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Jan 10, 2021

Distinct hypothalamic control of same- and opposite-sex mounting behaviour in mice

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Ultrasonic vocalizations of male mice distinguish aggressive, male-directed mounting from reproductive, female-directed mounting behaviours, which are represented by distinct ESR1-expressing populations of neurons in the ventromedial hypothalamus and medial preoptic area, respectively.

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