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DHEA and memory

Sujkovic, Elizabeth; Mileusnic, Radmila and Fry, Johnathan P. (2011). DHEA and memory. In: Watson , Ronald Ross ed. DHEA in Human Health and Aging. Boca Raton, FL, USA : CRC Press, pp. 399–413.

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Abstract

DHEA(S) enhances the acquisition and consolidation stages of memory in animal models of memory. • DHEA(S) does not appear to enhance recall in animal models of memory. • DHEA(S) can reverse pharmacologically induced amnesia in animal models. • DHEA(S) may play a role in age-dependent cognitive decline. • DHEA(S) supplementation has not yet been convincingly shown to enhance learning and memory in normal human ageing.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2012 Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1-4398-3883-6, 978-1-4398-3883-9
Keywords: DHEA; Dehydroepiandrosterone; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate; DHEAS; learning; memory; ageing
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
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Item ID: 32637
Depositing User: Astrid Peterkin
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 11:41
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 10:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/32637
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