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    Ball, Gregory F. Balthazart, Jacques and McCarthy, Margaret M. 2014. Is it useful to view the brain as a secondary sexual characteristic?. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Vol. 46, p. 628.


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More evidence for the role of estrogens in female differentiation of the brain

  • Klaus D. Döhler (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X98251211
  • Published online: 01 June 1998
Abstract

Evidence accumulates that pre- and postnatally circulating estrogens play an active role in the differentiation of the female brain: the susceptible period for feminization of the brain seems to extend far beyond the period during which masculinization of the brain occurs. Thus, there is a need to reevaluate the widely accepted “concept of basic femaleness” in sexual brain differentiation.

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