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Mosley M, Weathington J, Cortes LR, Bruggeman E, Castillo-Ruiz A, Xue B, Forger NG. Neonatal Inhibition of DNA Methylation Alters Cell Phenotype in Sexually Dimorphic Regions of the Mouse Brain. Endocrinology. 2017 Apr 7. doi: 10.1210/en.2017-00205. PubMed PMID: 28398586.

Strahan JA, Walker WH 2nd, Montgomery TR, Forger NG. Minocycline causes widespread cell death and increases microglial labeling in the neonatal mouse brain. Dev Neurobiol. 2017 Jun;77(6):753-766. doi: 10.1002/dneu.22457. Epub 2016 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 27706925; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5380609.

Mosley M, Shah C, Morse KA, Miloro SA, Holmes MM, Ahern TH, Forger NG. 2017. Patterns of cell death in the perinatal mouse forebrain. Journal of Comparative Neurology 525:47-64.

Forger NG, Stahan JA, Castillo-Ruiz A. 2016. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of sexual differentiation in the mammalian nervous system. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yfrne.2016.01.001

De Vries GJ, Forger NG. 2015. Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective. Biology of Sex Differences 6: 15.

Shen EY, Ahern TH, Cheung I, Straubhaar J, Dincer A, Houston I, de Vries GJ, Akbarian S, Forger NG (2015) Epigenetics and sex differences in the brain: A Genome-Wide Comparison of Histone-3 Lysine-4 Trimethylation (H3K4me3) in Male and Female Mice. Experimental Neurology 268: 21-29.

Klein SL, Schiebinger L, Stefanick ML, Cahill L, Danska JS, de Vries GJ, Kibbe MR, McCarthy MM, Mogil JS, Woodruff TK, Zucker I. 2014. Opinion: Sex inclusion in basic research drives discovery. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 112: 5257-5258.

Ghahramani NM, Ngun TC, Chen P.-Y, Tian Y, Krishnan S, Muir S, Rubbi L, Arnold AP, De Vries GJ, Forger NG, Pellegrini M, Vilain E. 2014. The effects of perinatal testosterone exposure on the brain DNA methylome of the mouse brain are late-emerging. Biology of Sex Differences 5: 8.

Paul MJ, Terranova JI, Probst CK, Ismail NI, De Vries GJ. 2014. Sexually dimorphic role for vasopressin in the development of social play. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8: 58.

Ahern TH, Krug S, Carr AV, Murray E, Fizpatrick E, Bengston L, McCutcheon J, De Vries GJ, Forger NG. 2013. Cell death atlas of the postnatal mouse ventral forebrain and hypothalamus: Effects of age and sex. Journal of Comparative Neurology 521:2551-2569.

Veenema AH, Bredewold R, De Vries GJ. 2013. Sex-specific modulation of juvenile social play by vasopressin. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38: 2554-2561.

Rood BD, Stott RT, You S, Smith CJ, Woodbury ME, de Vries GJ. 2013. Site of origin of and sex differences in the vasopressin innervation of the mouse (Mus musculus) brain. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 521: 2321-2358.

Taylor PV, Veenema AH, Paul MJ, Bredewold R, Isaacs S, De Vries GJ. 2012. Sexually dimorphic effects of a prenatal immune challenge on social play and vasopressin expression in juvenile rats. Biology of Sex Differences 3: 15.

McCarthy MM, Arnold AP, Ball GF, Blaustein JD, De Vries GJ 2012. Sex Differences in the Brain: The Not So Inconvenient Truth. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 2241-2247.

McCarthy MM, Auger AP, Bale TL, De Vries GJ, Dunn GA, Forger NG, Murray EK, Nugent BM, Schwarz JM, Wilson ME. 2009. The epigenetics of sex differences in the brain. Journal of Neuroscience 29:12815-12823.

Murray EK, Hien A, de Vries GJ, Forger NG. 2009. Epigenetic control of sexual differentiation of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. Endocrinology 150:4241-4247.

De Vries GJ, Södersten P. 2009. Sex differences in the brain: The relation between structure and function. Hormones and Behavior 55: 589-596.

Holmes MM, Goldman BD, Goldman S, Seney ML, Forger NG. 2009. Neuroendocrinology and sexual differentiation in eusocial mammals. >Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 30:519-533.

Holmes MM, Rosen GJ, Jordan CL, De Vries GJ, Goldman BD, Forger NG. 2007. Social control of brain morphology in a eusocial mammal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 104:10548-10552.

Forger NG. 2006. Cell death and sexual differentiation of the nervous system. Neuroscience 138:929-938.

De Vries GJ, Panzica GC. 2006. Sexual differentiation of central vasopressin and vasotocin systems in vertebrates: different mechanisms, similar endpoints. Neuroscience 138: 947-955.

De Vries GJ. 2004. Sex differences in adult and developing brains; compensation, compensation, compensation. Endocrinology, 145: 1063-1068.

Forger NG, Rosen GJ, Waters EM, Jacob D, Simerly RB, de Vries GJ. 2004. Deletion of Bax eliminates sex differences in the mouse forebrain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101:13666-13671.

Zup SL, Carrier H, Waters, EM, Tabor A, Bengston L, Rosen GJ, Simerly RB, Forger NG (2003) Overexpression of Bcl-2 reduces sex differences in neuron number in the brain and spinal cord. Journal of Neuroscience 23:2357-2362.

De Vries GJ, Rissman EF, Simerly RB, Yang LY, Scordalakes EM, Auger CJ, Swain A, Lovell-Badge R, Burgoyne PS, Arnold AP. 2002. A model system for study of sex chromosome effects on sexually dimorphic neural and behavioral traits. Journal of Neuroscience 22: 9005-9014.

Fenstemaker SB, Zup SL, Frank LG, Glickman SE, and Forger NG. 1999. A Sex difference in the hypothalamus of spotted hyenas. Nature Neuroscience 2:943-945.

Wang Z, Ferris CF, De Vries GJ. 1994. Role of septal vasopressin innervation in paternal behavior in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91: 400-404.

Forger NG and Breedlove SM. 1986. Sexual dimorphism in human and canine spinal cord: Role of early androgen. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 83:7527-7531.

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