Neuroprotective Effects of Quetiapine on Neuronal Apoptosis Following Experimental Transient Focal Cerebral Ischemia in Rats


Yilmaz M. B. , Tonge M., Emmez H., Kaymaz F., Kaymaz M.

JOURNAL OF KOREAN NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETY, vol.54, no.1, pp.1-7, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3340/jkns.2013.54.1.1
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF KOREAN NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7

Abstract

Objective : This study was undertaken in the belief that the atypical antipsychotic drug quetiapine could prevent apoptosis in the penumbra region following ischemia, taking into account findings that show 5-hydroxytryptamine-2 receptor blockers can prevent apoptosis.