The Significance of Estrogen in Reproductive Copulatory Success in African-clawed Frog ( Xenopus laevis )

@inproceedings{Nguyen2013TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Estrogen in Reproductive Copulatory Success in African-clawed Frog ( Xenopus laevis )},
  author={Hanh Ngoc Nguyen},
  year={2013}
}
Hormones are a vital component of reproductive processes, intimately acting on both sexes through proteins of pituitary origin that affect the gonads, and steroids of gonadal origin that affect the accessory organs and secondary sexual characters. Reproductive behavioral success is the capability of an organism to outcompete other organisms for a mate and to achieve copulation. Aside from its crucial role in courtship dynamics, testosterone works with its counterpart estrogen to regulate these… CONTINUE READING