The Brain of Teleost Fish, a Source, and a Target of Sexual Steroids

Abstract

Neurosteroids are defined as steroids de novo synthesized in the central nervous system. While the production of neurosteroids is well documented in mammals and amphibians, there is less information about teleosts, the largest group of fish. Teleosts have long been known for their high brain aromatase and 5α-reductase activities, but recent data now… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00137

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