Sex differences in striatal dopamine: in vivo microdialysis and behavioral studies

@article{Castner1993SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in striatal dopamine: in vivo microdialysis and behavioral studies},
  author={S. Castner and L. Xiao and J. Becker},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={610},
  pages={127-134}
}
Experiments were conducted to examine sex differences in striatal dopamine function using in vivo microdialysis in freely moving rats. We report here a sex difference in basal extracellular striatal dopamine determined by quantitative microdialysis (the no net flux method) when castrated and ovariectomized rats were compared. There was no sex difference in dopamine uptake into synaptosomes. This indicates that the sex difference in extracellular dopamine is most likely due to sex differences in… Expand
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