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Sex Differences in the BrainFrom Genes to Behavior$
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Jill B. Becker, Karen J. Berkley, Nori Geary, Elizabeth Hampson, James P. Herman, and Elizabeth Young

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195311587

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.001.0001

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Sex Differences in Neuroimmunology

Sex Differences in Neuroimmunology

(p.355) Chapter 18 Sex Differences in Neuroimmunology
Sex Differences in the Brain

Steven S. Zalcman

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews aspects of neuroimmune interactions shown to be sexually dimorphic. This includes interactions between immunogenic substances, cytokines, and neuroendocrine hormones; CNS abnormalities associated with immune activation; the relationship between stress, development and immunity; and behavioral changes associated with immune responding.

Keywords:   neuroimmune interactions, sexual dimorphism, immune activation

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