Reproductive behaviour: Make love, then war

Female aggression is enhanced after mating. Genetic manipulation and behavioural observation show that the receipt of sperm, and a seminal fluid protein, enhances female Drosophila aggression towards other females.

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Chapman, T., Wolfner, M. Reproductive behaviour: Make love, then war. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 0174 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0174

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