Magnetic brain stimulation upregulates adhesion and prevents Eae: MMP-2, ICAM-1, and VCAM-1 in the choroid plexus as a target.

Authors: Jovanova-Nesic, K  Jovicic, S  Sovilj, M  Spector, NH 
Citation: Jovanova-Nesic K, etal., Int J Neurosci. 2009;119(9):1399-418.
Pubmed: (View Article at PubMed) PMID:19922364

Clinical signs appearance and significant increases of ICAM-1 and MMP-2 expressions with the clusters of VCAM-1(+) immunoreactivity in the choroids plexus epithelium to transferred anti-myelin oligodendroglial antibodies into the third brain ventricle, indicate important role of choroids plexus in the induction of acute experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Magnetic brain stimulation with AKMA micro-magnet flux density of 60 miliTesla, 5 mm in diameter, implanted upon the pineal gland (PG), immediately after antibody injection, significantly decreases the expression of MMP-2 and ICAM-1 in the choroids plexus of the rat brain and abruptly suppresses the induction of acute EAE.

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Created: 2010-06-07
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