Prevents iron-induced oxidative stress

Carboxyfullerene prevents iron-induced oxidative stress in rat brain

A M Lin 1, B Y Chyi, S D Wang, H H Yu, P P Kanakamma, T Y Luh, C K Chou, L T Ho

Our results suggest that intranigral infusion of carboxyfullerene appears to be nontoxic to the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system. Furthermore, the potent antioxidative action of carboxyfullerene protects the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system from iron-induced oxidative injury.