Sexual Organogenesis

  • Alfred Jost
Part of the Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology book series (HBNE, volume 7)


The foundations that underlie our knowledge of sexual differentiation were built long ago. Some remain strong and secure, especially those concerning the sex ducts, the external genitalia, and the relations between the mesonephros and sex structures. Other long-accepted views have failed to be properly verified and dim our understanding of the real events; this assertion applies especially to the problem of gonadal differentiation.


Sertoli Cell Urogenital Sinus Wolffian Duct Gonadal Differentiation Mullerian Duct 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Jost
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Developmental PhysiologyCollège de FranceParis (5)France

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