TITLE

Antibiotics that protect the brain

AUTHOR(S)
Secko, David
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p467
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which analyzed the therapeutic use of some antibiotics against nerve damage associated with diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, dementia, stroke and epilepsy. Mechanism of action of amino acid glutamate; Function and importance of excitatory amino acid transporters; Effect of beta-lactam antibiotics.
ACCESSION #
15954614

 

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