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De Lorme K.C., Sisk C.L. (2013). Pubertal testosterone programs context-appropriate agonistic behavior and associated neural activation patterns in male Syrian hamsters. Physiology and Behavior.112-113:1-7.
Bell M.R., Sisk C.L. (2013). Dopamine mediates testosterone-induced social reward in male Syrian hamsters. Endocrinology. 154(3):1225-34.
Bell M.R., Sisk C.L. (2013). Adolescent gain in positive valence of a socially relevant stimulus: engagement of the mesocorticolimbic reward circuitry. European Journal of Neuroscience. 37(3):457-68.
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Ahmed, E.I., Zehr, J.L., Schulz, K.M., Lorenz, B.H., DonCarlos, L.L., and Sisk, C.L. (2008) Pubertal hormones modulate the addition of new cells to sexually dimorphic brain regions. Nature Neuroscience. 11:995-97.
Bucci DJ, Hopkins ME, Nunez AA, Breedlove SM, Sisk CL, Nigg JT. (2007). Effects of sex hormones on associative learning in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Physiology and Behavior. 93(3):651-7.
Novak CM, Parfitt DB, Sisk CL, Smale L. (2007). Associations between behavior, hormones, and Fos responses to novelty differ in pre- and post-pubertal grass rats. Physiology and Behavior. 90(1):125-32.
Schulz KM, Menard TA, Smith DA, Albers HE, Sisk CL. (2006). Testicular hormone exposure during adolescence organizes flank-marking behavior and vasopressin receptor binding in the lateral septum. Hormones and Behavior. 50(3):477-83.
Klump KL, Gobrogge KL, Perkins PS, Thorne D, Sisk CL, Marc Breedlove S. (2006). Preliminary evidence that gonadal hormones organize and activate disordered eating. Psychological Medicine. 36(4):539-46.
Richardson, H.M., Nelson, A.L.A., Ahmed, E.I., Parfitt, D.B., Romeo, R.D., and Sisk, C.L. (2004). Female pheromones stimulate release of luteinizing hormone and testosterone without altering GnRH mRNA in adult male Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 138, 211-217.
Tang, Y.P., Haslam, S. Z, Conrad, S.E., and Sisk, C.L. (2004). Estrogen increases brain expression of the mRNA encoding transthyretin, an amyloid-ß scavenger protein. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 6, 413-420.
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Richardson, H.N., Parfitt, D.B., Thompson, R.C., and Sisk, C.L. (2002). Redefining gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) cell groups in the male Syrian hamster: testosterone regulates GnRH mRNA in the tenia tecta. J. Neuroendocrinology. 375-383.
Romeo, R.D., Wagner, C.K., Jansen, H.T., Diedrich, S.L., and Sisk, C.L. (2002). Estradiol induces hypothalamic progesterone receptors, but does not activate mating behavior in males prior to puberty. Behavioral Neuroscience. 116, 198-205.
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Meek, L.R., Romeo, R.D., Novak, C.M., and Sisk, C.L. (1997). Actions of testosterone in prepubertal and postpubertal male hamsters: dissociation of effects on reproductive behavior and brain androgen receptor immunoreactivity. Hormones and Behavior. 31, 75-88.