The toxic influence of paraquat on hippocampal neurogenesis in adult mice.

@article{Li2017TheTI,
  title={The toxic influence of paraquat on hippocampal neurogenesis in adult mice.},
  author={Kaikai Li and Xinran Cheng and Jinhua Jiang and Jiutao Wang and Jiongfang Xie and Xinde Hu and Yingxue Huang and Lingzhen Song and Mengmeng Liu and Leiming Cai and Liezhong Chen and Shanting Zhao},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={106 Pt A},
  pages={356-366}
}
Paraquat, a fast-acting non-selective contact herbicide, is considered an etiological factor related to Parkinson's disease. This study investigated its effects on hippocampal neurogenesis and cognition in adult mice as well as possible mechanisms for the effects. We administered paraquat (1.25 mg/kg, intraperitoneal injection, i.p.) and an equal volume of… CONTINUE READING