Thyroid hormone causes sexually distinct neurochemical and morphological alterations in rat septal-diagonal band neurons.


Sex differences were investigated in cholinergic neurons of the septal-diagonal band region of adult rats subjected to neonatal treatment with 3,3',5-triiodo-L-thyronine (T3). Neonatal hyperthyroidism resulted in a 44% increase in specific activity of choline acetyltransferase (ChAT; EC in adult male rat septal-diagonal band region, whereas no… (More)


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