Within the last five years, there has been increasing interest in the role of neuropeptides in the neuroregulation/modulation of both male and female sexual behavior. The impetus for this derives from several findings. Firstly, certain neuropeptides and their receptors are located in brain loci previously implicated in both male and female sexual behavior. Secondly, and most important, is the rapidly accumulating evidence that the concentrations of certain peptides within these behaviorally-relevant loci are regulated by gonadal steroids .
Short '91, Kevin, "Bilateral Injections of Substance K into the Medial Preoptic Area Have No Effect on Malr Rat Sexual Behavior" (1991). Honors Projects. Paper 111.