Acute Effect of Ghrelin on Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in the Rat Spinal Cord

Ghrelin, a 28-amino acid peptide, is mainly secreted by the stomach. Ghrelin has been shown to have neuroprotective effects. However, whether ghrelin protects the spinal cord from ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury is unknown. To investigate this, 60 rats were randomly divided into three different gr...

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Main Authors: Qin Shi, Huilin Yang, Tiansi Tang, Bin Meng, Qin Zhang, Chen Huang
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2012-08-01
Series:International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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