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The role of apoptosis in sexual differentiation of the rat sexually dimorphic nucleus of the preoptic area.
Effects on ER-[beta] cell number in the anteroventral periventricular nucleus (AVPV) were quantified; this sexually dimorphic nucleus of the brain is essential to female reproductive function.
Gorski and colleagues (3,17) reported that the volume of the sexually dimorphic nucleus of the preoptic area (SDN-POA) in the rat hypothalamus is several times larger in males than in females.

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