Acquired protein appetite in rats: dependence on a protein specific need state

Gibson, E L and Booth, D A (1986) Acquired protein appetite in rats: dependence on a protein specific need state. Experientia, 42. pp. 1003-1004. ISSN 0014-4754

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Abstract

Rats are shown to acquire a preference for protein- predictive olfactory cues which depends on a state of mild deficit in protein intake - i. e. a learned protein-specific appetite.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0180 Experimental psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0501 Motivation
Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD0241 Organic chemistry > QD0415 Biochemistry
Q Science > QP Physiology > QP0001 General Including influence of the environment > QP0136 Appetite
T Technology > TX Home economics > TX0341 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
Depositing User: prof. David Booth
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2015 11:30
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2015 11:30
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/56533
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