with lipopolysaccharide differentially affects adult anxiety responses in the light–dark test and taste neophobia test in male and female rats

@article{Tenk2013NeonatalTW,
  title={Neonatal treatment with lipopolysaccharide differentially affects adult anxiety responses in the light–dark test and taste neophobia test in male and female rats},
  author={Christine M Tenk and Martin Kavaliers and K P Ossenkopp},
  journal={International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={171-180}
}
Neonatal administration of the bacterial cell wall component, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) has been shown to alter a variety of behavioural and physiological processes in the adult rat, including altering adult anxiety-like behaviour. Research conducted to date, however, has produced conflicting findings with some results demonstrating increases in adult anxiety-like behaviour while others report decreases or no changes in anxiety-like behaviour. Thus, the current study conducted additional… CONTINUE READING

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