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Furoxans as Novel Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Project ID: D2017-15 Background Nitric oxide (NO) signaling plays a major role in brain activity and normal function of neurons. Disrupted NO signaling is implicated in several central nervous system (CNS) and neurodegenerative disorders. NO mimetic, such as nitrates, have been used against a variety of neurological disorders. This is due to the...
Treatment of Ischemic Stroke with ROS-Sensitive Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors
Project ID: D2018-11Background Nearly 800,000 people in the United States suffer a stroke every year, with about 87% of the strokes being classified as ischemic. Ischemic stroke is caused by blockage of blood flow to the brain, which results in neuronal and glial hypoxia and, subsequently, inflammatory and free radical-mediated cell death. Reactive...