Plant-derived neuroprotective agents in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Plant-derived neuroprotective agents in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Wenyu Fu and Wenxin Zhuang and Shuanhu Zhou and Xin Wang},
  journal={American journal of translational research},
  volume={7 7},
Parkinson's disease (PD) is one of the most common degenerative disorders of the central nervous system among the elderly. The disease is caused by the slow deterioration of the dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Treatment strategies to protect dopaminergic neurons from progressive damage have received much attention. However there is no effective treatment for PD. Traditional Chinese medicines have shown potential clinical efficacy in attenuating the progression of PD. Increasing… CONTINUE READING
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