Activational and organizational effects of estradiol on male behavioral neuroendocrine function.

Abstract

Evidence is reviewed that establishes an essential role for estradiol, synthesized locally via aromatization of testosterone in the adult as well as the developing male nervous system of rats, ferrets, and mice, in both the organization and adult activation of neural circuits that control appetitive as well as consummatory components of masculine sexual… (More)

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@article{Baum2003ActivationalAO, title={Activational and organizational effects of estradiol on male behavioral neuroendocrine function.}, author={Michael J Baum}, journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology}, year={2003}, volume={44 3}, pages={213-20} }