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Effect of toluene and cresols on Na+,K+-ATPase, and serotonin in rat brain.
The objective of the present trial was to evaluate the effect of toluene and o-cresol, m-cresol, and p-cresol on serotonin (5-HT), its precursor 5-hydroxytryptophane (5-HTP), Na(+),K(+)-ATPase, totalExpand
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Effect of allopurinol on damage caused by free radicals to cryptorchid testes.
Cryptorchidism causes apoptosis of germ cells. It has been suggested that the redox regulatory system is involved in this process. The free radicals produced are thought to be generated during theExpand
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Neuroprogression: the hidden mechanism of depression
For many years, depressive disorder (DD) was considered a transient and natural disease of people’s mood. Its etiology had been attributed mainly to biochemical alterations of the monoamines andExpand
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Effect of pentylenetetrazole and carbodiimide on oxidation stress markers in rat brain.
A number of studies suggest that epileptic seizures are related to certain harmful functions of nitric oxide (Tsuda et al. 1998). This disorder can be induced with pentylenetetrazole, a drug thatExpand
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Effect of sibutramine on 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid levels and selected oxidative biomarkers on brain regions of female rats in the presence of zinc.
A number of drugs, like sibutramine, which are used clinically in weight control, act on serotonergic metabolism. However, their relation with zinc and free radical (FR) production in central nervousExpand
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Comparative effect of cyanamide and sodium nitroprusside on indolamine and lipid peroxidation levels in rat brain.
The aim of this study was to compare the effect of cyanamide (CNM) and sodium nitroprusside (SNP) on nitrite (NO2-) and nitrate (NO3-), stable metabolites of nitric oxide (NO), serotonin (5-HT),Expand
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Assessment of Mexican Arnica (Heterotheca inuloides Cass) and Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Extracts on Dopamine and Selected Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Stomach and Brain of Salmonella
Background: The effects of some natural products on dopamine (DA) and 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid (5-HIAA) in brain of infected models are still unclear. Objective: The purpose of this study was toExpand
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Effect of nicotine on ATPase, catalase and calcium levels in the presence of oligoelements in brain regions of young rats.
UNLABELLED The effect of nicotine on membrane alterations and fluidity changes in very young models remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of nicotine on total ATPase,Expand
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Assessment of a synthetic steroid and flutamide on dopamine, GSH and H2O2 levels in rat brain in presence of fructose.
UNLABELLED Flutamide is a drug used in the treatment of androgen-dependent disorders. However, this treatment is usually accompanied by some adverse side effects. The aim of this work was to analyseExpand