Sex difference in attraction thresholds for volatile odors from male and estrous female mouse urine.

@article{Baum2002SexDI,
  title={Sex difference in attraction thresholds for volatile odors from male and estrous female mouse urine.},
  author={Michael J Baum and Eric B. Keverne},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={213-9}
}
Volatile urinary odors from opposite sex conspecifics contribute to mate recognition in numerous mammalian species, including mice. We used a simple habituation/dishabituation testing procedure to ask whether the capacity to detect and investigate decreasing concentrations of volatile urinary odors is sexually differentiated in mice. Beginning 2 months after gonadectomy and in the absence of any sex steroid treatment, adult, sexually naive male and female CBA x C57Bl/6 F1 hybrid mice received… CONTINUE READING

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