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  1. Gender and enhanced novelty reactivity can predispose certain individuals to drug abuse. Previous research in male and female rats selectively bred for high or low locomotor reactivity to novelty found that br...

    Authors: Jennifer A Cummings, Brooke A Gowl, Christel Westenbroek, Sarah M Clinton, Huda Akil and Jill B Becker

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2011 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  2. Men are at an increased risk of dying from heart failure caused by inflammatory heart diseases such as atherosclerosis, myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). We previously showed that macrophages in th...

    Authors: Jennifer A Onyimba, Michael J Coronado, Amanda E Garton, Joseph B Kim, Adriana Bucek, Djahida Bedja, Kathleen L Gabrielson, Tomas R Guilarte and DeLisa Fairweather

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2011 2:2

    Content type: Research

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  3. Women are more susceptible to a variety of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), multiple sclerosis (MS), primary biliary cirrhosis, rheumatoid arthritis and Hashimoto's thyroiditis...

    Authors: Rhonda Voskuhl

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2011 2:1

    Content type: Review

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  4. Reproductive functions controlled by the hypothalamus are highly sexually differentiated. One of the most dramatic differences involves estrogen positive feedback, which leads to ovulation. A crucial feature o...

    Authors: John Kuo, Naheed Hamid, Galyna Bondar, Phoebe Dewing, Jenny Clarkson and Paul Micevych

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:7

    Content type: Research

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  5. Angotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is a newly discovered monocarboxypeptidase that counteracts the vasoconstrictor effects of angiotensin II (Ang II) by converting Ang II to Ang-(1-7) in the kidney and othe...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Hong Ji, Wei Zheng, Xie Wu, Janet J Zhu, Arthur P Arnold and Kathryn Sandberg

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:6

    Content type: Research

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  6. Children and young adults of reproductive age have emerged as groups that are highly vulnerable to the current 2009 H1N1 pandemic. The sex of an individual is a fundamental factor that can influence exposure, ...

    Authors: Sabra L Klein, Catherine Passaretti, Martha Anker, Peju Olukoya and Andrew Pekosz

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:5

    Content type: Review

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  7. Osseointegration depends on the implant surface, bone quality and the local and systemic host environment, which can differ in male and female patients. This study was undertaken in order to determine if male ...

    Authors: Rene Olivares-Navarrete, Sharon L Hyzy, Reyhaan A Chaudhri, Ge Zhao, Barbara D Boyan and Zvi Schwartz

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  8. Three-spot wrasse, Halichoeres trimaculatus, is a marine protogynous hermaphrodite fish. Individuals mature either as initial phase (IP) males or females. Appropriate social cues induce the sex change from IP fem...

    Authors: Yasuhisa Kobayashi, Ryo Horiguchi, Ryo Nozu and Masaru Nakamura

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  9. Although circulating levels of sexual hormones in elderly men and women are low and quite similar, the adaptation of the elderly heart to stress differs between the sexes. We have hypothesized that the effects...

    Authors: Georgios Kararigas, Eva Becher, Shokoufeh Mahmoodzadeh, Christoph Knosalla, Roland Hetzer and Vera Regitz-Zagrosek

    Citation: Biology of Sex Differences 2010 1:2

    Content type: Research

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