Vitex Agnus Castus Extract Improves Learning and Memory and Increases the Transcription of Estrogen Receptor α in Hippocampus of Ovariectomized Rats

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Allahtavakoli, Mohammad; Honari, Najmeh; Pourabolli, Iran; Kazemi Arababadi, Mohammad; Ghafarian, Hossein; Roohbakhsh, Ali; Esmaeili Nadimi, Ali; Shamsizadeh, Ali;
  • Publisher: Iranian Neuroscience Society
  • Journal: Basic and Clinical Neuroscience,volume 6,issue 3,pages185-192 (issn: 2008-126X, eissn: 2228-7442)
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  • Subject: Vitex agnus-castus | Memory | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Estrogen receptor alpha | Research Papers | Ovariectomy

Introduction: Lower level of estrogen hormone is considered as an important factor for loss of learning and memory in postmenopausal women. Although estrogen replacement therapy is used for compensation, but long-term usage of estrogen is associated with a higher risk o... View more
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