Hippocampal neuron number loss in rats exposed to ingested sulfite.

@article{Akdoan2011HippocampalNN,
  title={Hippocampal neuron number loss in rats exposed to ingested sulfite.},
  author={Ilgaz Akdoğan and Erdoğan Kocamaz and Vural Kuçukatay and Nilufer Goksin Yonguc and Mehmet Bulent Ozdemir and William K Murk},
  journal={Toxicology and industrial health},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={771-8}
}
Sulfite, which is continuously formed in the body during metabolism of sulfur-containing amino acids, is commonly used in preservatives. It has been shown that there are toxic effects of sulfite on many cellular components. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible toxic effects of sulfite on pyramidal neurons by counting cell numbers in CA1 and CA2-CA3 subdivisions of the rat hippocampus. For this purpose, male albino rats were divided into a control group and a sulfite group (25… CONTINUE READING

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