Resveratrol protects dopaminergic neurons in midbrain slice culture from multiple insults.

@article{Okawara2007ResveratrolPD,
  title={Resveratrol protects dopaminergic neurons in midbrain slice culture from multiple insults.},
  author={Mitsugi Okawara and H. Katsuki and Emi Kurimoto and Haruki Shibata and Toshiaki Kume and Akinori Akaike},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={550-60}
}
Increasing lines of evidence show that resveratrol, a polyphenol compound contained in several dietary products, exhibits cytoprotective actions. Notably, resveratrol activates sirtuin family of NAD-dependent histone deacetylases implicated in regulation of various cellular processes including gene transcription, DNA repair and apoptosis. Here we examined… CONTINUE READING