Ultrasonic call characteristics of rat pups are altered following prenatal malnutrition.

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The male offspring of rats provided with a protein deficient diet (6% casein) for 5 weeks prior to mating and throughout pregnancy were subjected to a brief period of isolation and cooling at postnatal Days (P)7, 9, and 11, and their ultrasonic vocalizations were compared with those of well-nourished pups. Calls were categorized into 12 different types… (More)

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@article{Tonkiss2003UltrasonicCC, title={Ultrasonic call characteristics of rat pups are altered following prenatal malnutrition.}, author={John Tonkiss and Kristin E. Bonnie and Jamie L Hudson and Penny L Shultz and Pilar Bartolom{\'e} Duran and Janina R Galler}, journal={Developmental psychobiology}, year={2003}, volume={43 2}, pages={90-101} }