Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, May 15th, 2008
"Cysteamine administration depletes cystine accumulated, increasing survive of affected patients. Studies performed in fibroblasts of cystinotic patients suggest that apoptosis is enhanced in this disease. Considering that oxidative stress is a known apoptosis inducer, our main objective was to investigate a possible antioxidant effect of cysteamine on several parameters of oxidative stress in the brain...
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