Milk thistle seed extract protects rat C6 astroglial cells from acute cocaine toxicity

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Cocaine is a powerful addictive drug, widely abused in most Western countries. It easily reaches various domains within and outside of the central nervous system (CNS), and triggers varying levels of cellular toxicity. No pharmacological treatment is available to alleviate cocaine-induced toxicity in the cells without side-effects. Here, we discerned the… (More)
DOI: 10.3892/mmr.2014.2524

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