The impact of maternal separation on adult mouse behaviour and on the total neuron number in the mouse hippocampus


The maternal separation paradigm has been applied to C57BL/6J mice as an animal developmental model for understanding structural deficits leading to abnormal behaviour. A maternal separation (MS) model was used on postnatal day (PND) 9, where the pups were removed from their mother for 24 h (MS24). When the pups were 10 weeks old, the level of anxiety and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00429-007-0169-6


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