Neurosteroid Effects in the Central Nervous System: The Role of the GABA-A Receptor

Neurosteroid Effects in the Central Nervous System: The Role of the GABA-A Receptor

by Sheryl S. Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780203508169
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 10/27/2003
Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction
Synthesis, enzyme localization, and regulation of neurosteroids,
Synthia H. Mellon
Subunit specificity of steroid modulation of GABAA receptors, R.W. Olsen, E. Cagetti and M. Wallner
THDOC and the GABA-A receptor, S. Vicini
Neurosteoid modulation of delta subunit-containing GABAA receptor channels, M.T. Bianchi and R.L. Macdonald
Potentiation and inhibition of GABAA receptor function by neuroactive steroids, L.N. Eisenman, Y. He, D.F. Covey, C.F. Zorumski, S. Zorumski, and S. Mennerick
Anabolic androgenic steroids and the brain: Novel actions at the GABAA receptor and on GABAA receptor mediated behaviors, A.S. Clark, B.L. Jones, P. Yang, and L. Henderson
Withdrawal effects of a neuroactive steroid as a model of PMS: Synaptic physiology to behavior, S. Smith
GABA, estrogen, and sex differences in the brain, M.M. McCarthy, J.L. Nunez, and T.S. Perrot-Sinal
FGIN-1-X--A series of novel specific and efficacious ligands for the peripheral benzodiazepine receptor, E,M. Skowronski-Lutz and D, Bitran
GABAergic neuroactive steroids modulate selective ethanol actions: mechanisms and significance, A.L, Morrow, R, Khisti, S, Tokunaga, J,R. McDaniel, and D.B. Matthews
Allopregnanolone modulates the action of ethanol and stress on the activity of mesocortical dopaminergic neurons and HPA axis, G. Biggio, L. Dazzi, and M. Serra
3a, 5a-THP's actions in the ventral tegmental area for lordosis: A model system for defining mechanisms and function of progestins, C.A. Frye and S.M. Petralia
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, I. Sundstrom-Poromaa
Role of neurosteroids in epilepsy, Z. Mtchedlishvili and J. Kapur
Animal models of anxiety and stress-induced behavior: Effects of neuroactive steroids, D.A. Finn, R.H. Purdy and G.F. Koob
Direct modulation of amino acid receptors by neuroactive steroids: Physiological and pharmacological Implications, T.T. Gibbs and D. Farb
On the neurosteroid mechanisms of action and their clinical potentials, Y. Akwa and E. Baulieu

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