RFamide-related Peptide-3 and the Trade-off between Reproductive and Ingestive Behavior

@inproceedings{Schneider2017RFamiderelatedPA,
  title={RFamide-related Peptide-3 and the Trade-off between Reproductive and Ingestive Behavior},
  author={Jill E. Schneider and Noah Adam Benton and Kim A. Russo and Candice M. Klingerman and Wilbur Putney Iii. Williams and Jessica Simberlund and Amir Y. Abdulhay and Jeremy Michael Brozek and Lance J. Kriegsfeld},
  booktitle={Integrative and comparative biology},
  year={2017}
}
Ingestive and sex behaviors are important for individual survival and reproductive success, but when environmental energy availability is limited, individuals of many different species make a trade-off, forfeiting sex for ingestive behavior. For example, food-deprived female Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) forego vaginal scent marking and lordosis (sex behaviors) in favor of foraging, hoarding, and eating food (ingestive behavior). Reproductive processes tend to be energetically costly… CONTINUE READING
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