Effect of the pineal gland on alcohol consumption by congenitally blind male rats

R. J. Reiter, K. Blum, J. E. Wallace, J. H. Merritt

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Congenitally blind rats drank more of a 5% alcohol solution than water while congenitally blind pinealectomized rats drank more water than did the intact rats. Daily injections of melatonin did not influence choice of drinking fluid in either group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)937-939
Number of pages3
Issue number3 A
StatePublished - Dec 1 1973


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