Review articleCellular and molecular mechanisms of sexual differentiation in the mammalian nervous system
Review articleOpen access
2016/01/01 Review article DOI: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2016.01.001
Journal: Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology
Highlights•Molecular mechanisms underlying sex differences are diverse and region-specific.•Cellular mechanisms include neurogenesis, migration, cell death and differentiation.•New roles for non-neuronal cells, the immune system and experience are discussed.•The same stimulus may elicit sex-specific cellular and molecular responses.•Genome-wide studies reveal surprising effects of neonatal steroid treatment.
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