Astaxanthin and Docosahexaenoic Acid Reverse the Toxicity of the Maxi-K (BK) Channel Antagonist Mycotoxin Penitrem A

@inproceedings{Goda2016AstaxanthinAD,
  title={Astaxanthin and Docosahexaenoic Acid Reverse the Toxicity of the Maxi-K (BK) Channel Antagonist Mycotoxin Penitrem A},
  author={Amira A. Goda and Khayria M. Naguib and Magdy M. Mohamed and Hassan Ahmed Amra and Somaia Ahmed Nada and Abdel-Rahman B. Abdel-Ghaffar and Chris R. Gissendanner and Khalid A El Sayed},
  booktitle={Marine drugs},
  year={2016}
}
Penitrem A (PA) is a food mycotoxin produced by several terrestrial and few marine Penicillium species. PA is a potent tremorgen through selective antagonism of the calcium-dependent potassium BK (Maxi-K) channels. Discovery of natural products that can prevent the toxic effects of PA is important for food safety. Astaxanthin (AST) is a marine natural xanthophyll carotenoid with documented antioxidant activity. Unlike other common antioxidants, AST can cross blood brain barriers (BBBs… CONTINUE READING
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