Urinary oxytocin and social bonding in related and unrelated wild chimpanzees

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Crockford, C.; Wittig, R. M.; Langergraber, K.; Ziegler, T. E.; Zuberbühler, K.; Deschner, T.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: The Royal Society
  • Journal: PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (issn: 0962-8452)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3574389, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2765
  • Subject: Research Articles
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