Maria-Cristina Carrillo

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Past studies including our own have confirmed that chronic administration of deprenyl can prolong life spans of at least four different animal species. Pretreatment with the drug for several weeks increases activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT) in selective brain regions. An up-regulation of antioxidant enzyme activities can also be(More)
Female C57BL mice of six different ages (from 6 to 26 months) were given a protein free-diet (PFD) for 1 week and then given a normal diet (ND). Mice were examined for enzyme activities of glutathione S-transferase (GST) in the hepatic cytosol fraction using l-chloro-2, 4-dinitrobenzene (CDNB) as substrate. Enzyme activities were very close among the six(More)
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