BXT-51072 and the Prevention of Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Author(s): Roy Asaf, Shany Blum, Rachel Miller-Lotan, Andrew P. Levy

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 4 , Issue 2 , 2007

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Oxidative stress is responsible for myocardial injury occurring after ischemia and reperfusion (IR) and has been shown to be modulated by the Haptoglobin (Hp) genotype. In this manuscript we demonstrate that the antioxidant BXT -51072, a glutathione peroxidase synthetic mimic, provides protection against IR injury in a Hp genotype dependent fashion.

Keywords: Diabetes, Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion, Oxidative stress, BXT-51072

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Year: 2007
Page: [160 - 162]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157018007779422479
Price: $65

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