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The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives: An Illustrated Guide to Their Evolution and Natural History
In this beautifully illustrated natural history that links extinct larger feline species with those still in existence, collaborators Alan Turner and Mauricio Anton weave together the evidence ofExpand
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Neurodegenerative disorders in humans: the role of glutathione in oxidative stress-mediated neuronal death
Oxidative stress has been implicated in both normal aging and in various neurodegenerative disorders and may be a common mechanism underlying various forms of cell death including necrosis,Expand
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Glutathione and Signal Transduction in the Mammalian CNS
Abstract : The tripeptide glutathione (GSH) has been thoroughly investigated in relation to its role as antioxidant and free radical scavenger. In recent years, novel actions of GSH in the nervousExpand
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Isolation of various forms of sterol β‐d‐glucoside from the seed of Cycas circinalis: neurotoxicity and implications for ALS‐parkinsonism dementia complex
The factors responsible for ALS‐parkinsonism dementia complex (ALS‐PDC), the unique neurological disorder of Guam, remain unresolved, but identification of causal factors could lead to clues forExpand
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Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games
Part 1: The First Ring - The Cult of the Olympics, Vancouver 2010 and the Opposition Part 2: The Second Ring - The Hidden History of the Olympic Games Part 3: The Third Ring - It All Starts with RealExpand
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Aluminum in the central nervous system (CNS): toxicity in humans and animals, vaccine adjuvants, and autoimmunity
We have examined the neurotoxicity of aluminum in humans and animals under various conditions, following different routes of administration, and provide an overview of the various associated diseaseExpand
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Behavioral and neurological correlates of ALS-parkinsonism dementia complex in adult mice fed washed cycad flour
Consumption of cycad seed products (Cycas circinalis) is one of the strongest epidemiological links to the Guamian neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-parkinsonism-dementia complexExpand
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Panax ginseng is neuroprotective in a novel progressive model of Parkinson's disease
Panax ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Among its various benefits is a pluripotent targeting of the various events involved in neuronal cell death. This includesExpand
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Progranulin is expressed within motor neurons and promotes neuronal cell survival
BackgroundProgranulin is a secreted high molecular weight growth factor bearing seven and one half copies of the cysteine-rich granulin-epithelin motif. While inappropriate over-expression of theExpand
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Lack of behavioral and neuropathological effects of dietary β-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) in mice
Beta-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) is an excitotoxin allegedly involved in ALS-parkinsonism-dementia complex (ALS-PDC), a neurological disorder found in Guam and its surrounding islands, in whichExpand
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