The protective effects of omega-3 fatty acid against toluene-induced neurotoxicity in prefrontal cortex of rats


Meydan S., Altas M., Nacar A., Ozturk O. H. , Tas U., ZARARSIZ I., ...More

HUMAN & EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY, vol.31, no.11, pp.1179-1185, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0960327112457187
  • Journal Name: HUMAN & EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1179-1185

Abstract

Objective: Toluene is used as an organic solvent, and it has neurotoxic effects. Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid required for brain development. The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effects of omega-3 fatty acid against toluene-induced neurotoxicity in prefrontal cortex of rats.