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Unformatted text preview: INAH-2: twice as large in males, small cell bodies 3.7 times larger in females of child-bearing age than other females; in those 3 women it was of similar volume to males May respond to circulating hormones like known nuclei in canaries and gerbils INAH-3 2.8 times larger in males than females, large cell bodies Similar to SDN-POA of the rat in that it is between optic chiasm and anterior commisure, and has large cell bodies Purpose of the nuclei unknown: it is known that electrical stim to POA of monkeys increases male sexual bejavior, and lesions of POA decrease male reproductive behavior in the primate...
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- Fall '08