8. Neuroprotective and Neurogenic Properties of Dehydroepiandrosterone and its Synthetic Analogs

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon2
  1. Ioannis Charalampopoulos,
  2. Iakovos Lazaridis and
  3. Achille Gravanis

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch8

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Charalampopoulos, I., Lazaridis, I. and Gravanis, A. (2011) Neuroprotective and Neurogenic Properties of Dehydroepiandrosterone and its Synthetic Analogs, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

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:

  • DHEA;
  • DHEAS;
  • fluasterone;
  • neuroprotective effects of DHEA;
  • neurogenic effects of DHEA;
  • cytoprotective effects of DHEA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neuroprotective and Neurogenic Effects of DHEA in Hippocampal Neurons

  • Neuroprotective Effects of DHEA in Nigrostriatal Dopaminergic Neurons

  • Neuroprotective Effects of DHEA in Autoimmune Neurodegenerative Processes

  • Neuroprotective Effects of DHEA against Brain Ischemia and Trauma

  • Signaling Pathways Involved in the Effects of DHEA on Neuronal Cell Fate

  • Therapeutic Perspectives of DHEA and its Synthetic Analogs in Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • References