Steroid Sex Hormone Binding by Cells in the Vertebrate Brain
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).
KeywordsZebra Finch Preoptic Area Medial Preoptic Area Ventromedial Nucleus Vertebrate Brain
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