Vol. 31 (5) 2010 Neuro endocrinology letters

The mild stress of chronic prenatal injections may have additive effects on drugs administered during pregnancy to alter brain sexual differentiation.

OBJECTIVE: In order to clarify the effect of the prenatal (PN) treatment of the drug 1,4,6-androstatriene-3,17-dione (ATD) which blocks the conversion of testosterone into estradiol on male sexual behavior of the rats offsprings, from the effect of the mild stress induced by the PN administration of the Propylene glycol (PG), the vehicl.....