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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fuente-Martin, E; Garcia-Caceres, C; Morselli, E; Clegg, D J; Chowen, J A; Finan, B; Brinton, R D; Tschöp, M H 
Title:
Estrogen, astrocytes and the neuroendocrine control of metabolism. 
Abstract:
Obesity, and its associated comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and certain cancers, represent major health challenges. Importantly, there is a sexual dimorphism with respect to the prevalence of obesity and its associated metabolic diseases, implicating a role for gonadal hormones. Specifically, estrogens have been demonstrated to regulate metabolism perhaps by acting as a leptin mimetic in the central nervous system (CNS). CNS estrogen receptors (ERs) include ER alp...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Rev Endocr Metab Disord 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
331-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1389-9155 
TUM Institution:
Fakultät für Medizin (zentral angehängte Professuren und Einrichtungen: Profs. Tschöp, Berberat; TUMCells, ZPF, MSZ)