9. Neurosteroids and Pain

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon3
  1. Christine Patte-Mensah,
  2. Laurence Meyer,
  3. Véronique Schaeffer,
  4. Cherkaouia Kibaly and
  5. Ayikoe G. Mensah-Nyagan

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch9

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Patte-Mensah, C., Meyer, L., Schaeffer, V., Kibaly, C. and Mensah-Nyagan, A. G. (2011) Neurosteroids and Pain, 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.ch9

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. Université de Strasbourg, Equipe Stéroïdes, Neuromodulateurs et Neuropathologies, Unité de Physiopathologie et Médecine Translationnelle, Faculté deMédecine, 11 rue Humann, 67000 Strasbourg, France

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:

  • analgesia;
  • neurosteroid;
  • nociception;
  • pain;
  • peripheral neuropathy;
  • steroidogenic enzyme

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Background on Neurosteroids

  • Overview on Pain

  • Involvement of Endogenous Neurosteroids in the Control of Pain

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References