"Sexual differentiation: From genes to gender"

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dc.contributor.author Migeon, Claude J.
dc.contributor.author Wisniewski, Amy B.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-22T13:50:07Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-22T13:50:07Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation Hormone Research Volume 50, Issue 5, 1998, Pages 245-251 en
dc.identifier.issn 0301-0163
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/400
dc.description Amy Wisniewski is Assistant Professor of Biology at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. She can be contacted at amy.wisniewski@drake.edu en
dc.description.abstract A person's sex can be considered across various levels. To illustrate, genes, hormones, and genitalia can all be considered physical markers of a person's sex. In addition to physical markers, behaviors such as gender role, gender identity and sexual orientation can be perceived as stereotypically male or female. The purpose of this review is to summarize current knowledge of sexual differentiation which emphasizes genetic and hormonal mechanisms that result in male and female development of gonads and genitalia. Finally, consideration is given to associations between genetic sex, gonadal sex, and hormonal sex with gender. Copyright 1998 S Karger AG. en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher S Karger AG (Basel, Switzerland) en
dc.subject Gender. en
dc.subject Genitalia. en
dc.subject Gonads. en
dc.subject Internal ducts. en
dc.subject Sex differentiation. en
dc.title "Sexual differentiation: From genes to gender" en
dc.type Article en


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