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Steroid Sex Hormone Binding by Cells in the Vertebrate Brain

  • Donald W. Pfaff

Abstract

Estrogen treatment followed by progesterone can induce behavioral sexual receptivity in ovariectomized female rodents (Beach, 1948; Young, 1961). In fact, estrogenic facilitation of female reproductive behavior has been found in a wide variety of vertebrate species (Crews and Silver, 1980; Kelley and Pfaff, 1978).

Keywords

Zebra Finch Preoptic Area Medial Preoptic Area Ventromedial Nucleus Vertebrate Brain 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald W. Pfaff
    • 1
  1. 1.The Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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