14. The Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone in Neuroprotection

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon3
  1. Christian Behl and
  2. Angela Clement

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch14

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Behl, C. and Clement, A. (2011) The Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone in Neuroprotection, in Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis (eds A. G. Gravanis and S. H. Mellon), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Crete, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Stavrakia, 71110 Heraklion, Greece

  2. 3

    University of California, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, The Center for Reproductive Sciences, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

Author Information

  1. University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute for Pathobiochemistry, 55099 Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326273

Online ISBN: 9783527633968

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Keywords:

  • CRH;
  • CRH-BP;
  • corticotropin;
  • HPA axis;
  • neurodegeneration;
  • neuroprotection;
  • stress hormone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The CRH Family of Proteins and Molecular Signal Transduction

  • From the Physiology to the Pathophysiology of CRH

  • CRH and Neurodegenerative Conditions

  • Protective Activities of CRH

  • Lessons from the Heart

  • Outlook

  • References