Purple sweet potato color suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced acute inflammatory response in mouse brain.

@article{Wang2010PurpleSP,
  title={Purple sweet potato color suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced acute inflammatory response in mouse brain.},
  author={Yong-jian Wang and Yuanlin Zheng and Jun Lu and Guo-qing Chen and Xiaohui Wang and Jie Feng and Jie Ruan and Xiao Sun and Chun-xiang Li and Qiu-ju Sun},
  journal={Neurochemistry international},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={424-30}
}
The neuroprotective effects of purple sweet potato color (PSPC), which is natural anthocyanin food colors, have been investigated in mice treated with lipopolysaccharide (LPS). In behavioral tests, oral administration of PSPC could significantly reverse the impairment of motor and exploration behavior induced by LPS in the open field tasks, and also improve learning and memory ability in step-through tests. Western blot analysis indicated that PSPC significantly suppressed LPS-induced… CONTINUE READING
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