C A Cornil

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Dopamine activates noradrenergic receptors in the preoptic area
    C A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    J Neurosci 22:9320-30. 2002
  4. 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
  5. pmc Rapid regulation of brain oestrogen synthesis: the behavioural roles of oestrogens and their fates
    C A Cornil
    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Research Group, GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:217-26. 2009
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Rapid behavioural effects of oestrogens and fast regulation of their local synthesis by brain aromatase
    C A Cornil
    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Research Group, GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:664-73. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications36

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Dopamine activates noradrenergic receptors in the preoptic area
    C A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    J Neurosci 22:9320-30. 2002
    ..This study thus clearly demonstrates the existence of a cross talk within CNS catecholaminergic systems between a neurotransmitter and heterologous receptors...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Rapid regulation of brain oestrogen synthesis: the behavioural roles of oestrogens and their fates
    C A Cornil
    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Research Group, GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:217-26. 2009
    ..Subsequently, a few unanswered questions are discussed, such as the mechanism of oestrogen inactivation or the potential cellular sites of action of brain-derived oestrogens on male sexual behaviour...
  6. 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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  7. 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...
  8. pmc Rapid behavioural effects of oestrogens and fast regulation of their local synthesis by brain aromatase
    C A Cornil
    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Research Group, GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:664-73. 2010
    ..Taken together, these data provide compelling evidence of how rapid changes in the local production and action of oestrogens can shape complex behaviours...
  9. 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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  10. 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...
  11. ncbi 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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  12. ncbi Rapid changes in production and behavioral action of estrogens
    J Balthazart
    University of Liege, Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Belgium
    Neuroscience 138:783-91. 2006
    ..Estrogens produced locally in the brain should therefore be considered not only as neuroactive steroids but they also display many (if not all) functional characteristics of neuromodulators and perhaps neurotransmitters...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Rapid decreases in preoptic aromatase activity and brain monoamine concentrations after engaging in male sexual behavior
    C A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 1 Boulevard de l Hopital Bâtiment B36 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Endocrinology 146:3809-20. 2005
    ..Sexual interactions with the female decreased aromatase and dopamine activities. These data challenge established views about the causal relationships among dopamine, estrogen action, and male sexual behavior...
  15. pmc Differential effects of central injections of D1 and D2 receptor agonists and antagonists on male sexual behavior in Japanese quail
    H K Kleitz-Nelson
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 32:118-29. 2010
    ..Together, these data support the claim that dopamine specifically regulates male sexual behavior...
  16. ncbi Aromatase inhibition blocks the expression of sexually-motivated cloacal gland movements in male quail
    M Taziaux
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Behav Processes 67:461-9. 2004
    ..It is therefore, likely that both responses are controlled, like copulation, by aromatase-containing neurons of the preoptic area...
  17. ncbi Differential c-fos expression in the brain of male Japanese quail following exposure to stimuli that predict or do not predict the arrival of a female
    M Taziaux
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioural Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 25:2835-46. 2007
    ..Further, these data suggest that conditioned and unconditioned sexual stimuli activate different brain regions but have similar behavioural consequences...
  18. ncbi Neuroanatomical specificity in the expression of the immediate early gene c-fos following expression of appetitive and consummatory male sexual behaviour in Japanese quail
    M Taziaux
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioural Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 1 Boulevard de l Hôpital Bat B36, B 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1869-87. 2006
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  19. doi Neurochemical control of rapid stress-induced changes in brain aromatase activity
    M J Dickens
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 25:329-39. 2013
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  20. pmc Brain aromatase and circulating corticosterone are rapidly regulated by combined acute stress and sexual interaction in a sex-specific manner
    M J Dickens
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, 1 Avenue de l Hopital, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 24:1322-34. 2012
    ..By contrast, female reproduction appears more nuanced and context specific, with subjects responding physiologically and behaviourally to stress, the male partner's stress exposure, and female-directed male behaviour...
  21. ncbi The neuroendocrinology of reproductive behavior in Japanese quail
    J Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Domest Anim Endocrinol 25:69-82. 2003
    ..The physiological significance of these slow genomic and rapid, presumably non-genomic, changes in brain aromatase activity are also briefly discussed...
  22. 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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  23. doi Rapid control of reproductive behaviour by locally synthesised oestrogens: focus on aromatase
    C A Cornil
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 25:1070-8. 2013
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  24. 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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  25. ncbi 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...
  26. pmc Is sexual motivational state linked to dopamine release in the medial preoptic area?
    H K Kleitz-Nelson
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Behav Neurosci 124:300-4. 2010
    ..Together, these findings support the hypothesis that dopamine action in the mPOA is specifically linked to sexual motivation and not only to copulatory behavior or physical arousal...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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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  30. ncbi 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...
  31. pmc Relationships between rapid changes in local aromatase activity and estradiol concentrations in male and female quail brain
    M J Dickens
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, 1 Avenue de l Hôpital Bat B36, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Horm Behav 65:154-64. 2014
    ..Overall, this study highlights the complex mechanisms regulating local E2 concentrations including rapid stimulus-driven changes in production and stress-induced changes in catabolism. ..
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi 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...