Nyou Wei Tak

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Oxidative stress is suggested to play an important role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, no elevation of plasma oxidative stress marker has been reported. We measured percent content of the oxidized form of coenzyme Q10 in total coenzyme Q10 (%CoQ-10) because %CoQ-10 has been shown to be a sensitive marker of oxidative stress. A(More)
The free radical scavenger 3-methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one (edaravone) has been used to treat acute brain infarction in Japan since 2001. To obtain direct evidence that edaravone serves as an antioxidant in vivo, four groups of rats were prepared: (i) an ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) group receiving 2 h occlusion-reperfusion of the middle cerebral artery;(More)
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