Anusorn Thampithak

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Oxidative stress (OS) plays a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD). 6-Hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) is a neurotoxin used to induce oxidative cell death of dopaminergic neurons in experimental models of PD. Curcumin I, or diferuloylmethane is a pure compound isolated from Curcuma longa Linn. that has been reported to have neuroprotective(More)
Methamphetamine (METH) is a highly addictive CNS stimulant that its long-term use is associated with the loss of neurons in substantia nigra and development of Parkinson’s disease later in life. Common form of METH is Ya-Ba tablet, in which, large portion of caffeine is added to the mass to enhance the stimulatory effect. Previous study demonstrated that(More)
Overproduction of pro-inflammatory mediators resulting from chronic activation of microglia has been implicated in many neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. In this study, we investigated the effects of (3R) 1,7-diphenyl-(4E,6E)-4,6-heptadien-3-ol, or compound 049 on the production of pro-inflammatory mediators(More)
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