Physiological evidence for genetically mediated sibling recognition in mice.

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The kin selection theory predicts that individuals would behave differently toward one another, depending on their genetic relatedness. Kin discrimination has been demonstrated in mice from social behavior, and previous familiarity, as well as familiarity with the partner's phenotype, has been postulated to represent proximate mechanisms. It has already… (More)

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@article{Damato1994PhysiologicalEF, title={Physiological evidence for genetically mediated sibling recognition in mice.}, author={Francesca R D'amato}, journal={Behavior genetics}, year={1994}, volume={24 6}, pages={493-6} }