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This study was undertaken in order to investigate a) the short- and long-term in vivo effects of cadmium (Cd) on brain acetylcholinesterase (AChE), (Na+, K+)-ATPase activities in adult rats, b) the(More)
Manganese (Mn) is an essential metalloenzyme component that in high doses can exert serious oxidative and neurotoxic effects. The aim of this study was to investigate the potential effect of the(More)
Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) is a serious neuropsychiatric syndrome caused by chronic alcoholism and thiamine (T) deficiency. Our aim was to shed more light on the pathophysiology of WE, by(More)
We have previously reported that cadmium (Cd) as 3CdSO4 . 8H2O decreases rat brain total antioxidant status and L-cysteine (Cys) has a protective effect against it. The aim of the present study was(More)
The coxsackievirus and adenovirus receptor (CAR) is a crucial receptor for the entry of both coxsackie B viruses and adenoviruses into host cells. CAR expression on tumor cells was reported to be(More)
BACKGROUND Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a group of zinc- dependent endopeptidases involved in the degradation of extracellular matrix components. MMPs have been implicated in a wide variety(More)