Identification and characterization of triamcinolone acetonide, a microglial-activation inhibitor.

Abstract

Recent studies show that necrotic neuronal cells (NNC) activate microglia, thereby leading to neuronal cell death. This suggests that chemicals that inhibit microglia activation may be used as neuroprotective drugs. In this context, we screened a chemical library for inhibitors of microglia activation. Using a screening system based on a nitrite assay, we… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08923973.2012.671332

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