M Biello

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Polyamines were implicated as either neurotoxic or neuroprotective in several models of stroke. Spermine augments the excitotoxicity mediated by the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor because this receptor is activated at micromolar spermine concentrations. However, at higher concentrations, spermine could be neuroprotective because it blocks the NMDA(More)
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