Novel neuroprotective, neuritogenic and anti-amyloidogenic properties of 2,4-dinitrophenol: the gentle face of Janus.

@article{Felice2006NovelNN,
  title={Novel neuroprotective, neuritogenic and anti-amyloidogenic properties of 2,4-dinitrophenol: the gentle face of Janus.},
  author={Fernanda G De Felice and S{\'e}rgio T. Ferreira},
  journal={IUBMB life},
  year={2006},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={185-91}
}
In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of gates, doors, beginnings and endings. He was usually depicted with two faces looking in opposite directions. Janus was frequently used to symbolize change and transitions, such as the progression from past to future or from one viewpoint to another. 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP) and other nitrophenols have long been known… CONTINUE READING