Sexual and aggressive behaviour of adult male marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) castrated neonatally, prepubertally, or in adulthood.

@article{Dixson1993SexualAA,
  title={Sexual and aggressive behaviour of adult male marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) castrated neonatally, prepubertally, or in adulthood.},
  author={Alan F. Dixson},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1993},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={301-7}
}
During early postnatal development, males of some primate species exhibit higher levels of plasma testosterone than females. The possible significance of this for behavioural development was examined in male marmosets castrated neonatally (NC), prepubertally (PC), or in adulthood (AC) and reared in their natal groups. Age-matched intact (AI) adult males served as controls. All males were removed from their natal groups as adults for pair testing with unfamiliar conspecific males and females. NC… CONTINUE READING

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