Progesterone regulates the phosphorylation of protein phosphatases in the brain

@article{Amorim2010ProgesteroneRT,
  title={Progesterone regulates the phosphorylation of protein phosphatases in the brain},
  author={Miguel A.R. Amorim and Christian Guerra-Araiza and Olga Pern{\'i}a and Edgar F. da Cruz e Silva and Luis Miguel Garcia-Segura},
  journal={Journal of Neuroscience Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={88}
}
Previous studies have shown that progesterone modulates the activity of different kinases and the phosphorylation of Tau in the brain. These actions of progesterone may be involved in the hormonal regulation of neuronal differentiation, neuronal function, and neuroprotection. However, the action of progesterone on protein phosphatases in the nervous system has not been explored previously. In this study we have assessed the effect of the administration of progesterone to adult ovariectomized… 
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