Antiinflammatory effects of estrogen on microglial activation.

Authors: Bruce-Keller AJ, Keeling JL, Keller JN, Huang FF, Camondola S, Mattson MP.

Publication Year: 2000

Citation: Endocrinology 2000;141(10):3646-56.

This study identified new pathways for the estrogenic anti-inflammatory effects on brain function, potentially leading to identification of new methods for improving neurodegenerative disease, specifically involving the microglial cells.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11014219