Effects of prenatal androgens on rhesus monkeys: a model system to explore the organizational hypothesis in primates.

@article{Thornton2009EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prenatal androgens on rhesus monkeys: a model system to explore the organizational hypothesis in primates.},
  author={Jan Thornton and Julia L. Zehr and Michael Loose},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={633-45}
}
After proposing the organizational hypothesis from research in prenatally androgenized guinea pigs (Phoenix, C.H., Goy, R.W., Gerall, A.A., Young, W.C., 1959. Organizational action of prenatally administered testosterone propionate on the tissues mediating mating behavior in the female guinea pig. Endocrinology 65, 369-382.), the same authors almost immediately extended the hypothesis to a nonhuman primate model, the rhesus monkey. Studies over the last 50 years have verified that prenatal… CONTINUE READING
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