Chemical Signals in Agonistic and Social Behavior of Rodents

  • Ph. Ropartz


Ten years ago, a review regarding the role of chemical signals in the social behavior of rodents would have been a simple task; there were only a few works showing the involvement of olfactory cues in the social relations of mice and rats. Today, it seems impossible to compile an exhaustive list of the results of all such studies.


Social Behavior Female Mouse Male Mouse Olfactory Bulb Chemical Signal 
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  • Ph. Ropartz
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Psychophysiologie (U.L.P.)StrasbourgFrance

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