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Comparison of neuroprotective and neurorescue capabilities of rasagiline and
selegiline, against lactacystin induced nigrostriatal degeneration
Wen Zhu, Tianhong Pan, Wenjie Xie, Pingyi Xu, Joseph Jankovic,
Moussa B.H. Youdim, Weidong Le
Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA Department of Pharmacology, Eve Topf Center of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, Haifa, Israel INTRODUCTION
capabilities of rasagiline or selegiline (p<0.01) and about 30% inhibition ofproteasomal evident in ipsilateral SN (Fig.1, 2, 3). A tests since the 7th day after lactacystin animals were sacrificed (Fig. 5, 6) .
Pretreatment with rasagiline or selegiline selegiline against nigrostriatal deficiency and 34.3%, respectively (p < 0.01).
Comparatively, only rasagiline but not activation with equal potency (Fig. 4).
variety of insults in both in vitro and in against lactacystin-induced inhibition of CONCLUSIONS
study, we explored and compared theneuroprotective failure, while rasagiline is more potent.
the proteasome inhibitor, lactacystin.
properties require further investigation.
volume) into medial forebrain bundle(MFB).
Fig.3 Proteasome activity in ventral midbrain REFERENCES
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