Estradiol Masculinizes Hypothalamus?

Jeff Bloomquist jbquist at vt.edu
Tue Mar 19 19:23:48 EST 1996


Teresa Binstock <binstoct at essex.UCHSC.edu> wrote:

> These and other genomic sex differences are present in each and every 
> cell of humans, including brain cells, so perhaps we ought discontinue 
> pretending that all biologically induced sex differences arise only from 
> hormonal differentiation. 

A persons physiological gender is genetically determined at conception. 
Their development of secondary sexual characteristics is hormonally
mediated at maturity.  What other factors could influence the development
of 'sex differences'?

Mike Kirby



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