A high soy diet enhances neurotropin receptor and Bcl-XL gene expression in the brains of ovariectomized female rats.

@article{LovekampSwan2007AHS,
  title={A high soy diet enhances neurotropin receptor and Bcl-XL gene expression in the brains of ovariectomized female rats.},
  author={Tara Lovekamp-Swan and Michele L Glendenning and Derek A. Schreihofer},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2007},
  volume={1159},
  pages={54-66}
}
Estrogen is a powerful neuroprotective agent with the ability to induce trophic and antiapoptotic genes. However, concerns about negative overall health consequences of estrogen replacement after menopause have led to the adoption of other strategies to obtain estrogen's benefits in the brain, including the use of selective estrogen receptor modulators, high soy diets, or isoflavone supplements. This study sought to determine the ability of a high soy diet to induce neuroprotective gene… CONTINUE READING

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