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Holmes MM, Rosen GJ, Jordan CL, de Vries GJ, Goldman BD, Forger NG. (2007) Social control of brain morphology in a eusocial mammal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jun 19;104(25):10548-52.
Jyotika J, McCutcheon J, Laroche J, Blaustein JD, Forger NG (2007) Deletion of the Bax gene disrupts sexual behavior and modestly impairs motor function in mice. Dev Neurobiol. 67(11):1511-9.
Gotsiridze T, Kang N, Jacob D, Forger NG (2007) Development of sex differences in the principal nucleus of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis of mice: role of Bax-dependent cell death. Dev Neurobiol. 67(3):355-62.
Rosen GJ, De Vries GJ, Goldman SL, Goldman BD, Forger NG (2007) Distribution of vasopressin in the brain of the eusocial naked mole-rat. J Comp Neurol. 500(6):1093-105.
Seney M, Goldman BD, Forger NG (2006) Breeding status affects motoneuron number and muscle size in naked mole-rats: recruitment of perineal motoneurons? J Neurobiol. 66(12):1354-64.
Rosen GJ, De Vries GJ, Villalba C, Weldele ML, Place NJ, Coscia EM, Glickman
SE, Forger NG (2006) Distribution of vasopressin in the forebrain of spotted hyenas.
J Comp Neurol. 498(1):80-92.
Goldman SL, Forger NG, Goldman BD (2006) Influence of gonadal sex hormones on behavioral components of the reproductive hierarchy in naked mole-rats. Horm Behav. 50(1):77-84.
Forger NG (2006) Cell death and sexual differentiation of the nervous system. Neuroscience 138(3):929-38.
Jacob DA, Bengston CL, Forger NG (2005) Effects of Bax gene deletion on muscle and motoneuron degeneration in a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system. Journal of Neuroscience 25:5638-5644.
Forger NG, Rosen GJ, Waters EM, Jacob D, Simerly RB, de Vries GJ (2004) Deletion of Bax eliminates sex differences in the mouse forebrain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 101: 13666-13671.
Forger NG, Prevette D, deLapeyriere O, de Bovis B, Wang S, Bartlett P, Oppenheim RW (2003) Cardiotrophin-Like Cytokine/Cytokine-Like Factor 1 is an Essential Trophic Factor for Lumbar and Facial Motoneurons In Vivo J. Neurosci. 23:8854-8858.
Zup SL, Carrier H, Waters, EM, Tabor A, Bengston L, Rosen GJ, Simerly RB, Forger NG (2003) Overexpression of Bcl-2 reduces sex differences in neuron number in the brain and spinal cord. Journal of Neuroscience 23:2357-2362.
Zup SL, Forger NG (2002) Testosterone regulates Bcl-2 immunoreactivity in a sexually-dimorphic motor pool of adult rats. Brain Res, 950:312-316.
Park JJ, Zup, SL, Verhovshek, T, Sengelaub DR, Forger NG (2002) Castration reduces motoneuron soma size but not dendritic length in the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus of wild-type and Bcl-2 overexpressing mice. J Neurobiol. 2002 Nov 15;53(3):403-12.
Peroulakis, ME, Goldman, B, and Forger, NG (2002) Perineal muscles and motoneurons are sexually monomorphic in the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber). J. Neurobiol., 51:33-42.
Xu J, Gingras KM, Bengston L, Di Marco A, and Forger NG (2001) Blockade of
endogenous neurotrophic factors prevents the androgenic rescue of rat spinal motoneurons. Journal of Neuroscience. 21:4366-4372.
Peroulakis, M.E., and Forger, N.G. (2000) Ciliary neurotrophic factor increases muscle fiber number in the developing levator ani muscle of female rats. Neurosci. Letts., 296:73-76.
Varela CR, Bengston L, Xu J, MacLennan AJ, and Forger NG (2000) Additive
effects of ciliary neurotrophic factor and testosterone on motoneuron survival; Differential effects on motoneuron size and muscle morphology. Exp. Neurol., 165:384-393
Fenstemaker SB, Zup SL, Frank LG, Glickman SE, and Forger NG (1999) A Sex difference in the hypothalamus of spotted hyenas. Nature Neuroscience, 2:943-945.
Park JJ, Howell M, Winseck A, and Forger NG (1999) Effects of testosterone on the development of a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system in ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor knockout mice. J. Neurobiology, 41:317-325.
Forger NG, Wagner CK, Contois M, Bengston L, and MacLennan AJ (1998) Ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor a (CNTFRa) in spinal motoneurons is regulated by gonadal hormones. J. Neuroscience, 18:8720-8729.
Drea CM, Weldele ML, Forger NG, Coscia EM, Frank L, Licht P, and Glickman SE (1998) Androgens and masculinization of genitalia in the spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta): 2. Effects of prenatal anti-androgens. J. Reprod. Fertil., 113:117-127.
Xu J, and Forger NG (1998) Expression and androgen regulation of the ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor (CNTFRa) in muscles and spinal cord. J. Neurobiol., 35:217-229.
Forger NG, Howell ML, Bengston L, MacKenzie L, DeChiara TM, and Yancopoulos GD (1997) Sexual dimorphism in the spinal cord is absent in mice lacking the ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor. J. Neuroscience, 17:9605-9612.  
Forger NG, Frank L, Breedlove SM, and Glickman S (1996) Sexual dimorphism of perineal muscles and motoneurons in spotted hyenas. J. Comp. Neurol., 375:333-343.
Forger NG, Galef BG, and Clark MM (1996) Intrauterine position affects motoneuron number and muscle size in a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system. Brain Research, 735:119-124.
Bengston L., Lopez V., Watamura S., and Forger N.G. (1996) Short- and long-term effects of ciliary neurotrophic factor on androgen-sensitive motoneurons in the lumbar spinal cord. J. Neurobiol., 31:263-273
Ciliary neurotrophic factor arrests muscle and motoneuron degeneration in androgen-insensitive rats. J Neurobiol. 1995 Nov;28(3):354-62.
Ciliary neurotrophic factor maintains motoneurons and their target muscles in developing rats. J Neurosci. 1993 Nov;13(11):4720-6.
Ontogeny of calcitonin gene-related peptide immunoreactivity in rat lumbar motoneurons: delayed appearance and sexual dimorphism in the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus. J Comp Neurol. 1993 Apr 22;330(4):514-20. 
Regulation of motoneuron death in the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus.
J Neurobiol. 1992 Nov;23(9):1192-203. Review.  
Differential effects of testosterone metabolites upon the size of sexually dimorphic motoneurons in adulthood. Horm Behav. 1992 Jun;26(2):204-13.
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