Berberine Attenuates Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in C57 BL/6 Mice

@inproceedings{Ma2010BerberineAE,
  title={Berberine Attenuates Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in C57 BL/6 Mice},
  author={Xiaomeng Ma and Ying Jiang and Aimin Wu and Xiaohong Chen and Rongbiao Pi and Mei Liu and Ying-ying Liu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Berberine, an isoquinoline derivative alkaloid, has a wide range of pharmacological properties and is considered to have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects. However, there are no reports about the effects and mechanisms of berberine in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), an established model of multiple sclerosis (MS). METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Female C57 BL/6 mice immunized with myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein 35-55 amino acid peptide were treated… CONTINUE READING

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