Serum bilirubin concentrations and multiple sclerosis.

  title={Serum bilirubin concentrations and multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Fuhua Peng and Xuhui Deng and Yonghao Yu and Xiaohong Chen and Liping Shen and Xiufeng Zhong and Wei Qiu and Ying Jiang and Jie Zhang and Xueqiang Hu},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={18 10},
Bilirubin is the end product of heme catabolism by heme oxygenases. Although bilirubin has long been considered as a toxic waste product, it is now recognized as an endogenous antioxidant. It has been reported that bilirubin is an effective treatment in both acute and chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) disease models. However, the relationship between bilirubin and multiple sclerosis (MS) has not been fully explored. The serum bilirubin concentrations were measured in 340… CONTINUE READING


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