Extended Data Figure 2: TH+ ablation in AVPV impairs maternal behaviour and increases inter-male aggression. | Nature

Extended Data Figure 2: TH+ ablation in AVPV impairs maternal behaviour and increases inter-male aggression.

From: A sexually dimorphic hypothalamic circuit controls maternal care and oxytocin secretion

Extended Data Figure 2

ad, Maternal behaviour of virgin females in TH-ablation and control groups (nablation = 13, ncontrol = 13). e, Pup retrieval of postpartum females in TH-ablation and control groups (nablation = 11, ncontrol = 11). fh, Pup-directed behaviours of virgin (g, h) and parental (f) males in TH-ablation and control groups. i, j, Inter-male aggression in TH-ablated and control groups (nablation = 10, ncontrol = 10). Data are means + s.e.m. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01, Mann–Whitney U-test.

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