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Gastrodin, the predominant constituent of a Chinese herbal medicine, has been utilized in the prevention of Parkinson's disease (PD); however, its mechanism of action remains unknown. Astrocytes are involved in PD and are proposed to be coupled with gap junction connexin 43 (Cx43). To evaluate the effects of gastrodin on PD, the effect of gastrodin on Cx43(More)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder and the main cause of dementia. Panax notoginsenoside Rb1 (PNRb1), which is also known as (3β,12β)-20-[(6-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy]-12-hydroxydammar-24-en-3-yl 2-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranoside and is the main active component of the plant Panax notoginseng, is effective in(More)
AIM Though social anxiety and social recognition have been studied extensively, the roles of the medial or basolateral amygdala in the control of social anxiety and social recognition remain to be determined. This study investigated the effects of excitotoxic bilateral medial or basolateral amygdala lesions upon social anxiety and social recognition(More)
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