Arthur P. Arnold, Ph.D.


Distinguished Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology
Member, Brain Research Institute
Genetics & Genomics GPB Home Area
Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area
Neuroscience GPB Home Area
Faculty, BWF-IT-MD
Center for Metabolic Disease Prevention

Contact Information

Lab Number: (310)825-9340Office Phone Number: (310)825-2169
Laboratory Address: LaboratoryLSB 4117UNITED STATES Work Address: OfficeLSB 4117UNITED STATES


Arnold AP, Itoh Y, Melamed E   A bird's eye view of sex chromosome dosage compensation, Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, 2008; in press: .
*Gioiosa L, *Chen X (co-first authors), Watkins R, Klanfer N, Bryant CD, Evans CJ, Arnold AP   Sex chromosome complement affects nociception in tests of actue and chronic exposure to morphine in mice, Hormones and Behavior, 2008; 54: 124-130.
Chen X, Watkins R, Delot E, Releine R, Schiestl RH, Burgoyne PS, Arnold AP   Sex difference in neural tube defects in p53-null mice is caused by differences in the complement of X not Y genes, Developmental Neurobiology, 2008; 68: 265-273.
*Itoh Y, *Melamed E (*co-first authors), Yang X, Kampf K, Wang S, Yehya N, Van Nas A, Replogle K, Band MR, Clayton DF, Schadt EE, Lusis AJ, Arnold AP   Dosage compensation is less effective in birds than in mammals Journal of Biology, 2007; 6: 2.
Melamed E, Arnold AP   Regional differences in dosage compensation on the chicken Z chromosome, Genome Biology, 2007; 8: R202.
Quinn JJ, Hitchcott PK, Umeda EA, Arnold AP, Taylor JR   Sex chromosome complement determines habit formation, Nature Neuroscience, 2007; 10: 1398-1400.
Gatewood JD, Wills A, Shetty S, Xu J, Arnold AP, Burgoyne PS, Rissman EF.   Sex chromosome complement and gonadal sex influence aggressive and parental behaviors in mice, Journal of Neuroscience, 2006; 26: 2335-2342.
Palaszynski KM, Smith DL, Burgoyne PS, Arnold AP, Voskuhl RR   A yin-yang effect between sex chromosomes and sex hormones on the immune response, Endocrinology, 2005; 146: 3280-3285.
Chen X, Agate RJ, Itoh Y, Arnold AP   Sexually dimorphic expression of trkB, a Z-linked gene, in early posthatch zebra finch brain, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA , 2005; 102: 7730-7735.
Arnold AP   Sex chromosomes and brain gender Nature Reviews Neuroscience , 2004; 5(9): 701-8.
Arnold, AP Burgoyne, PS   Are XX and XY brain cells intrinsically different? Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM. , 2004; 15(1): 6-11.
Agate RJ, Grisham W, Wade J, Mann S, Wingfield J, Schanen C, Palotie A, Arnold AP   Neural not gonadal origin of brain sex differences in a gynandromorphic finch, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2003; 100: 4873-4878.
Carruth LC, Reisert I, Arnold AP   Direct effect of sex chromosome genes on brain sexual differentiation, Nature Neuroscience , 2002; 5: 933-934.
De Vries GJ, Rissman EF, Simerly RB, Yang L-Y , Scordalakes EM, Auger C, Swain A, Lovell-Badge R, Burgoyne PS, Arnold AP   Sex chromosome effects on the induction of sexually dimorphic neural and behavioral development, Journal of Neuroscience, 2002; 22: 9005-9014.