Brain Research , 1—2 , 84— Transduction of receptor signals by beta-arrestins. Mu-, delta-, and kappa-opioid receptor agonists selectively modulate sexual behaviors in the female rat: Estrogen and progesterone regulate opiate receptor densities in multiple brain regions. H 2 actions may also be inhibitory. What all readers can do is to cultivate an attitude of cautious reserve against drawing too sweeping inferences on the basis of pioneer work.
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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Detailed tables, along with how we generated our measures, are in the Technical Appendix at the end of this post. Oh, that elusive orgasm! Services on Demand Journal. Since human societies differ in their sexual practices, what is deviant in one society may be normal in another. A region referred to as MeApv in the part of the brain called the amygdala acts as a 'switch' that passes ESP1 information to different regions of the hypothalamus, another area of the brain, depending on the sex of the recipient mouse:
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The 4 day estrous cycle provides a nice example of this pattern of coordination. Estradiol regulation of estrogen receptor messenger ribonucleic acid in rat mediobasal hypothalamus: Phosphoinositide phospholipases and G proteins in hormone action. Body temperature and sleep in intact and ovariectomized female rats. However, the neural circuits that underpin the coordination of ovulation, sexual motivation, and mate preference have remained elusive. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. The information you enter will appear in your e-mail message and is not retained by Medical Xpress in any form.
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