Sexually dimorphic gene expression in mouse brain precedes gonadal differentiation.

@article{Dewing2003SexuallyDG,
  title={Sexually dimorphic gene expression in mouse brain precedes gonadal differentiation.},
  author={Phoebe Dewing and Tao Zhong Shi and Steve Horvath and Eric Vilain},
  journal={Brain research. Molecular brain research},
  year={2003},
  volume={118 1-2},
  pages={82-90}
}
The classic view of brain sexual differentiation and behavior is that gonadal steroid hormones act directly to promote sex differences in neural and behavioral development. In particular, the actions of testosterone and its metabolites induce a masculine pattern of brain development, while inhibiting feminine neural and behavioral patterns of differentiation. However, recent evidence indicates that gonadal hormones may not solely be responsible for sex differences in brain development and… CONTINUE READING
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