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Neurosteroids

Known as: neuroactive steroids, neurosteroid 
 
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2018
Review
2018
Sex steroid hormones are synthesized from cholesterol and exert pleiotropic effects notably in the central nervous system… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Inhibitory neurotransmission mediated by GABAA receptors can be modulated by the endogenous neurosteroids, allopregnanolone and… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
GABAA (γ-aminobutyric acid type A) receptors mediate most of the 'fast' synaptic inhibition in the mammalian brain and are… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The brain, like the adrenals, gonads and the placenta, is a steroidogenic tissue. However, unlike classic steroidogenic tissues… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Over the past decade, it has become clear that the brain is a steroidogenic organ. The steroids synthesized by the brain and… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • E. Baulieu
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 11611642
Neurosteroids are synthetized in the central and peripheral nervous system, particularly but not exclusively in myelinating glial… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
The term "neurosteroids" applies to those steroids that are both synthesized in the nervous system, either de novo from… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
  • M. Majewska
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 22198916
The abundant CNS cholesterol and its sulfate derivative serve as precursors of different neurosteroids, which bidirectionally… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The endogenous steroid metabolites 3 alpha,21dihydroxy-5 alpha-pregnan-20-one and 3 alpha-hydroxy-5 alpha-pregnan-20-one… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
  • E. Baulieu, P. Robel
  • The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular…
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 23889760
The biosynthesis of neurosteroids proceeds through cholesterol side-chain cleavage, and gives rise to pregnenolone (P) and… Expand
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