Neuroprotective Actions of Neurosteroids

  title={Neuroprotective Actions of Neurosteroids},
  author={Kinga Kornel Borowicz and Barbara Piskorska and Monika Banach and Stanislaw J. Czuczwar},
  booktitle={Front. Endocrin.},
Neurosteroids were initially defined as steroid hormones locally synthesized within the nervous tissue. Subsequently, they were described as steroid hormone derivatives that devoid hormonal action but still affect neuronal excitability through modulation of ionotropic receptors. Neurosteroids are further subdivided into natural (produced in the brain) and synthetic. Some authors distinguish between hormonal and regular neurosteroids in the group of natural ones. The latter group, including… CONTINUE READING
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