Introduction: The Physiological and Faulty HormonalImprinting
Although the developing organism in the mother’s womb is influenced first of all by the hormones of the mother, the fetus also synthesizes and secretes hormones
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Effect of perinatal vitamin A or retinoic acid treatment (hormonalimprinting) on the sexual behavior of adult rats
Authors:G. Csaba, Cs. Karabélyos and Ágnes Inczefi-Gonda
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Hormonalimprinting: its role during the evolution and development of hormones and
the migration over large distances.
Receptor memory and hormonalimprinting
The unicellular ciliate Tetrahymena synthesizes hormones characteristic to higher vertebrates [ 48–53 ] and reacts to them [ 54
effects of natural hormones, causing faulty hormonalimprinting [ 49–51 ] with late, life-long alteration of physiological processes, sex organ development, thyroid function, brain maturation, and immune response included [ 52, 53 ]. The hormonal