Curcumin protects axons from degeneration in the setting of local neuroinflammation.

@article{Tegenge2014CurcuminPA,
  title={Curcumin protects axons from degeneration in the setting of local neuroinflammation.},
  author={M A Tegenge and Labchan Rajbhandari and Shiva Shrestha and Aditya Mithal and Suneil Hosmane and Arun Venkatesan},
  journal={Experimental neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={253},
  pages={102-10}
}
Axon degeneration is a hallmark of several central nervous system (CNS) disorders, including multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD). Previous neuroprotective approaches have mainly focused on reversal or prevention of neuronal cell body degeneration or death. However, experimental evidence suggests that mechanisms of… CONTINUE READING