Berberine exerts antioxidant effects via protection of spiral ganglion cells against cytomegalovirus-induced apoptosis.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the leading cause of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in children because of its damage to the cochlea and spiral ganglion cells. Therefore, it has become a top priority to devise new methods to effectively protect spiral ganglion cells from damage. Berberine (BBR) has gained attention for its vast beneficial biological effects… CONTINUE READING