Sexual Dimorphism in Neuronal Activity

Sexual dimorphism of neurons shows quantitative differences in cell number, gene expression and other features. Sexual dimorphism of neurons within the brain underlie behavioral sex differences, but individual function of the sexually dimorphic neurons is poorly understood. Here is the latest research on sexual dimorphism in neuronal activity.

October 15, 2021
Open Access

Regulatory T-cells inhibit microglia-induced pain hypersensitivity in female mice.

Julia KuhnAllan Basbaum
October 9, 2021
Open Access

TNF-mediated neuroinflammation is linked to neuronal necroptosis in Alzheimer's disease hippocampus.

Acta Neuropathologica Communications
A. JayaramanRichard Reynolds
October 7, 2021

Molecular Mechanisms of Sexually Dimorphic Nervous System Patterning in Flies and Worms.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology
Stephen F Goodwin, Oliver Hobert
September 16, 2021

Lead (Pb)-induced oxidative stress mediates sex-specific autistic-like behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster.

Molecular Neurobiology
Olakkaran ShilpaHunasanahally Puttaswamygowda Gurushankara
September 13, 2021

Sex/gender differences in the brain are not trivial-A commentary on Eliot et al. (2021).

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Marco Hirnstein, Markus Hausmann
September 5, 2021

Maternal separation alters the reward system of activity-based anorexia rats.

Dario AspesiStefano Gotti
September 2, 2021

Between-sex variability of resting state functional brain networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Journal of Neural Transmission
Francesca TrojsiGioacchino Tedeschi
September 2, 2021

Posterodorsal medial amygdala regulation of female social behavior: GABA vs Glutamate projections.

The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Caroline S JohnsonPaul E Micevych
September 1, 2021

A positively-selected MAGEE2 LoF allele is associated with sexual dimorphism in human brain size, and shows similar phenotypes in Magee2 null mice.

Molecular Biology and Evolution
Michał SzpakChris Tyler-Smith
August 23, 2021

Sex matters: association between callous-unemotional traits and uncinate fasciculus microstructure in youths with conduct disorder.

Brain Imaging and Behavior
Thomas VillemonteixStéphane A De Brito
August 16, 2021
Open Access

Hypothalamic Perineuronal Nets Are Regulated by Sex and Dietary Interventions.

Frontiers in Physiology
Nan ZhangYong Xu
August 10, 2021
Open Access

Estrogen mediates sex differences in preoptic neuropeptide and pituitary hormone production in medaka.

Communications Biology
Junpei YamashitaKataaki Okubo
August 9, 2021

A human craniofacial life-course: Cross-sectional morphological covariations during postnatal growth, adolescence, and aging.

The Anatomical Record : Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology
Nathan S JefferyAmy Manson
August 9, 2021
Open Access

Developmental Alcohol Exposure in Drosophila: Effects on Adult Phenotypes and Gene Expression in the Brain.

Frontiers in Psychiatry
Sneha S MokashiRobert R H Anholt

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