Neuroprotective properties of resveratrol in different neurodegenerative disorders.

@article{Albani2010NeuroprotectivePO,
  title={Neuroprotective properties of resveratrol in different neurodegenerative disorders.},
  author={D Albani and Letizia Polito and Alessandra Signorini and Gianluigi Forloni},
  journal={BioFactors},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={370-6}
}
The natural phytocompound resveratrol has been considered for many years a potential anticancer drug, but recently it has come to the attention of neuroscientist too, as it displays neuroprotective actions and activates the sirtuins' family member SIRT₁. Sirtuins are enzymes with preferential deacetylase activity. Human sirtuins are coded by seven genes… CONTINUE READING