Effects of estradiol in adult neurogenesis and brain repair in zebrafish.

Abstract

The brain of the adult teleost fish exhibits intense neurogenic activity and an outstanding capability for brain repair. Remarkably, the brain estrogen-synthesizing enzyme, aromatase B, is strongly expressed, particularly in adult fishes, in radial glial cells, which act as progenitors. Using zebrafish, we tested the hypothesis that estrogens affect adult… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2012.04.003

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