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Anxiety-like behaviour is regulated independently from sex, mating status, and the sex peptide receptor in Drosophila melanogaster

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Sex differences in anxiety-related behaviours have been documented in many animals and are notable in human populations. A major goal in behaviour research is to understand why and how sex differences in cognitive-emotional states like anxiety arise and are regulated throughout life. Anxiety allows individuals to detect and respond to threats. Mating is a candidate regulator for anxiety because threats are likely to change, often in sex-specific ways, when individuals shift to a postmating re...

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10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.05.011

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Christ Church
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University of Oxford
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Natural Environment Research Council
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NE/P017193/1
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Volume:
166
Pages:
1-7
Publication date:
2020-07-04
Acceptance date:
2020-04-17
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0003-3472
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English
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1099890
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pubs:1099890
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2020-04-13

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