Akinori Iwashita

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The activation of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) after exposure to nitric oxide or oxygen-free radicals can lead to cell injury via severe, irreversible depletion of NAD. Genetic deletion or(More)
Methamphetamine (METH) administration in mice, results in a chronic dopamine (DA) depletion associated with nerve terminal damage, with DA oxidation and generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS)(More)
Central adenosine A(2A) receptor is a promising target for drugs to treat Parkinson's disease (PD), and the central blockade of adenosine A(1) receptor improves cognitive function. In the present(More)
The massive activation of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) by DNA-damaging stimuli, such as exposure to reactive oxygen species (ROS), can lead to cell injury via severe, irreversible depletion(More)