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Representative publications (2013-2018)

  • Yanguas-Casás N, Crespo-Castrillo A, de Ceballos ML, Chowen JA, Azcoitia I, Arevalo MA, Garcia-Segura LM (2018). Sex differences in the phagocytic and migratory activity of microglia and their impairment by palmitic acid. Glia, 66(3):522-537. doi: 10.1002/glia.23263.

  • Ruiz-Palmero I, Ortiz-Rodriguez A, Melcangi RC, Caruso D, Garcia-Segura LM, Rune GM, Arevalo MA (2016). Oestradiol synthesized by female neurons generates sex differences in neuritogenesis. Sci Rep, 6:31891. doi: 10.1038/srep31891.

  • Acaz-Fonseca E, Duran JC, Carrero P, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA (2015). Sex differences in glia reactivity after cortical brain injury. Glia, 63(11):1966–1981. doi: 10.1002/glia.22867.

  • Arevalo MA, Azcoitia I, Garcia-Segura LM (2015). The neuroprotective actions of oestradiol and oestrogen receptors. Nat Rev Neurosci, 16(1):17-29. doi: 10.1038/nrn3856.

  • Olza-Fernández I, Marín Gabriel MA, Gil-Sanchez A, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA (2014). Neuroendocrinology of childbirth and mother-child attachment: The basis of an etiopathogenic model of perinatal neurobiological disorders. Front Neuroendocrinol, pii: S0091-3022(14)00041-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2014.03.007.

  • Ruiz-Palmero I, Hernando M, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA (2013). G protein-coupled estrogen receptor is required for the neuritogenic mechanism of 17β-estradiol in developing hippocampal neurons. Mol Cell Endocrinol, 372(1-2):105-15.

  • Simon-Areces J, Acaz-Fonseca E, Ruiz-Palmero I, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA (2013). A CRM1-Mediated Nuclear Export Signal Is Essential for Cytoplasmic Localization of Neurogenin 3 in Neurons. PLoS One, 8(1): e55237.

  • Diz-Chaves Y, Baquedano E, Frago LM, Chowen JA, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA (2013). Maternal stress alters the developmental program of embryonic hippocampal neurons growing in vitro. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(3):455-9. IF 5.591.

Books, monographs and collective volumes

  • Azcoitia I, Garcia-Segura LM. Hormones and the Aging Brain. In: Fink G, Pfaff DW, Levine JE, eds. Handbook of Neuroendocrinology. London, Waltham, San Diego: Academic press, Elsevier; pp. 573-594 (2012).

  • Azcoitia I, Arevalo MA, Garcia-Segura LM. Brain aromatase and neuroprotection in mammals. In: Balthazart J and Ball G (eds). Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 371-382 (2012). Clave CL

  • Arevalo MA, Garcia-Segura LM, Azcoitia I. Interactions of estradiol and insulin-like growth factor-I in neuroprotection: Implications for brain aging and neurodegeneration. In: Gravanis AG and Mellon SH (Eds.), Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection and Neurogenesis, Chapter 1, pp. 3-11, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, (2011).

  • Azcoitia, I., Arévalo M.A., García-Segura, L.M. Acciones neuroprotectoras de las hormonas ováricas. En: Pascual-Leone, A.M., Medina, J.M. (Editores), Acción de las hormonas a nivel cerebral. Instituto de España, Madrid, pp. 87-111 (2010). Clave CL

  • García-Segura LM. Hormones and Brain Plasticity. Oxford University Press, New York, 496pp (2009). http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/hormones-and-brain-plasticity-luis-miguel-garcia-segura/1101400928?ean=9780195326611

  • Melcangi RC, García-Segura LM. Glial Steroid Metabolism. In: Squire LR (ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 4, pp. 871-876. Oxford: Academic Press (2009).

  • Etgen, AM, García-Segura, L.M. Estrogen Regulation of Neurotransmitter and Growth Factor Signaling in the Brain. In: D.W. Pfaff, A.P. Arnold, A.M. Etgen, S.E. Fahrbach, R.T. Rubin Eds., Hormones, Brain and Behavior, Second Edition, Chapter 3.33, Pp. 1121-1162, Elsevier, San Diego, (2009).

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