Concluding Statements and Current Challenges

Jacques Balthazart and Gregory F. Ball

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199841196
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979837 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Series in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

Concluding Statements and Current Challenges

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This chapter summarizes the aims of this book, which was to provide a fair representation of the current state of knowledge concerning the production of brain estrogens and the role of these locally produced steroids in the control of brain physiology and in particular behavior. The chapter then outlines the findings of this book.

Keywords: brain estrogens; steroids; brain physiology; neuroscience; neural circuitry

Chapter.  1210 words. 

Subjects: Neuroscience

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