A new hope for neurodegeneration: possible role of hydrogen sulfide.

@article{Gong2011ANH,
  title={A new hope for neurodegeneration: possible role of hydrogen sulfide.},
  author={Qihai Gong and Xue-Ru Shi and Zhen-Yi Hong and Li-long Pan and Xinhua Liu and Yi-Zhun Zhu},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
  pages={173-82}
}
For hundreds of years, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been known solely as a toxic gas with the smell of rotten eggs. Nevertheless, the notoriety of H2S as a toxic gas is experiencing a transformation, with an increasing amount of research showing that it regulates a range of physiological and pathological processes in mammals. Hence H2S is a physiologically important molecule and has been referred to as the third gaseous mediator alongside nitric oxide and carbon monoxide. This past decade has… CONTINUE READING