JACLYN MARIE SCHWARZ
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Steroid-induced sexual differentiation of the developing brain: multiple pathways, one goalJaclyn M Schwarz
Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Neurochem 105:1561-72. 2008..Elucidating how steroids alter brain development sheds light on how individual variation in neuronal phenotype is established during a critical period...
- Estradiol induces hypothalamic dendritic spines by enhancing glutamate release: a mechanism for organizational sex differencesJaclyn M Schwarz
Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 212101, USA
Neuron 58:584-98. 2008..These results reveal a transneuronal mechanism by which estradiol acts during a sensitive period to establish a profound and lasting sex difference in hypothalamic synaptic patterning...
- The role of neonatal NMDA receptor activation in defeminization and masculinization of sex behavior in the ratJaclyn M Schwarz
Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Horm Behav 54:662-8. 2008..However, enhancing NMDA receptor activation during the same critical period mimics estradiol to permanently induce both defeminization and masculinization of sexual behavior...