Charlotte A Cornil

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Functional significance of the rapid regulation of brain estrogen action: where do the estrogens come from?
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 108 Ames Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Brain Res 1126:2-26. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Estradiol rapidly activates male sexual behavior and affects brain monoamine levels in the quail brain
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 166:110-23. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Dopamine modulates male sexual behavior in Japanese quail in part via actions on noradrenergic receptors
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 163:42-57. 2005
  4. pmc Rapid effects of aromatase inhibition on male reproductive behaviors in Japanese quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Horm Behav 49:45-67. 2006
  5. pmc Distinct neuroendocrine mechanisms control neural activity underlying sex differences in sexual motivation and performance
    Jacques Balthazart
    GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 37:735-42. 2013
  6. pmc Interplay among catecholamine systems: dopamine binds to alpha2-adrenergic receptors in birds and mammals
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:610-27. 2008
  7. pmc Diversity of mechanisms involved in aromatase regulation and estrogen action in the brain
    Thierry D Charlier
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1800:1094-105. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Estradiol, a key endocrine signal in the sexual differentiation and activation of reproductive behavior in quail
    Jacques Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 311:323-45. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of aromatase inhibition on testosterone-dependent conditioned rhythmic cloacal sphincter movements in male Japanese quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Physiol Behav 83:99-105. 2004
  10. pmc Neuroestrogens rapidly regulate sexual motivation but not performance
    Aurore L Seredynski
    Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Neurosci 33:164-74. 2013

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Publications27

  1. pmc Functional significance of the rapid regulation of brain estrogen action: where do the estrogens come from?
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 108 Ames Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Brain Res 1126:2-26. 2006
    ..Such mechanisms thus fulfill the gap existing between the fast actions of estrogen and their mode of production and open new avenues for the understanding of estrogenic effects on the brain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estradiol rapidly activates male sexual behavior and affects brain monoamine levels in the quail brain
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 166:110-23. 2006
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that a single estradiol injection rapidly activates male sexual behavior in quail and that this behavioral effect is correlated with changes in monoaminergic activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dopamine modulates male sexual behavior in Japanese quail in part via actions on noradrenergic receptors
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 163:42-57. 2005
    ..Together, these results show for the first time that i.c.v. injections of DA itself inhibit male sexual behavior in quail and suggest that the interaction of DA with alpha2-receptors has behavioral significance...
  4. pmc Rapid effects of aromatase inhibition on male reproductive behaviors in Japanese quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Horm Behav 49:45-67. 2006
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that aromatase inhibition rapidly decreases both consummatory and appetitive aspects of male sexual behavior...
  5. pmc Distinct neuroendocrine mechanisms control neural activity underlying sex differences in sexual motivation and performance
    Jacques Balthazart
    GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 37:735-42. 2013
    ..Overall these data confirm the difference in endocrine controls and probably neural mechanisms supporting ASB and CSB in quail, and highlight the complexity of mechanisms underlying sexual differentiation of behavior...
  6. pmc Interplay among catecholamine systems: dopamine binds to alpha2-adrenergic receptors in birds and mammals
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:610-27. 2008
    ..Together, these data provide evidence for an interaction between the dopaminergic and noradrenergic systems in the vertebrate brain, albeit with species variations...
  7. pmc Diversity of mechanisms involved in aromatase regulation and estrogen action in the brain
    Thierry D Charlier
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1800:1094-105. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Estradiol, a key endocrine signal in the sexual differentiation and activation of reproductive behavior in quail
    Jacques Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 311:323-45. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of aromatase inhibition on testosterone-dependent conditioned rhythmic cloacal sphincter movements in male Japanese quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Physiol Behav 83:99-105. 2004
    ..Conditioned sexual RCSM are therefore mediated by the aromatization of testosterone, most likely due to effects on central aromatase activity related to sexual motivation...
  10. pmc Neuroestrogens rapidly regulate sexual motivation but not performance
    Aurore L Seredynski
    Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Neurosci 33:164-74. 2013
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  11. pmc Acute stress differentially affects aromatase activity in specific brain nuclei of adult male and female quail
    Molly J Dickens
    University of Liege, GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, 1 avenue de l hopital B36, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Endocrinology 152:4242-51. 2011
    ..Effects of acute stress on brain estrogen production, therefore, represent one potential way through which stress affects reproduction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preoptic aromatase modulates male sexual behavior: slow and fast mechanisms of action
    Jacques Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Physiol Behav 83:247-70. 2004
    ..Rapid and slower changes of brain AA match well with these two modes of estrogen action and provide temporal variations in the estrogen's bioavailability that can support the entire range of established effects for this steroid...
  13. pmc Species differences in the relative densities of D1- and D2-like dopamine receptor subtypes in the Japanese quail and rats: an in vitro quantitative receptor autoradiography study
    Hayley K Kleitz
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 73:81-90. 2009
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  14. pmc Organizing effects of sex steroids on brain aromatase activity in quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e19196. 2011
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  15. pmc Effects of social experience on subsequent sexual performance in naïve male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Horm Behav 57:515-22. 2010
    ..This experience effect is independent of any hormonal effect (such as one resulting from changes in secretion following different social interactions) given that the subjects were castrates chronically treated with testosterone...
  16. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological and neurochemical characterization of neurons of the medial preoptic area in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Brain Res 1029:224-40. 2004
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  17. pmc Behavioral effects of brain-derived estrogens in birds
    Jacques Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1163:31-48. 2009
    ..Brain estrogens thus affect behavior on different time scales by genomic and nongenomic mechanisms similar to those of a hormone or a neurotransmitter...
  18. pmc Human and quail aromatase activity is rapidly and reversibly inhibited by phosphorylating conditions
    Thierry D Charlier
    University of Liege, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Groupe Interdisciplinaire de Génoprotéomique Appliquée Neurosciences, 1 Avenue de l Hôpital Bat B36, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Endocrinology 152:4199-210. 2011
    ..These processes provide a new general mechanism by which local estrogen concentration can be rapidly altered in the brain and other tissues...
  19. pmc Testosterone recruits new aromatase-imunoreactive cells in neonatal quail brain
    Sylvia M Bardet
    GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Neuroreport 21:376-80. 2010
    ..This recruitment concerns all brain nuclei normally expressing the enzyme even if it is more prominent in the ventromedial hypothalamus than in other nuclei...
  20. pmc Rapid control of male typical behaviors by brain-derived estrogens
    Charlotte A Cornil
    GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Front Neuroendocrinol 33:425-46. 2012
    ..Finally, we suggest that the brain estrogen provision may also play a significant role in females. Together these data bolster the hypothesis that brain-derived estrogens should be considered as neuromodulators...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multiple mechanisms control brain aromatase activity at the genomic and non-genomic level
    Jacques Balthazart
    Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, Liege B 4020, Belgium
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 86:367-79. 2003
    ..These two processes potentially provide sufficient temporal variation in the bio-availability of estrogens to support the entire range of established effects for this steroid...
  22. pmc Are rapid changes in gonadal testosterone release involved in the fast modulation of brain estrogen effects?
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 163:298-305. 2009
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  23. pmc Dynamic changes in brain aromatase activity following sexual interactions in males: where, when and why?
    Catherine de Bournonville
    GIGA Neurosciences, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:789-99. 2013
    ..This pattern of enzymatic changes suggests that rapid estrogen effects are important during the motivational phase of the behavior to trigger physiological events essential to activate mate search and copulation...
  24. pmc Acute and specific modulation of presynaptic aromatization in the vertebrate brain
    Charlotte A Cornil
    GIGA Groupe Interdisciplinaire de Génoprotéomique Appliquée Neurosciences, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Endocrinology 153:2562-7. 2012
    ..This is the first demonstration of a rapid mechanism that may alter steroid concentrations within the synapse and may represent a potential mechanism for the acute control of neurophysiology and behavior...
  25. pmc Dopamine binds to alpha(2)-adrenergic receptors in the song control system of zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Chem Neuroanat 35:202-15. 2008
    ..Together these data provide evidence for a direct interaction between dopamine and adrenergic receptors in songbird brains albeit with regional variation...
  26. doi request reprint Mechanism of the medium-duration afterhyperpolarization in rat serotonergic neurons
    Philippe Alix
    Neurophysiology Unit, GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 39:186-96. 2014
    ..Our results demonstrate that N-type Ca(2+) channels are the only source of Ca(2+) which activates the SK channels underlying the mAHP. T-type Ca(2+) channels may also activate SK channels under different circumstances. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Androgen mediation of conditioned rhythmic cloacal sphincter movements in Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Kevin S Holloway
    Department of Psychology, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY 12604, USA
    J Comp Psychol 119:49-57. 2005
    ..Further, the available evidence indicates that conditioned RCSM is androgen mediated and that this learning may transfer across breeding seasons...