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What does OXT stand for?

OXT stands for Oxytocin

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It's a question on scientists' minds as they try to figure out what role the brain chemical oxytocin (okseh-TOE-sin) plays in sports.
Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, collected urine samples of 33 chimpanzees from Budongo Forest, Uganda, and measured their urinary oxytocin levels after single episodes of a specific cooperative behaviour, mutual grooming.
The medical implications were huge: Drugs based on synthetic oxytocin would speed delivery time for women in labor, and the synthesis of other similar molecules promised a new era in hormone treatment.