Taurine attenuates acrylamide-induced apoptosis via a PI3K/AKT-dependent manner:

Published on Jan 1, 2018in Human & Experimental Toxicology2.067
· DOI :10.1177/0960327118765335
G Sun1
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(Dalian Medical University),
Xiaobo Wang9
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(Dalian Medical University)
+ 2 AuthorsJ Sun1
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(Dalian Medical University)
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Abstract
As a potent neurotoxic agent, acrylamide (ACR) is formed in food processing at higher temperature. Taurine (TAU), a nonessential amino acid, is used to cure neurodegenerative disorders, followed by...
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