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Olfactory Bulb Removal Eliminates Maternal Behavior in the Mouse

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Science  15 Jan 1971:
Vol. 171, Issue 3967, pp. 210-211
DOI: 10.1126/science.171.3967.210

Abstract

Olfactory bulb removal eliminated maternal behavior in lactating and in virgin mice. The results are in contrast to the generally accepted concept of multisensory control of mammalian maternal behavior.