Sexual behavior-associated c-Fos induction in the sagittalis nucleus of the hypothalamus in male rat.

The sagittalis nucleus of the hypothalamus (SGN) is a small nucleus located in the interstitial area between the arcuate and ventromedial nuclei of the hypothalamus in rats. The SGN exhibits male-biased sexual dimorphism and expresses estrogen receptor α and calbindin-D28K. This suggests a contribution of the SGN to sexually differentiated brain function… CONTINUE READING