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Publications

The publications listed below are available for download in pdf format. Articles are organized in descending chronological order. A complete list of Marc and Cindy's publications can be found in their CV's on their respective web sites.

The publishers' webpages for Marc's textbooks, The Mind's Machine, Biological Psychology and Behavioral Endocrinology can be reached by the following links:

The Mind's Machine Biological Psychology Behavioral Endocrinology

2013

  • Oki, K., Wiseman, R.W., Breedlove, S.M., & Jordan, C.L. (2013) Androgen receptors in muscle fibers induce rapid loss of force but not mass: Implications for spinal bulbar muscular atrophy. Muscle and Nerve, 47(6): 823-834.
  • Ottem, E.N., Bailey, D.J., Jordan, C.L., & Breedlove, S.M. (2013) With a little help from my friends: Androgens tap BDNF signaling pathways to alter neural circuits. Neuroscience, 239(SI): 124-138.
  • Waddell, J., Bowers, J.M., Edwards, N.S., Jordan, C.L., & McCarthy, M.M. (2013) Dysregulation of neonatal hippocampal cell genesis in the androgen insensitive Tfm rat. Hormones and Behavior, 64(1): 144-152.
  • Johnson, R.T., S.M. Breedlove & C.L. Jordan (2013) Androgen receptors mediate masculinization of astrocytes in the rat posterodorsal medial amygdala during puberty. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 521(10): 2298-2309.
  • 2012

  • Johnson, R. T., Schneider, A., DonCarlos, L. L., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2012). Astrocytes in the rat medial amygdala are resposive to adult androgens. Journal of Commparative Neurology 520, 2531-2544.
  • Smith, M. R., Hamson, D. K., Poort, J. E., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2012). Ontogeny of androgen receptor expression in spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus motoneurons and their target muscles in male mice. Neuroscience Letters 513, 119-123.
  • 2011

  • Kemp, M. Q., Poort, J. L., Baqri, R. M., Liberman, A. P., Breedlove, S. M., Miller, K. E., & Jordan, C. L. (2011). Impaired motoneuronal retrograde transport in two models of SBMA implicates two sites of androgen action. Human Molecular Genetics, 20, 4475-4490.
  • Zuloaga, D. G., Poort, J. E., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. Male rats with the testicular feminization mutation of the androgen receptor display elevated anxiety-related behavior and corticosterone response to mild stress. Hormones and Behavior, 60, 380-388.
  • Zuloaga, D. G., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2011). The organizational role of testicular hormones and the androgen receptor in anxiety-related behaviors and sensorimotor gating in rats. Endocrinology, 152, 1572-1581.
  • Johansen, J. A., Troxell-Smith, S. M., Yu, Z. G., Mo, K. G., Monks, D. A., Lieberman, A. R., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2011). Prenatal flutamide enhances survival in a myogenic mouse model of spinal bulbar muscular atrophy. Neurodegenerative Diseases, 8, 25-34.
  • 2010

  • Ottem, E. N., Poort, J. E., Wang, H., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2010). Differential expression and regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mRNA isoforms in androgen-sensitive motoneurons of the rat lumbar spinal cord. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 328, 40-46.
  • Puts, D. A., Cardenas, R. A., Bailey, D. H., Burriss, R. P., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2010). Salivary testosterone does not predict mental rotation performance in men or women. Hormones and Behavior, 58, 282-289.
  • Johnson, R. T., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2010). Astrocytes in the amygdala. Vitamins and Hormones, 82, 23-45.
  • Pappas, S. S., Tiernan, C. T., Behrouz, B., Jordan, C. L., Breedlove, S. M., Goudreau, J. L., & Lookingland, K. J. (2010). Neonatal androgen-dependent sex difference in lumbar spinal cord dopamine concentrations and the number of A(11) diencephalospinal dopamine neurons. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 518, 2423-2436.
  • Hamson, D. K., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2010). The testosterone two-step is really a minuet. Neuron, 66, 167-169.
  • 2009

  • Sakamoto, H., Takanami, K., Zuloaga, D. G., Matsuda, K., Jordan, C. L., Breedlove, S. M., & Kawata, M. (2009). Androgen regulates the sexually dimorphic gastrin-releasing peptide system in the lumbar spinal cord that mediates male sexual function. Endocrinology, 150, 3672-3679.
  • Johansen, J. A., Yu, Z., Mo, K., Monks, D. A., Lieberman, A. P., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2009). Recovery of function in a myogenic mouse model of spinal bulbar muscular atrophy. Neurobiology of Disease, 34, 113-120.
  • Hamson, D. K., Morris, J. A., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2009). Time course of adult castration-induced changes in soma size of motoneurons in the rat spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus. Neuroscience Letters, 454, 148-151.
  • 2008

  • Johnson, R. T., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2008). Sex differences and laterality in astrocyte number and complexity in the adult rat medial amygdala. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 511(5), 599-609.
  • Zuloaga, D. G., Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2008). Mice with the testicular feminization mutation demonstrate a role for androgen receptors in the regulation of anxiety-related behaviors and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Hormones and Behavior, 54(5), 758-766.
  • Jordan, C. L., & Lieberman, A. P. (2008). Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy: A motoneuron or muscle disease? Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 8, 1-7.
  • Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., King, Z. A., Northcutt, K. V., & Breedlove, S. M. (2008). Sexual dimorphism and steroid responsiveness of the posterodorsal medial amygdala in adult mice. Brain Research, 1190, 115-121.
  • Zuloaga, D. G., Puts, D. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2008). The role of androgen receptors in the masculinization of brain and behavior: What we've learned from the testicular feminization mutation. Hormones and Behavior, 53(5), 613-626.
  • Jordan, C. L., & DonCarlos, L. (2008). Androgens in health and disease: An overview. Hormones and Behavior, 53(5), 589-595.
  • Dugger, B. N., Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2008). Gonadal steroids regulate neural plasticity in the sexually dimorphic nucleus of the preoptic area of adult male and female rats. Neuroendocrinology, 88(1), 1-16.
  • Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2008). Sexual dimorphism in neuronal number of the posterodorsal medial amygdala is independent of circulating androgens and regional volume in adult rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 506(5), 851-859.
  • Durazzo, A., and Breedlove, S.M. (2008). Book Review: Fraternizing with gender differences. "Sex Differences in the Brain: from Genes to Behavior." Nature Neuroscience, 11, 525.
  • 2007

  • Monks, D. A., Johansen, J. A., Mo, K., Rao, P., Eagleson, B., Yu, Z., Lieberman, A. P., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2007). Overexpression of wild-type androgen receptor in muscle recapitulates polyglutamine disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(46), 18259-18264.
  • Johansen, J. A., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2007). Androgen receptor expression in the levator ani muscle of male mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 19(10), 823-826.
  • Shah, N. M., & Breedlove, S. M. (2007). Behavioural neurobiology: Females can also be from Mars. Nature, 448(7157), 999-1000.
  • Cooke, B. M., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2007). Pubertal growth of the medial amygdala delayed by short photoperiods in the siberian hamster, phodupus sungorus. Hormones and Behavior, 52(3), 283-288.
  • Holmes, M. M., Rosen, G. J., Jordan, C. L., de Vries, G. J., Goldman, B. D., & Forger, N. G. (2007). Social control of brain morphology in a eusocial mammal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(25), 10548-10552.
  • Durazzo, A., Morris, J. A., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2007). Effects of the testicular feminization mutation (TFM) of the androgen receptor gene on BNSTpm volume and morphology in rats. Neuroscience Letters, 419(2), 168-171.
  • Ottem, E. N., Beck, L. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2007). Androgen-dependent regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and tyrosine kinase b (trkB) in the sexually dimorphic spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus (SNB). Endocrinology, 148(8), 3655-3665.
  • Hajszan, T., MacLusky, N. J., Johansen, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Leranth, C. (2007). Effects of androgens and estradiol on spine synapse formation in the prefrontal cortex of normal and testicular feminization mutant male rats. Endocrinology, 148(5), 1963-1967.
  • Zuloaga, D. G., Morris, J. A., Monks, D. A., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2007). Androgen-sensitivity of somata and dendrites of spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus (SNB) motoneurons in male C57BL6J mice. Hormones and Behavior, 51(2), 207-212.
  • Dugger, B. N., Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2007). Androgen receptors are required for full masculinization of the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) in rats. Hormones and Behavior, 51(2), 195-201.
  • 2006

  • MacLusky, N. J., Hajszan, T., Johansen, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Leranth, C. (2006). Androgen effects on hippocampal CA1 spine synapse numbers are retained in Tfm male rates with defective androgen receptors. Endocrinology, 147(5), 2392-2398.
  • Monks, D. A., Kopachik, W., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2006). Anabolic responsiveness of skeletal muscles correlates with androgen receptro protein but not mRNA. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 84(2), 273-277.
  • Yu, Z., Dadgar, N., Albertelli, M., Gruis, K., Jordan, C., Robins, D. M., & Lieberman, A. P. (2006). Androgen-dependent pathology demonstratessssss myopathic contribution to the Kennedy disease phenotype in a mouse knock-in model. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 116, 2663-2672.
  • Puts, D. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2006). Defending the brain from estrogen. Nature Neuroscience, 9(2), 155-156.
  • Klump, K. L., Gobrogge, K. L., Perkins, P. S., Thorne, D., Sisk, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2006). Preliminary evidence that gonadal hormones organize and activate disordered eating. Psychological Medicine, 36(4), 539-546.
  • Puts, D. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2006). O brother, where art thou? The fraternal birth-order effect on male sexual orientation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103, 10531-10532.
  • Walder, D. J., Andersson, T. L. C., McMillan, A. L., Breedlove, S. M., & Walker, E. F. (2006). Sex differences in digit ratio (2D:4D) are disrupted in adolescents with schizotypal personality disorder: Altered prenatal gonadal hormone levels as a risk factor. Schizophrenia Research, 86(1-3), 118-122.
  • Blanchard, R., Cantor, J. M., Bogaert, A. F., Breedlove, S. M., & Ellis, L. (2006). Interaction of fraternal birth order and handedness in the development of male homosexuality. Hormones and Behavior, 49(3), 405-414.
  • 2005

  • O'Bryant, E. L., & Jordan, C. L. (2005). Expression of nuclear receptor coactivators in androgen-responsive and -unresponsive motoneurons. Hormones and Behavior, 47(1), 29-38.
  • Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., Dugger, B. N., & Breedlove, S. M. (2005). Partial demasculinization of several brain regions in adult male (XY) rats with a dysfunctional androgen receptor gene. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 487(2), 217-226.
  • Garcia-Falgueras, A., Pinos, H., Collado, P., Pasaro, E., Fernandez, R., Jordan, C. L., Segovia, S., & Guillamon, A. The role of the androgen receptor in CNS masculinization. Brain Research, 1035(1), 13-23.
  • 2004

  • Fix, C., Jordan, C. L., Cano, P., & Walker, W. H. (2004). Testosterone activates mitogen-activated protein kinase and the cAMP response element binding protein transcription factor in Sertoli cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(30), 10919-10924.
  • Johansen, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2004). Steroid hormone masculinization of neural structure in rats: A tale of two nuclei. Physiology and Behavior, 83(2), 271-277.
  • Morris, J. A., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2004). Sexual differentiation of the vertebrate nervous system. Nature Neuroscience, 7(10), 1034-1039.
  • Ottem, E. N., Zuloaga, D. G., & Breedlove, S. M. (2004). Brain gender: Prostaglandins have their say. Nature Neuroscience, 7(6), 570-572.
  • Monks, D. A., O'Bryant, E. L., & Jordan, C. L. (2004). Androgen receptor immunoreactivity in skeletal muscle: Enrichment at the neuromuscular junction. Journal of Comparative Neurology(, 4731), 59-72.
  • Morris, J. A., Gobrogge, K. L., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2004). Brain aromatase: Dyed-in-the-wool homosexuality. Endocrinology(, 1452), 475-477.
  • 2003

  • Muscat, L., Huberman, A. D., Jordan, C. L., & Morin, L. P. (2003). Crossed and uncrossed retinal projections to the hamster circadian system. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 466(4), 513-524.
  • Monks, D. A., Xu, J., O'Malley, B. W., & Jordan, C. L. (2003). Steroid receptor coactivator-1 is not required for androgen-mediated sexual differentiation of spinal motoneurons. Neuroendocrinology, 78(1), 45-51.
  • Breedlove, S. M. (2003). Love and pain meet in the brain. [Review of the book Central Neural States Relating Sex and Pain]. Nature Neuroscience, 6(8), 785.
  • Monks, D. A., Lonstein, J. S., & Breedlove, S. M. (2003). Got milk? Oxytocin triggers hippocampal plasticity. Nature Neuroscience, 6(4), 327-328.
  • Cooke, B. M., Breedlove, S. M., & Jordan, C. L. (2003). Both estrogen receptors and androgen receptors contribute to testosterone-induced changes in the morphology of the medial amygdala and sexual arousal in male rats. Hormones and Behavior, 43(2), 336-346.
  • Park, J. H., Spencer, E. M., Place, N. J., Jordan, C. L., & Zucker, I. (2003). Seasonal control of penile development of siberian hamsters (phodopus sungorus) by daylength and testicular hormones. Reproduction, 125(3), 397-407.
  • 2002

  • Breedlove, S. M., Jordan, C. L., & Kelley, D. B. (2002). What neuromuscular systems tell us about hormones and behavior. Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 4, 193-222.
  • Xiao, L., & Jordan, C. L. (2002). Sex differences, laterality, and hormonal regulation of androgen receptor immunoreactivity in rat hippocampus. Hormones and Behavior, 42(3), 327-336.
  • Jordan, C. L., Christensen, S. E., Handa, R. J., Anderson, J. E., Pouliout, W. A., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Evidence that androgen acts through NMDA receptors to affect motoneurons in the rat spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus. Journal of Neuroscience, 22(21), 9567-9572.
  • Jordan, C. L., Price Jr., R. H., & Handa, R. J. (2002). Androgen receptor messenger RNA and protein in adult rat sciatic nerve: Implications for site of androgen action. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 69(4), 509-518.
  • Cooke, B. M., Hegstrom, C. D., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Photoperiod-dependent response to androgen in the medial amygdala of the siberian hamster, phodopus sungorus. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 17(2), 147-154.
  • Hegstrom, C. D., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Photoperiod and androgens act independently to induce spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus neuromuscular plasticity in the siberian hamster, phodopus sungorus. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 14(5), 368-374.
  • Brown, W. M., Hines, M., Fane, B., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Masculinized finger length patterns in human males and females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Hormones and Behavior, 42(4), 380-386.
  • Brown, W. M., Brown, Finn, C. J., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Sexual dimorphism in digit-length ratios of laboratory mice. Anatomical Record, 267(3), 231-234.
  • Brown, W. M., Finn, C. J., Cooke, B. M., & Breedlove, S. M. (2002). Differences in finger length ratios between self-identified "butch" and "femme" lesbians. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31(1), 117-121.
  • 2001

  • Jordan, C. L., & Williams, T. J. (2001). Testosterone regulates terminal schwann cell number and junctional size during developmental synapse elimination. Developmental Neuroscience, 23, 441-451.
  • Watson, N. V., Freeman, L. M., & Breedlove, S. M. (2001). Neuronal size in the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus (SNB): Direct modulation by androgen in animals with mosaic androgen insensitivity. Journal of Neuroscience, 21(3), 1062-1067.
  • Cooke, B. M., Hegstrom, C. D., Keen, A., & Breedlove, S. M. (2001). Photoperiod and social cues influence the medial amygdala but not the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in the siberian hamster. Neuroscience Letters, 312(1), 9-12.
  • Lieberman, A. P., Friedlich, D. L., Harmison, G., Howell, B. W., Jordan, C. L., Breedlove, S. M., & Fischbeck, K. H. (2001). Androgens regulate the mammalian homologues of invertebrate sex determination genes tra-2 and fox-1. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 282(2), 499-506.
  • 2000

  • Williams, T. J., Pepitone, M. E., Christensen, S. E., Cooke, B. M., Huberman, A. D., Breedlove, N. J., Breedlove, T. J., Jordan, C. L., & Breedlove, S. M. (2000). Finger-length ratios and sexual orientation. Nature, 404, 455-456.
  • Cooke, B. M., Chowanadisai, W., & Breedlove, S. M. (2000). Post-weaning social isolation of male rats reduces the volume of the medial amygdala and leads to deficits in adult sexual behavior. Behavioural Brain Research, 117, 107-113.
  • 1999

  • Cooke, B. M., Tabibnia, G., & Breedlove, S. M. (1999). A brain sexual dimorphism controlled by adult androgen. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96, 7538-7540.
  • Tabibnia, G., Cooke, B. M., & Breedlove, S. M. (1999). Sex difference and laterality in the volume of mouse dentate gyrus granule cell layer. Brain Research, 827(1-2), 41-45.
  • Hegstrom, C. D., & Breedlove, S. M. (1999). Seasonal plasticity of neuromuscular junctions in adult male siberian hamsters (phodopus sungorus). Brain Research, 819(1-2), 83-88.
  • 1998

  • Cooke, B., Hegstrom, C. D., Villeneuve, L. S., & Breedlove, S. M. (1998). Sexual differentiation of the vertebrate brain: Principles and mechanisms. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 19(4), 323-362.
  • 1997

  • Jordan, C. L., Padgett, B., Hershey, J., Prins, G., & Arnold, A. (1997). Ontogeny of androgen receptor immunoreactivity in lumbar motoneurons and in the sexually dimorphic levator ani muscle of male rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 379, 88-98.
  • Jordan, C. L. (1997). Androgen receptor (AR) immunoreactivity in rat pudenal motoneurons: Implications for accessory proteins. Hormones and Behavior, 32(1), 1-10.
  • Breedlove, S. M. (1997). Sex on the brain. Nature, 389, 801.
  • 1996

  • Freeman, L. M., Watson, N. V., & Breedlove, S. M. (1996). Androgen spares androgen-insensitive motoneurons from apoptosis in the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus in rats. Hormones and Behavior, 30(4), 424-433.
  • 1995

  • Jordan, C. L., Watamura, S., & Arnold A. P. (1995). Andorgenic, not estrogenic, steroids alter neuromuscular synapse elimination in the rat levator ani. Developmental Brain Research, 84(2), 225-232.
  • Freeman, L. M., & Breedlove, S. M. (1995). Motoneurons innervating guinea pig perineal muscles are sexually dimorhpic in size but not number. Brain Research, 690(1), 1-7.
  • 1992

  • Jordan, C. L., Pawson, P. A., Arnold, A. P., & Grinnell, A. D. (1992). Hormonal regulation of motor unit size and synaptic strength during synapse elimination in the rat levator ani muscle. Journal of Neuroscience, 12(11), 4447-4459.
  • 1989

  • Jordan, C. L., Letinsky, M. S., & Arnold, A. P. (1989). The role of gonadal hormones in neuromuscular synapse elimination in rats. II. Multiple innervation persists in the adult levator ani muscle after juvenile androgen treatment. Journal of Neuroscience, 9(1), 239-247.
  • Jordan, C. L., Letinsky, M. S., & Arnold, A. P. (1989). The role of gonadal hormones in neuromuscular synapse elimination in rats. I. Androgen delays the loss of multiple innervation in the levator ani muscle. Journal of Neuroscience, 9(1), 229-238.
  • 1985

  • Breedlove, S. M. (1985). Hormonal control of the anatomical specificity of motoneuron to muscle innervation in rats. Science, 227, 1357-1359.
  • 1980

  • Breedlove, S. M., & Arnold, A. P. (1980). Hormone accumulation in a sexually dimorphic motor nucleus in the rat spinal cord. Science, 210, 564-566.