7 Estrogen and Brain Protection

@inproceedings{Ju20127EA,
  title={7 Estrogen and Brain Protection},
  author={Xiaohua Ju and Daniel B. Metzger and Marianna Eunsun Jung},
  year={2012}
}
In 1931, estrogen was originally discovered as a female sex hormone by Marrian and Butenandt (1931). Estrogen is responsible for maintaining female reproductive organs and functions. Beyond the effects on reproductive organs, the neuroprotective activities of estrogen have been identified by Simpkins et al. (1994) and thereafter by numerous other researchers (Viscoli et al., 2001). The simple classification of the mechanisms of estrogen is genomic and non-genomic processes. The genomic… CONTINUE READING

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