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Curr Biol. 2012 Nov 6;22(21):R907-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.034.

Behavioral neuroscience: learning to suckle with signature odor.

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Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 63, New York, NY 10065, USA.

Abstract

A new study in mice reveals that an apparently innate behavior, suckling, is triggered not by a classical pheromone but by the pup learning the complex signature odor of its mother.

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23137683
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.034
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