Search for dissertations about: "isoallopregnanolone"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word isoallopregnanolone.

  1. 1. Progesterone metabolites : learning, tolerance, antagonism & metabolism

    Author : Charlotte Öfverman; Inga-Maj Johansson; Torbjörn Bäckström; Esa Korpi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; allopregnanolone; isoallopregnanolone; THDOC; learning; tolerance; antagonism; inhibition; patch clamp; Morris water maze; metabolism; epimerization; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Progesterone metabolites as allopregnanolone, isoallopregnanolone and tetrahydrodeoxy-corticosterone (THDOC) are increased in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, throughout pregnancy and during stress. Allopregnanolone and THDOC are neurosteroids with 3α-hydroxy, 5α-configurations and positive modulating effect on the GABAA receptor. READ MORE

  2. 2. GABA-steroid effects in healthy subjects and women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    Author : Helena Hedström; Torbjörn Bäckström; Marie Bixo; Ian Milsom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; isoallopregnanolone; gonadotropins; GABA-A receptor; women; polycystic ovary syndrome; saccade; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: The progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone is involved in several clinical conditions in women, e.g. premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It is a very potent GABA-steroid with GABA-A receptor effects similar to other GABA-agonists, e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Allopregnanolone effects in women : clinical studies in relation to the menstrual cycle, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and oral contraceptive use

    Author : Erika Timby; Marie Bixo; Torbjörn Bäckström; Anna-Carin N Wihlbäck; C Neill Epperson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; GABAA receptor; menstrual cycle; premenstrual dysphoric disorder; saccadic eye velocity; oral contraceptives; hypothalamic amenorrhea;

    Abstract : Background: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) affects 3–8% of women in fertile ages. Combined oral contraceptives (OCs) are widely used and some users experience adverse mood effects. The cyclicity of PMDD symptoms coincides with increased endogenous levels of allopregnanolone after ovulation. READ MORE