Psychoneuroendocrinology 2021 Apr 29;129:105247. Epub 2021 Apr 29.
Institute of Anatomy and Histology & Embryology, Neuroscience, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu Province 730000, PR China; Key Laboratory of Preclinical Study for New Drugs of Gansu Province, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu Province 730000, PR China. Electronic address:
Life experiences, such as maternal deprivation (MD) and environment enrichment (EE), affect social behaviors in the adult. But, the underlying mechanism remains unclear. In the present study, we determined whether neonatal MD induces social deficits, whether postweaning EE restores the deficits, and their effects on neuron morphology and oxytocin (OT)-oxytocin receptor (OTR) system. Read More