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50 days in the absence of adult, Drickamer 1992). Pooled urine collected from grouped males (up to five per cage) continues to accelerate puberty as well as urine from isolated males (Drickamer 1983). Dominance relationships seem also to influence the expression of the puberty-accelerating chemosignal(s) because subordinate males did not produce any puberty-accelerating effect, in contrast to dominant (Lombardi and Vandenbergh 1977; Drickamer 1983). e. the accessory olfactory pathway including the accessory olfactory bulb (AOB), the medial amygdala, the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, the preoptic nucleus and the ventromedial hypothalamus; Veyrac et al.