SOURCE: Medical News Today
DATE: December 11, 2012
EXCERPT: "Johns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount of milk available in breast milk ducts. ... " ... [David Ginty] noting that "it will be interesting to see if similar mechanisms create other sex-specific differences in neural wiring, including those that affect general behavior." " more
RELATED PUBMED LINK:
Liu Y, Rutlin M, Huang S, Barrick CA, Wang F, Jones KR, Tessarollo L, Ginty DD. Sexually dimorphic BDNF signaling directs sensory innervation of the mammary gland. Science. 2012 Dec 7;338(6112):1357-60.
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