Oestrogen shuts the door on SOX9.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Oestrogen exerts a robust yet imperfectly understood effect on sexual development in vertebrate embryos. New work by Pask and colleagues in BMC Biology indicates that it may interfere with male development by preventing nuclear localization of SOX9, a master regulator of the testis differentiation pathway. See research article http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/8/113.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mork, L; Capel, B

Published Date

  • August 31, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 /

Start / End Page

  • 110 -

PubMed ID

  • 20828373

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2930626

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1741-7007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1741-7007-8-110


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England