Defending the brain from estrogen

David Andrew Puts, Cynthia L. Jordan, S. Marc Breedlove

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Abstract

Alpha-fetoprotein binds estrogens in the developing brain. A new paper shows that inhibiting estrogen rescues the brain masculinization found in female mice lacking this gene, suggesting that alpha-fetoprotein inhibits estrogen activity in females.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalNature Neuroscience
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2006

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Estrogens
alpha-Fetoproteins
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Puts, David Andrew ; Jordan, Cynthia L. ; Breedlove, S. Marc. / Defending the brain from estrogen. In: Nature Neuroscience. 2006 ; Vol. 9, No. 2. pp. 155-156.
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In: Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 9, No. 2, 01.02.2006, p. 155-156.

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