Involvement of 5-lipoxygenase/cysteinyl leukotriene receptor 1 in rotenone- and MPP+-induced BV2 microglial activation


Background Neuroinflammation plays a prominent role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease (PD), and microglial activation contributes to initiating and maintaining brain inflammation and neuronal death. 5-Lipoxygenase (5LOX) is a key enzyme catalyzing arachidonic acid to produce cysteinyl leukotrienes (CysLTs). CysLTs are potent proinflammatory… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1750-1326-7-S1-S24


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