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The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests$
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Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162851

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001

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Thermoregulation

Thermoregulation

Chapter:
(p.226) 21 Thermoregulation
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The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat
Author(s):

Evelyn Satinoff

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0021

This chapter sketches behavioral and reflexive thermoregulatory behaviors in adult and immature rats. It also describes some of the methods of studying thermoregulatory behavior and outlines some of the neural mechanisms that mediate temperature regulation.

Keywords:   laboratory rats, temperature regulation, thermoregulatory behavior, neural mechanisms

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