Gonadal steroids as promoting factors in axonal regeneration

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In this article, some of the trophic actions of gonadal steroids on receptor-concentrating neurons within the mammalian brain and spinal cord will be discussed. This will be followed by a summary of our recent data identifying a new role for gonadal steroids as therapeutic agents in neuronal injury and repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)491-498
Number of pages8
JournalBrain Research Bulletin
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Axotomy
  • Facial nerve
  • Gonadal steroid
  • Regeneration
  • Testosterone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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