17. Gonadal Hormones, Neurosteroids, and Clinical Progestins as Neurogenic Regenerative Agents: Therapeutic Implications

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon3
  1. Lifei Liu and
  2. Roberta Diaz Brinton

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch17

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Liu, L. and Brinton, R. D. (2011) Gonadal Hormones, Neurosteroids, and Clinical Progestins as Neurogenic Regenerative Agents: Therapeutic Implications, 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.ch17

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 of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA

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:

  • adult neurogenesis;
  • allopregnalone regulation;
  • gonadal hormones;
  • neurogenic regenerative agents;
  • neurosteroid;
  • regenerative therapeutics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gonadal Hormones, Neurosteroids, and Neurogenesis

  • Neurosteroid Regulation of Adult Neurogenesis

  • Gonadal Steroids, Clinical Progestins, and Neurosteroids as Neuroregenerative Therapeutics: Challenges and Strategies

  • References