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Concluding Statements and Current Challenges

Jacques Balthazart and Gregory F. Ball

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter summarizes the aims of this book, which was to provide a fair representation of the current state of knowledge concerning the production of brain estrogens and the role of these locally ... More


Androgens and Aggression

Neal G. Simon and Shi-Fang Lu

in Biology of Aggression

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter utilizes conspecific, offensive aggression in males and females as model systems to exemplify androgenic influences on aggressive behavior. This form of aggression is a productive ... More


The Sexual Animal

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses the role of gonadal hormones in the reproductive life of mammals. Topics covered include hormonal activation of sexual behavior, hormonal organization of sexual behavior, ... More


Masakazu Konishi

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents an autobiography of Masakazu Konishi. Konishi has been one of the leaders in avian neuroethology since the early 1960's. He is known for his idea that young birds initially ... More


Sex Differences in Pharmacogenomics as a Tool to Study CNS Disorders

Julia Pinsonneault and Wolfgang Sadée

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews current trends in the understanding of the genetics of central nervous system (CNS) disorders and how sex differences impinge on outcomes, or can serve to study the underlying ... More


Sex Differences in HPA Axis Regulation

Elizabeth A. Young, Ania Korszun, Helmer F. Figueiredo, Matia Banks-Solomon, and James P. Herman

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0000
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews the interactions between gonadal steroids and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, especially the ability of gonadal steroids to modulate glucocorticoidnegative ... More


Sex Differences in Neuroplasticity

Csaba Leranth, Neil J. MacLusky, and Tibor Hajszan

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

In a concomitant study, using electron microscopic stereological calculation, Woolley and McEwen (Woolley & McEwen, 1992) have demonstrated that, even during the ovarian cycle there is a fluctuation ... More


The Aromatization Hypothesis and the Discovery of Estrogen Synthesis by Brain Cells

Frederick Naftolin

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Although the discovery that brain cells could make estrogen from androgen precursors derived from the need to understand the basis of brain sexual differentiation, the consequences of this ... More


Expression, Regulation, and Potential Functions of Aromatase in Radial Glial Cells of the Fish Brain

Elisabeth Pellegrini, Colette Vaillant, Nicolas Diotel, Pascal Benquet, François Brion, and Olivier Kah

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Brain aromatase in fish is an exciting research topic because of several unconventional features that challenge the established view based on studies in other vertebrates. First, the brain of teleost ... More


Homeopathy

Elizabeth A Thompson

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The homeopathic approach is underpinned by the philosophy that each person is unique and may benefit from an individualised prescription. Remedies can be derived from animal, mineral, or plant ... More


Hormonal Confusion: The Contested Science of Endocrine Disruption

Geoffrey C. Kabat

in Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231166461
eISBN:
9780231542852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166461.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the early 1990s concern emerged that hormonal compounds present in small amounts in food and water – “environmental estrogens” -- could be having subtle effects on human health and wildlife. This ... More


Critical appraisal of a matched case–control study

J. Mark Elwood

in Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529552
eISBN:
9780191723865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529552.003.14
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an example of the application of the scheme for critical appraisal: a small matched case-control study entitled ‘Increased risk of endometrial carcinoma among users of ... More


Exogenous Hormones

JAMES V. LACEY, GRAHAM A. COLDITZ, and DAVID SCHOTTENFELD

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the link between exogenous hormones and cancer. It focuses on estrogen and progesterone effects on tissues of the breast, endometrium, uterine cervix, ovary, and colon. All ... More


Breast Cancer

Susan Hankinson, Rulla Tamimi, and David Hunter

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Breast cancer risk is influenced by pregnancy, which can stimulate the growth of already initiated cells but conveys long-term protection, perhaps through permanent structural changes to the tissue ... More


Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Jacques Balthazart and Gregory Ball (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Aromatase—or estrogen, as it is commonly known—is present in the brain and has been the subject of much recent research, not only with regard to menopause and the dwindling supply of estrogen and its ... More


Brain Aromatase and Territorial Aggression Across the Seasons in Male Song Sparrows

Sarah A. Heimovics, H. Bobby Fokidis, and Kiran K. Soma

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Research on free-living songbirds has revealed novel and important insights into the various contexts in which 17β-estradiol (E2) activates aggressive behavior. In the Pacific Northwest, male song ... More


Differential Actions of Estrogens in the Male and Female Brain: A Case for Sex-Specific Medicines

Glenda E. Gillies

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Estrogens are ubiquitous hormones that are now known to have profound effects in the brain of both males and females across species. Available clinical and preclinical data indicate the potential for ... More


Aromatase, Estrogens, and Differentiation of Sexual Behavior and Partner Preference in Birds

Elizabeth Adkins-Regan

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Birds show a rich array of sexually differentiated behavior. Research on two species, the Japanese quail and the zebra finch, is the source of most of what is known to date about the role of hormones ... More


Cellular Mechanisms Controlling Rapid Changes in Brain Aromatase Activity

Thierry D. Charlier, Charlotte A. Cornil, Gregory F. Ball, and Jacques Balthazart

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Beside their action at the genomic level, estrogens such as 17β-estradiol (E2) also activate rapid and transient cellular, physiological, and behavioral changes. Aromatase is the key limiting enzyme ... More


Modulation of Central Auditory Processing by a Brain-Generated Estrogen: Rapid Effects on Neural Coding, Discrimination, and Behavior

Liisa A. Tremere and Raphael Pinaud

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Beyond the traditional roles of estrogens, especially 17β-estradiol (E2), in the regulation of reproductive, aggressive and mnemonic functions, recent findings conclusively demonstrate that E2 also ... More


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