The Effects of Loranthus parasiticus on Scopolamine-Induced Memory Impairment in Mice

  title={The Effects of Loranthus parasiticus on Scopolamine-Induced Memory Impairment in Mice},
  author={Jin Bae Weon and Jiwoo Lee and Min Rye Eom and Youn Sik Jung and Choong Je Ma},
  journal={Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM},
  • J. Weon, Jiwoo Lee, +2 authors C. Ma
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM
This study is undertaken to evaluate cognitive enhancing effect and neuroprotective effect of Loranthus parasiticus. Cognitive enhancing effect of Loranthus parasiticus was investigated on scopolamine-induced amnesia model in Morris water maze test and passive avoidance test. We also examined the neuroprotective effect on glutamate-induced cell death in HT22 cells by MTT assay. These results of Morris water maze test and passive avoidance test indicated that 10 and 50 mg/kg of Loranthus… Expand
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