Disrupted acquisition of male sexual experience following early social isolation and artificial rearing is prevented by tactile stimulation

Published: 18 October 2019| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/wc4szxt4n8.2
Angel Melo,
Rosa Angélica Lucio,
Carlos Edmundo Aguilar Pérez,
Anna Lomanowska,
Verónica Rodríguez-Piedracruz ,
Mayra Flores-Jiménez ,
Kurt Hoffman


Our research shows that early maternal deprivation through artificial rearing impair the acquisition of masculine sexual experience in rats, and tactile stimulation during isolation prevent this effect.