Suppression of the Development of Female Mating Behavior by Estrogen Administered in Infancy

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Science  19 Jul 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3577, pp. 273-274
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3577.273


The administration of estradiol benzoate subcutaneously to 4-day-old female rats resulted in reduced mating in response to estrogen and progesterone in adulthood.