Froud, Kristina E.; Wardhaugh, Tina; Banks, Duncan; Saffrey, M. Jill and Stewart, Michael G.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-2010-1382|
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Colostrinin™ (CLN), a complex mixture of proline-rich polypeptides derived from colostrums, can alleviate cognitive decline in early Alzheimer's disease patients. The molecular basis of the action of CLN has been studied in vitro using human neuroblastoma cell lines. The aim of the present study was to use quantitative immunocytochemistry and immunoblotting to investigate the ability of CLN to relieve amyloid-β (Aβ)-induced cytotoxicity in rat primary hippocampal neuronal cells. Our data confirm that CLN alleviates the effect of Aβ-induced cytotoxicity and causes a significant reduction in the elevated levels of the antioxidant enzyme SOD1.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 IOS Press|
|Keywords:||Alzheimer's disease; amyloid-β; colostrinin; hippocampus; oxidative stress; superoxide dismutase|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Biomedical Research Network (BRN)|
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||26 Feb 2010 12:20|
|Last Modified:||23 Feb 2016 21:30|
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