Sex hormones and brain dopamine functions.

  title={Sex hormones and brain dopamine functions.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Sotomayor-Z{\'a}rate and Gonzalo Cruz and Georgina M. Renard and Pedro J. Espinosa and Victor H. D{\'i}az Ram{\'i}rez},
  journal={Central nervous system agents in medicinal chemistry},
  volume={14 2},
Sex hormones exert differential effects on a variety of sensitive tissues like the reproductive tract, gonads, liver, bone and adipose tissue, among others. In the brain, sex hormones act as neuroactive steroids regulating the function of neuroendocrine diencephalic structures like the hypothalamus. In addition, steroids can exert physiological effects upon… CONTINUE READING