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Anti-aggressive effects of neuropeptide S independent of anxiolysis in male rats

Beiderbeck, Daniela Ingeborg, Lukas, Michael and Neumann, Inga D. (2014) Anti-aggressive effects of neuropeptide S independent of anxiolysis in male rats. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.

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Abstract

Neuropeptide S (NPS) exerts robust anxiolytic and memory enhancing effects, but only in a non-social context. In order to study whether NPS affects aggressive behavior we used Wistar rats bred for low (LAB) and high (HAB) levels of innate anxiety-related behaviour, respectively, which were both described to display increased levels of aggression compared with Wistar rats not selectively bred for ...

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Item type:Article
Date:6 May 2014
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00185DOI
Keywords:Aggression, Hypothalamus, Nucleus Accumbens, Social Behavior, Anxiety, neuropeptide S
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30020
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