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, 211 (4488), 1303-11

Neural Gonadal Steroid Actions

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Neural Gonadal Steroid Actions

B S McEwen. Science.

Abstract

Neurons sensitive to gonadal steroids are located strategically within neural circuits that mediate behaviors broadly related to the reproductive process. Some neuronal events and properties are regulated by these hormones. Variability in the occurrence and distribution of particular neural hormonal sensitivities across species may be related to variations in the hormonal requirements for sexual differentiation and for activation of reproductive behaviors.

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