Neuroactive Steroids in Acute Ischemic Stroke


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  • Casas S, Giuliani F, Cremaschi F, Yunes R, Cabrera R. Neuromodulatory effect of progesterone on the dopaminergic, glutamatergic, and GABAergic activities in a male rat model of Parkinson's disease. Neurol Res. 2013 Sep;35(7):719-25. doi: 10.1179/1743132812Y.0000000142. Epub 2013 Mar 5. Pubmed ID:23561326
  • Yunes R, Casas S, Gaglio E, Cabrera R. Progesterone Exerts a Neuromodulatory Effect on Turning Behavior of Hemiparkinsonian Male Rats: Expression of 3 α -Hydroxysteroid Oxidoreductase and Allopregnanolone as Suggestive of GABAA Receptors Involvement. Parkinsons Dis. 2015;2015:431690. doi: 10.1155/2015/431690. Epub 2015 Mar 31. Pubmed ID:25918669
  • Escudero C, Casas S, Giuliani F, Bazzocchini V, García S, Yunes R, Cabrera R. Allopregnanolone prevents memory impairment: effect on mRNA expression and enzymatic activity of hippocampal 3-α hydroxysteroid oxide-reductase. Brain Res Bull. 2012 Feb 10;87(2-3):280-5. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2011.11.019. Epub 2011 Dec 6. Erratum in: Brain Res Bull. 2012 Nov 1;89(3-4):150. Pubmed ID:22155686
  • Casas S, García S, Cabrera R, Nanfaro F, Escudero C, Yunes R. Progesterone prevents depression-like behavior in a model of Parkinson's disease induced by 6-hydroxydopamine in male rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2011 Oct;99(4):614-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2011.06.012. Epub 2011 Jun 15. Pubmed ID:21689676
  • Ghersi MS, Casas SM, Escudero C, Carlini VP, Buteler F, Cabrera RJ, Schiöth HB, de Barioglio SR. Ghrelin inhibited serotonin release from hippocampal slices. Peptides. 2011 Nov;32(11):2367-71. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2011.07.015. Epub 2011 Jul 27. Pubmed ID:21820473

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