Waldemar Szaroma

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One of the major classes of ionotropic glutamate receptors is the class of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDARs). Receptor activation recruits, via calcium signal transduction mechanisms which play important roles in oxidative metabolism, mitochondrial free radical production and occurrence of other mitochondrial factors which potentially contribute to(More)
The influence of a single dose of ACTH(100 I.U. /kg body weight) on the diurnal rhythm of reduced glutathione (GSH) was studied in the blood and brain, liver and kidney homogenates of male mice. Cosinor analysis revealed that ACTH induces changes in the mean diurnal amount of GSH in the blood, brain, liver and kidneys. At the same time, GSH amplitudes in(More)
Reduced glutathione (GSH), superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT) and glutathione peroxidase (GSHPx) are vital components of the antioxidative barrier in animal cells. It is suggested more often now that the effectiveness of the protection of cells against the oxidative stress caused by the inflammation process depends on the amount of GSH and the(More)
Authors studied the effects of single, total doses of ultrasound energy (frequency: 24.6 kHz; intensity: 0.35 W/cm2) on the cytoplasmic RNA level in the neurons of preoptic nucleus (PON) in Rana temporaria L., in the annual cycle. The cosinor analysis revealed that the applied ultrasound energy caused significant changes in the cytoplasmic RNA content in(More)
The effects of single doses (3 g/kg and 9 g/kg) of 35% ethanol, on the glutathione (GSH) contents of the blood, liver and kidneys of Rana temporaria L. were studied in the annual cycle. It was found that the single doses of ethanol generally caused a significant increase of GSH in the blood and liver of males and females of Rana temporaria L. in each period(More)
The aim of the study was to determine the effects of single intraperitoneal injections of zymosan A on changes in the content of ascorbic acid (ASC) in the brain, liver, spleen and kidneys of mature male mice, line Swiss. The experiments were carried out on 54 mice divided into 3 control groups and 6 experimental groups. Samples for analysis were collected(More)
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) is an antihypertensive drug with proven dose-dependent toxic effects attributed mainly to the production of cyanide but also excesive nitric oxide (NO) and derived reactive species. The present study evaluated whether melatonin administration would have time-dependent protective effect against SNP−induced toxicity. Male Swiss mice(More)
Intraperitoneal injections of mercuric acetate or lead acetate in doses of 0.2 mg daily during 14 and 21 days caused statistically significant rise in the number of the Gomori-positive glial cells around the third cerebral ventricle of mice. In addition, the nuclei of the Gomori-positive glial cells markedly increased in volume.
This study investigated the role of exogenous α-lipoic acid (ALA) in the inflammation caused by zymosan application. Seventy-two adult male white mice were divided into twelve groups: three control groups, three Zymosan groups, three ALA groups and three groups being the combination of Zymosan and ALA. In the experimental groups, the animals were(More)
The karyometric analysis of the cells of the pineal gland and subcommissural organ in Rana temporaria L. was carried out under the influence of dehydration in the annual cycle. The dehydration stress was found to retard the activity of the pineal gland and at the same time to stimulate the activity of the subcommissural organ apart from the breeding period(More)