Neurosteroids and Brain Function

Other | December 1, 2001

byBradley, Ronald J., Ronald J. Bradley

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International Review of Neurobiology, Volume 46presents in-depth reviews on such ground-breaking topics as assembly and intracellular trafficking of GABA A receptors, D-1 dopamine receptors, and Alzheimer's disease. This series offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available and is a must for anyone in the field.

Includes a historical overview of neurosteroid research
Contains a chapter on neurosteroid biosynthesis and regulation
Presents current methods of neurosteroid measurement and analysis
Discusses neurosteroid function in both the normal and the pathological brain
Chapters address the function of neurosteroid in:
Stress
Receptor plasticity and function
Learning and Memory
Alcohol use
Depression

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International Review of Neurobiology, Volume 46presents in-depth reviews on such ground-breaking topics as assembly and intracellular trafficking of GABA A receptors, D-1 dopamine receptors, and Alzheimer's disease. This series offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available and is a must for anyone in the field.Incl...

Format:OtherDimensions:208 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080544231

ISBN - 13:9780080544236

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Table of Contents

Neurosteroids: (Beginning of) The Story.
Biosynthesis of Neurosteroids and Regulation of their Synthesis.
Neurosteroid 7-hydroxylation Products in Brain.
Analysis of neurosteroids.
Role of Peripheral-Type Benzodiazepine Receptors in Adrenal and Brain Steroidogenesis.
Formation and Effects of Neuroactive Steroids in the Central and Peripheral Nervous System.
Neurosteroids and GABAA receptor function.
GABAA Receptor Plasticity During Long-Term Exposure to and Withdrawal From Progesterone.
Stress and Neuroactive Steroids.
Neurosteroids in learning and memory processes.
Neurosteroids and behaviour.
Ethanol and Neurosteroid Interactions in Brain.
Preclinical Development of Neurosteroids as Neuroprotective Agents for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Clinical Implications of Circulating Neurosteroids.
Neuroactive Steroids and CNS Disorders.
Neuroactive Steroids in Neuropsychopharmacology.
Neurosteroids in the pharmacology and physiopathology of depression.