Irene F Ugidos

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Stroke modifies the composition of cell membranes by eliciting the breakdown of membrane phospholipids whose products, such as arachidonic acid (AA), are released in the cytosol. The action of enzymes such as cyclooxygenases on AA leads to inflammatory stimuli and increases the cell oxidative stress. We report here the neuroprotective effect of(More)
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke is one of the world’s leading causes of death and permanent disability. The high social and medical costs associated with this pathology mean there is an urgent need to find effective therapies. Occlusion of the middle cerebral artery (MCAO), mainly by clots, is the origin of most CVAs in humans. The vessel occlusion(More)
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