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Comparative Studies of Huperzine A, E2020, and Tacrine on Behavior and Cholinesterase Activities
  • D. Cheng, X. Tang
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
  • 1 June 1998
Comparative effects of cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEI) huperzine A with E2020 and tacrine on the radial maze performance in ethylcholine mustard aziridinium ion (AF64A)-treated rat and inhibition ofExpand
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Huperzine A attenuates amyloid β‐peptide fragment 25‐35‐induced apoptosis in rat cortical neurons via inhibiting reactive oxygen species formation and caspase‐3 activation
Huperzine A, a novel Lycopodium alkaloid originally discovered in the Chinese herb Qian Ceng Ta (Huperzia serrata), is a reversible, potent, and selective acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor andExpand
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Huperzine A, a novel promising acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
THE effects of huperzine A on memory impairments induced by scopolamine were evaluted using a radial maze task and inhibition of cholinesterase in vitro compared with the effects of E2020 andExpand
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Reversal of scopolamine-induced deficits in radial maze performance by (-)-huperzine A: comparison with E2020 and tacrine.
  • T. Wang, X. Tang
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • European journal of pharmacology
  • 22 May 1998
The effects of (-)-huperzine A ((5R,9R,11E)-5-amino-11-ethylidene-5,6,9,10-tetrahydro-7-methyl-5, 9-methanocycloocta[b]pyridin-2(1H)-one), and of the hydrochloride salt of E2020Expand
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Neuroprotective Effects of Huperzine A
Huperzine A (HupA), isolated from Chinese herb Huperzia serrata, is a potent, highly specific and reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase. It has been found to reverse or attenuate cognitiveExpand
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Huperzine A protects isolated rat brain mitochondria against beta-amyloid peptide.
Our previous work in cells and animals showed that mitochondria are involved in the neuroprotective effect of huperzine A (HupA). In this study, the effects of HupA on isolated rat brain mitochondriaExpand
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Huperzine A enhances the level of secretory amyloid precursor protein and protein kinase C-α in intracerebroventricular β-amyloid-(1–40) infused rats and human embryonic kidney 293 Swedish mutant
We examined whether huperzine A (HupA), a promising therapeutic agent for Alzheimer's disease, could alter the processing of amyloid precursor protein (APP) in rats with beta-amyloid protein-(1-40)Expand
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Tacrine attenuates hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis by regulating expression of apoptosis-related genes in rat PC12 cells.
The present studies investigated the effects of tacrine, a selective acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor and promising anti-dementia agent, on hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2))-induced apoptosis and theExpand
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Huperzine A, a potential therapeutic agent for treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
HupA is a potent, reversible and selective inhibitor of AChE with a rapid absorption and penetration into the brain in animal tests. It exhibits memory-enhancing activities in animal and clinicalExpand
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Huperzine A attenuates cognitive dysfunction and neuronal degeneration caused by beta-amyloid protein-(1-40) in rat.
Huperzine A, a promising therapeutic agent for Alzheimer's disease, was examined for its potential to antagonize the deleterious neurochemical, structural, and cognitive effects of infusingExpand
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