Cellular and molecular actions of Methylene Blue in the nervous system.

@article{Oz2011CellularAM,
  title={Cellular and molecular actions of Methylene Blue in the nervous system.},
  author={Murat Oz and Dietrich Ernst Lorke and Mohammed Hasan and George A Petroianu},
  journal={Medicinal research reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={93-117}
}
Methylene Blue (MB), following its introduction to biology in the 19th century by Ehrlich, has found uses in various areas of medicine and biology. At present, MB is the first line of treatment in methemoglobinemias, is used frequently in the treatment of ifosfamide-induced encephalopathy, and is routinely employed as a diagnostic tool in surgical procedures. Furthermore, recent studies suggest that MB has beneficial effects in Alzheimer's disease and memory improvement. Although the modulation… CONTINUE READING

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