Male rat pups are more hesitant to urinate in response to anogenital stimulation than are their female sibs.


Journal Article

Male rat pups required more anogenital stimulation before they began to urinate than did their sisters and males produced more urine than their female sibs during a fixed period of anogenital stimulation. These findings are interpreted as consistent with the view that neonatal mammals can manipulate the behavior of their dams.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Clark, MM; Galef, BG

Published Date

  • January 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 81 - 85

PubMed ID

  • 2912815

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2912815

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-2302

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-1630

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/dev.420220107


  • eng