Bull. ARN, 2006, 47-55., ISSN.1146-6200.
Nicotine, cigarette smoke and Parkinson's disease
INSERM, UMR 679, Neurologie et Thérapeutique Expérimentale, France
The prevalence of Parkinson's disease (PD) is lower in the population of smokers than in nonsmokers. This led us initially to analyze the neuroprotective potential of nicotine, the main alkaloid from tobacco leaves, that of cigarette smoke and of the...