Testosterone regulates androgen and estrogen receptor immunoreactivity in rat substantia nigra pars reticulata.

At postnatal day (PN)1, there are sex differences in gonadal receptor expression in the rat substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNR). Male pups have lower levels of androgen receptor (AR) and estrogen receptor (ER)beta immunoreactivity (IR) compared to female pups, while ERalpha IR is equally expressed in the two sexes. To test whether these differences are… CONTINUE READING