Lathyrism

Known as: Lathyrism [Disease/Finding], NEUROLATHYRISM 
A paralytic condition of the legs caused by ingestion of lathyrogens, especially BETA-AMINOPROPIONITRILE or beta-N-oxalyl amino-L-alanine, which are… (More)
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2011
2011
In the present study a rat animal model of lathyrism was employed to decipher whether anatomically confined alterations in… (More)
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2008
2008
Mitochondrial dysfunction including that caused by oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative… (More)
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2007
2007
Oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis and progression of neurodegenerative disorders and antioxidants… (More)
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2007
2007
Neurolathyrism is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the chronic consumption of Khesari dhal (Lathyrus sativus L). It is… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Dammann et al. [1] appear to support the claim that white matter damage or periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a ‘major risk… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Glutamic acid is the principal excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. Glutamic acid binds to a… (More)
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1998
1998
Human ingestion of "chickling peas" from the plant Lathyrus sativus, which contains an excitatory amino acid, L-BOAA (L-beta-N… (More)
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1989
1989
beta-N-Oxalylamino-L-alanine (L-BOAA) is a non-protein excitatory amino acid present in the seed of Lathyrus sativus L. This… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Lathyrism, a form of motoneuron disease induced by excessive consumption of th legume Lathyrus sativus (chickling pea), presents… (More)
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1983
Review
1983
Lathyrism, one of the oldest neurotoxic diseases known to Man, results from excessive consumption of the chickling pea, Lathyrus… (More)
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