20. Corticosterone, Dehydroepiandrosterone, and Neurogenesis in the Adult Hippocampus

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon4
  1. Joe Herbert1 and
  2. Scarlet Bella Pinnock2

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch20

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Herbert, J. and Pinnock, S. B. (2011) Corticosterone, Dehydroepiandrosterone, and Neurogenesis in the Adult Hippocampus, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    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. 1

    University of Cambridge, Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB20PY, UK

  2. 2

    University of Cambridge, Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 OPY, UK

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:

  • corticosterone;
  • dehydroepiandrosterone;
  • neurogenesis;
  • hippocampus;
  • diurnal rhythm;
  • depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Glucocorticoids and Neurogenesis in the Adult Hippocampus

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References