CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, ST 16
Cigarette smoke and nicotine protect dopaminergic neurons against the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) Parkinsonian disease in mice
Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
Epidemiological studies have found a negative association between cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease. In order to analyze the putative neuroprotective effect of cigarette smoke and nicotine, one of its major constituents, in parkinsonian ...