Genistein: mechanisms of action for a pleiotropic neuroprotective agent in stroke.

@article{Schreihofer2017GenisteinMO,
  title={Genistein: mechanisms of action for a pleiotropic neuroprotective agent in stroke.},
  author={Derek A. Schreihofer and Anthony Oppong-Gyebi},
  journal={Nutritional neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-17}
}
Genistein is a plant estrogen promoted as an alternative to post-menopausal hormone therapy because of a good safety profile and its promotion as a natural product. Several preclinical studies of cerebral ischemia and other models of brain injury support a beneficial role for genistein in protecting the brain from injury whether administered chronically or… CONTINUE READING