Taste reactivity in alcohol-preferring AA and alcohol-avoiding ANA rats.

Alcohol-preferring rats (Alko alcohol or AA) were tested for taste reactivity to water, sucrose, quinine, and a range of alcohol concentrations (5-40%) both before and after a period of continuous alcohol access. The alcohol-avoiding line of rats (Alko nonalcohol or ANA) was also tested for comparison. It was found that AA rats displayed greater ingestive… CONTINUE READING