Neuroactive steroids: focus on human brain

  title={Neuroactive steroids: focus on human brain},
  author={R. C. Melcangi and G. Panzica and L. Garc{\'i}a-segura},
  • R. C. Melcangi, G. Panzica, L. García-segura
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Studies in experimental animals have revealed important roles of neuroactive steroids in the control of central nervous system functions during physiological and pathological conditions, suggesting that they may represent good candidates for the development of neuroprotective strategies for neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders. Even if the characterization of the roles played by neuroactive steroids in humans is still at the beginning, several data are already available showing that they… CONTINUE READING
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