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The effects of provera on hormone production and enzyme inhibition

  • Use of depo-provera reduces serum oestrogen levels and is associated with significant loss of bmd due to the known effect of oestrogen deficiency on the bone remodelling system bone loss is greater with increasing duration of use however bmd appears to increase after depo-provera is discontinued and ovarian oestrogen production increases;
  • The effects of indomethacin and Provera were assessed by using a concentration of GABA producing a half-maximal response i;
  • Xenopus laevis oocytes stage V-VI were isolated as described previously Belelli et al.

Their behavioral repertoire is consistent with an enhancement of inhibition i. Neuroactive steroids might also be involved in the physiological and pathophysiological regulation of neuronal inhibition. Physiological levels of the most potent neurosteroid [i.

Furthermore, neurosteroids can be synthesized de novo in the brain independent of peripheral sources both in glia and neurons. The fact that the brain expression pattern and activity of the enzymes responsible for neurosteroid synthesis and degradation will selectively impact on GABAA receptor-mediated inhibition is supported by the following observations: Findings from this and other laboratories have suggested that neurosteroid modulation of inhibitory transmission is neuron specific, a heterogeneity that might be conferred in part by the isoform of the GABAA receptor and post-translational modifications of the receptor, including phosphorylation Cooper et al.

However, the contribution of local neurosteroid metabolism to neurosteroid action on GABAA receptor-mediated neurotransmission has received little attention. Interestingly, Provera is also effective in the treatment of catamenial epilepsy Newmark and Penry, 1980.

The results presented here advocate a crucial role for local steroid metabolism in shaping GABAA receptor-mediated inhibition in a regionally dependent manner.

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  2. In each case, currents were sampled at 10 kHz and filtered at 2 kHz using an 8-pole low-pass Bessel filter.
  3. All drugs were applied via the superfusion system.
  4. Materials and Methods Recordings from rat hippocampal slices Slice preparation.
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Materials and Methods Recordings from rat hippocampal slices Slice preparation. Hippocampal slices were prepared from Sprague Dawley rats of either sex [postnatal day P 16-P24] according to standard protocols described previously Reynolds et al.

  • All drugs were applied via the superfusion system;
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The brain was rapidly removed and placed in oxygenated ice-cold artificial CSF aCSF solution containing the following in mm: The slices were placed in an incubation chamber, consisting of a beaker and a nylon mesh-covered plastic ring on which the slices lay, filled with circulating, oxygenated, extracellular solution containing the following in mm: In each case, currents were sampled at 10 kHz and filtered at 2 kHz using an 8-pole low-pass Bessel filter.

These stock solutions were diluted in the extracellular solution to the desired concentration.

The final maximum DMSO concentration 0. Individual mIPSCs were detected using a -4 pA amplitude threshold detection algorithm and visually inspected for validity.

  • Neuroactive steroids might also be involved in the physiological and pathophysiological regulation of neuronal inhibition;
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  • To minimize the contribution of dendritically generated currents, which are subject to the unquantifiable effects of cable filtering, analysis was limited to those events that fell within the limits of a Gaussian distribution that describes the peak of the rise-time histogram;
  • Inhibition of follicular inhibitory neurosteroids have antidepressant and anxiolytic effects, and the blockade of their production medroxyprogesterone acetate.

To minimize the contribution of dendritically generated currents, which are subject to the unquantifiable effects of cable filtering, analysis was limited to those events that fell within the limits of a Gaussian distribution that describes the peak of the rise-time histogram.

Analysis of rise-time histograms generally revealed a skewed distribution with a clear peak below 1 msec. Miniature IPSCs were fitted with either one or two exponentials given by the equations: An improvement of the fit by two exponentials compared with one resulted in a reduction in the SD of the residuals and was confirmed by use of the F-test. Recordings from Xenopus laevis oocytes.

Xenopus laevis oocytes stage V-VI were isolated as described previously Belelli et al.

The effects of provera on hormone production and enzyme inhibition

Two to twelve days after injection, recordings were performed on such oocytes voltage-clamped at -60 mV with an Axoclamp 2A Axon Instruments in the twin-electrode voltage-clamp mode. The voltage and current-passing electrodes were filled with 3 m KCl and had resistances of 0. The oocytes were continually superfused with frog Ringer containing the following in mm: All drugs were applied via the superfusion system. The effects of indomethacin and Provera were assessed by using a concentration of GABA producing a half-maximal response i.

Drugs were preapplied for 40-60 sec before being coapplied with the appropriate GABA concentration. Data were expressed as a percentage of the control response and statistically analyzed by repeated measures ANOVA.