Adrenal steroids and plasticity of hippocampal neurons: Toward an understanding of underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms

Bruce S. McEwen*, Heather Cameron, Helen M. Chao, Elizabeth Gould, Ana Maria Magarinos, Yoshifumi Watanabe, Catherine S. Woolley

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67 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-482
Number of pages26
JournalCellular and molecular neurobiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1993


  • adrenal steroids
  • glutamate
  • hippocampal neurons
  • neuron loss
  • plasticity
  • serotonin
  • stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Cell Biology

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