Ovariectomy influences the circadian rhythm of locomotor activity and the photic phase shifts in the volcano mouse.

Recently, the relationship between the circadian system and female reproduction has been of great interest; ovarian hormones can modify the amount and distribution of daily activity differently in rodent species. The volcano mouse Neotomodon alstoni is a species in which it is possible to study the circadian rhythm of locomotion, and it offers comparative… CONTINUE READING