Neurotrophic effects of steroids on lesion-induced growth in the hippocampus. II. Hormone replacement.

The mediation of lesion-induced sprouting in the nervous system is a complex interaction of local membrane factors and circulating hormones. This series of studies examines the reactivity of the sprouting response of both male and female subjects under different hormonal conditions. Young adult male and female Sprague-Dawley rats which were gonadectomized… (More)