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ea0014p281 | (1) | ECE2007

The androgen receptor in the rat choroid plexus

Alves CH , Socorro S , Gonçalves IMT , Santos CRA

The choroid plexus (CP) produces cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and forms the blood-CSF barrier, being involved in the maintenance of the extracellular milieu of the brain and secretion of several neuroprotective factors. There are several experimental evidences showing that androgens enhance cognition and act as potential protective factors against Alzheimer’s Disease. It has been shown that testosterone exerts neuroprotective actions against oxidative stress, apoptosis, and ...