Sievert T1, Laska M2.
Chem Senses. 2016 Jun;41(5):399-406. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjw015. Epub 2016 Feb 18.Mammalian prey species are able to detect predator odors and to display appropriate defensive behavior. However, there is only limited knowledge about whether single compounds of predator odors are sufficient to elicit such behavior. Therefore, we assessed if predator-naïve CD-1 mice (n = 60) avoid sulfur-containing compounds that are characteristic components of natural predator odors and/or display other indicators of anxiety. Read More