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Unformatted text preview: Reading Guide : Read all sections and all figures. Do not get too bogged down in the details of the behavioral assays. Please answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each. Bring your written answers to section. We will use them as the basis of discussion, and you will turn them in at the end of section. Question 1. How do TRP mutant females differ in their behavior to females? To males? Question 2. What controls do the authors use to show that behaviors arent due to developmental defects or hormonal changes? Question 3. What is the evidence that pathways for male and female behaviors are present in the brain? Question 4. These experiments suggest that TRPC2 channels in the VNO are necessary for female-typical behavior. How would you design an experiment to investigate whether activation of the channels is also sufficient to induce the behavior?...
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