Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199841196
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/19/2012
Series: Oxford Series in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Series
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

JB: Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Liege
GB: Vice Dean for Science and Research Infrastructure and Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Table of Contents

Part I. HISTORICAL ORIGINS AND CONCEPTUAL BASIS OF THE FIELD
1. Naftolin F. The aromatization hypothesis and the discovery of estrogen synthesis by brain cells

AROMATASE, ITS BRAIN DISTRIBUTION AND REGULATION
2. Callard GV, Greytak SR, Novillo A, Cotter KA & Meyer R. Brain aromatase in fishes: Historical perspective and comparative approaches
3. Roselli CE : The Distribution and regulation of aromatase in the mammalian brain: from mice to monkeys
4. Conley A, Orr VN, Trainor BC, Berger T & Hughes A. Multiple forms of aromatase in suiforms: tissue distribution, regulation and functional significance
5. Biegon A. Fowler J, Kim S, Logan J, Pareto D & Wang G-J. Regional distribution of aromatase in the human brain
6. Saldanha CJ, Remage-Healey L & Schlinger BA. Neuroanatomical distribution of aromatase in birds: cellular and subcellular analyses
7. Pellegrini E, Vaillant C, Diotel N, Benquet P, Brion F & Kah O. Expression, regulation and potential functions of aromatase in radial glial cells of the fish brain
8. Harada N. Molecular mechanisms controlling brain aromatase expression

BEHAVIORAL (GENOMIC) EFFECTS OF LOCALLY PRODUCED ESTROGEN IN THE BRAIN
9. Clemens LG. The origin of the aromatization hypothesis 1970-1990
10. Schlinger BA & Balthazart J. Aromatase and behavior: concepts gained from studies of aromatase in the avian brain
11. Heimovics SA, Fokidis HB & Soma KK. Brain Aromatase and Territorial Aggression Across the Seasons in Male Song Sparrows
12. Cohen RE & Wade J. Testosterone metabolism in reptiles
13. Krohmer RW. Aromatase, low temperature dormancy and reproduction in the red-sided garter snake
14. Gillies GE. Differential actions of estrogens in the male and female brain: a case for sex-specific medicines

AROMATASE AND SEXUAL DIFFERENTIATION
15. Sodersten P. A historical and personal perspective on the aromatization revolution: Steinach confirmed
16. McCarthy MM, Wright CL & Konkle ATM. Aromatase and sexual differentiation of the rodent brain: The old, the new and the unexpected
17. Bakker J. Aromatase and sexual differentiation: lessons from the aromatase and alpha-fetoprotein knockout mice
18. Adkins-Regan E. Aromatase, estrogens and differentiation of sexual behavior and partner preference in birds

AROMATASE AND BRAIN PROTECTION OR REPAIR
19. Azcoitia I, Arevalo MA & Garcia-Segura LM. Brain aromatase and neuroprotection in mammals
Duncan KA & Saldanha CS. Inducible aromatase in astroglia: protection and recovery from neural perturbation in birds

RAPID CHANGES IN AROMATASE ACTIVITY & RAPID EFFECTS OF ESTROGENS
20. Laredo SA & Trainor BC. Photoperiodic regulation of estrogen-dependent aggression
21. Charlier TD, Cornil CA, Ball GF & Balthazart J. Cellular mechanisms controlling rapid changes in brain aromatase activity
22. Cornil CA, Dickens MJ, Ball GF & Balthazart J. Rapid modulation of aromatase activity by social and environmental stimuli in quail
23. Tremere LA & Pinaud R. Modulation of Central Auditory Processing by a Brain-Generated Estrogen: Rapid Effects on Neural Coding, Discrimination and Behavior
24. Remage-Healey L. Acute synthesis and action of estrogens in communication circuits
25. Thompson RR & Mangiamele LA. Rapid Effects of Estradiol on Behavioral and Physiological Responses Related to Reproduction in Male Goldfish
26. Balthazart J & Ball G.F. Concluding statements and current challenges
Index

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