Amelioration of Behavioural, Biochemical, and Neurophysiological Deficits by Combination of Monosodium Glutamate with Resveratrol-Alpha-Lipoic Acid-Coenzyme Q10 in Rat Model of Cisplatin-Induced Peripheral NeuropathyReport as inadecuate




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The Scientific World JournalVolume 2013 2013, Article ID 565813, 8 pages

Research ArticleDepartment of Pharmacology, Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka-560027, India

Received 31 August 2013; Accepted 2 October 2013

Academic Editors: J.-T. Cheng and S. Wu

Copyright © 2013 Naini Bhadri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Cisplatin or cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II CDDP is a cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agent with dose-dependent peripheral neuropathy as a foremost side effect characterised by ataxia, pain, and sensory impairment. Cumulative drug therapy of CDDP is known to produce severe oxidative damage. It mainly targets and accumulates in dorsal root ganglia that in turn cause damage resulting in secondary nerve fibre axonopathy. In the present study, we investigated the neuroprotective effect of the combination of monosodium glutamate MSG with three individual antioxidants, that is, resveratrol, alpha-lipoic acid ALA, and coenzyme Q10 CoQ10, in cisplatin 2 mg-kg i.p. twice weekly induced peripheral neuropathy in rats. After 8 weeks of treatment the degree of neuroprotection was determined by measuring behavioral and electrophysiological properties and sciatic nerve lipid peroxidation, as well as glutathione and catalase levels. The results suggested that pretreatment with the combination of MSG 500 mg-kg-day po with resveratrol 10 mg-kg-day i.p. or ALA 20 mg-kg-day i.p. or CoQ10 10 mg-kg weekly thrice i.p. exhibited neuroprotective effect. The maximum neuroprotection of MSG was observed in the combination with resveratrol.





Author: Naini Bhadri, Tejaswi Sanji, Hariprasad Madakasira Guggilla, and Rema Razdan

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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