Longjun Zhu
Jinan University
Caspase 3Tyrosine hydroxylaseMembrane potentialChemistryApoptosisIn vitroIn vivoNeuroprotectionOxidative stressFree systemScavengingTetramethylpyrazineMPTPNitroneNeurotoxicityEdaravoneParkinson's diseaseIodoacetic acidAndrographolideAnti oxidativeReactive oxygen speciesDopamineBiochemistryIntracellularPharmacology
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#1Longjun Zhu (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 3
#2Yewei Sun (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 15
Last. Zaijun Zhang (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 22
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#1Xinhua Zhou (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 2
#2Longjun Zhu (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 3
Last. Yuqiang Wang (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 25
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Edaravone (EDA) is clinically used for treatment of acute ischemic stroke in Japan and China due to its potent free radical-scavenging effect. However, it has yet to be determined whether EDA can attenuate iodoacetic acid- (IAA-) induced neuronal death in vitro. In the present study, we investigated the effect of EDA on damage of IAA-induced primary cerebellar granule neurons (CGNs) and its possible underlying mechanisms. We found that EDA attenuated IAA-induced cell injury in CGNs. Moreover, ED...
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#1Zaijun Zhang (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 22
#2Daoxu Lai (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 1
Last. Yuqiang Wang (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 25
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Abstract The andrographolide–lipoic acid conjugate AL-1 is a newly synthesized molecule by covalently linking andrographolide (Andro) with α-lipoic acid (LA). In the present work, the neuroprotective effect of AL-1 was investigated in vitro and in a mouse model of the Parkinson's disease (PD). We found that AL-1 significantly prevented 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (MPP + )-induced neurotoxicity in SH-SY5Y cells and primary cerebellar granule neurons. In a mouse model of Parkinson's disease, AL-1 ...
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