• Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy

    eISSN: 2769-6510
    EiC: Rafael Franco, PhD, Universidad de Barcelona
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    Peer Review Model: Single Blind
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    Balancing cholesterol in the brain: from synthesis to disposal
    The cholesterol is a vital component of cell membranes and myelin sheaths, and a precursor for essential molecules such as steroid hormones. In humans, cholesterol is partially obtained through the  [...] Read more.
    Lydia Qian ... Andrew J. Brown
    Published: January 05, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:1-27
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00015
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Blocking cholesterol storage to treat Alzheimer’s disease
    Cholesterol serves as an essential lipid molecule in various membrane organelles of mammalian cells. The metabolites of cholesterol also play important functions. Acyl-coenzyme A: cholesterol acyltr [...] Read more.
    Ta Yuan Chang ... James G. Gow
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:173-184
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00014
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Targeting cytochrome P450 46A1 and brain cholesterol 24-hydroxylation to treat neurodegenerative diseases
    The brain cholesterol content is determined by the balance between the pathways of in situ biosynthesis and cholesterol elimination via 24-hydroxylation catalyzed by cytochrome P450 46A1 (CYP46A1).  [...] Read more.
    Irina A. Pikuleva
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:159-172
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00013
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Advancing diagnosis and treatment of Niemann-Pick C disease through biomarker discovery
    Niemann-Pick C disease is a rare neurodegenerative, lysosomal storage disease caused by accumulation of unesterified cholesterol. Diagnosis of the disease is often delayed due to its rarity, the het [...] Read more.
    Xuntian Jiang, Daniel S. Ory
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:146-158
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00012
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Peroxisomes in intracellular cholesterol transport: from basic physiology to brain pathology
    Peroxisomes are actively involved in the metabolism of various lipids including fatty acids, ether phospholipids, bile acids as well as the processing of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Recent [...] Read more.
    Jian Xiao ... Jie Luo
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:127-145
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00011
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Maternal imprinting, mitochondrial DNA, nuclear DNA and Alzheimer’s disease
    Familial early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is more probable in individuals coming from mothers diagnosed with AD than from fathers diagnosed with AD. Studies in animal models have show [...] Read more.
    Alberto Pérez-Mediavilla, Marta Zamarbide
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:121-126
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00010
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    Cholesterol in autism spectrum disorders
    The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a series of neurological diseases that share serious alterations of the development of the central nervous system. The degree of disability may vary so t [...] Read more.
    Rafael Franco ... Irene Reyes-Resina
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:10-18
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00003
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Editorial
    Science plus technology to address challenges in determining the efficacy of neuroprotective/neurorestorative therapies
    Rafael Franco
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:1-6
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00001
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    Neurological complications during HIV infection
    Early in the course of infection, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is able to enter the central nervous system where it stablishes a permanent reservoir. Current antiretroviral therapies do not ef [...] Read more.
    Jose M. Martinez-Navio
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:19-32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00004
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    Gut microbial imbalance and neurodegenerative proteinopathies: from molecular mechanisms to prospects of clinical applications
    The pathogenic basis behind some of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases in advanced societies, known as proteinopathies, deals with alterations in protein homeostasis. Despite the broad di [...] Read more.
    Paula Alonso-García ... Eva Martínez-Pinilla
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:33-54
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00005
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    Therapeutic potential of the cannabinoid receptor 2 in neuropsychiatry
    Since the identification and cloning of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2R), several studies focused on the characterization of its physiological and pathological role. Initially, CB2R was considered  [...] Read more.
    María S. García-Gutiérrez ... Jorge Manzanares
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:55-71
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00006
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    Striking a balance: PIP2 and PIP3 signaling in neuronal health and disease
    Phosphoinositides are membrane phospholipids involved in a variety of cellular processes like growth, development, metabolism, and transport. This review focuses on the maintenance of cellular homeo [...] Read more.
    Kamran Tariq, Bryan W. Luikart
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:86-110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00008
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Neurological complications during HIV infection
    Early in the course of infection, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is able to enter the central nervous system where it stablishes a permanent reservoir. Current antiretroviral therapies do not ef [...] Read more.
    Jose M. Martinez-Navio
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:19-32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00004
    Open Access
    Review
    Cholesterol in autism spectrum disorders
    The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a series of neurological diseases that share serious alterations of the development of the central nervous system. The degree of disability may vary so t [...] Read more.
    Rafael Franco ... Irene Reyes-Resina
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:10-18
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00003
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:1091
    Download:72
    Times Cited: 0
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    Review
    Peroxisomes in intracellular cholesterol transport: from basic physiology to brain pathology
    Peroxisomes are actively involved in the metabolism of various lipids including fatty acids, ether phospholipids, bile acids as well as the processing of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Recent [...] Read more.
    Jian Xiao ... Jie Luo
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:127-145
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00011
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:347
    Download:63
    Times Cited: 0
    Open Access
    Review
    Striking a balance: PIP2 and PIP3 signaling in neuronal health and disease
    Phosphoinositides are membrane phospholipids involved in a variety of cellular processes like growth, development, metabolism, and transport. This review focuses on the maintenance of cellular homeo [...] Read more.
    Kamran Tariq, Bryan W. Luikart
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:86-110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00008
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:539
    Download:54
    Times Cited: 0
    Open Access
    Review
    Advancing diagnosis and treatment of Niemann-Pick C disease through biomarker discovery
    Niemann-Pick C disease is a rare neurodegenerative, lysosomal storage disease caused by accumulation of unesterified cholesterol. Diagnosis of the disease is often delayed due to its rarity, the het [...] Read more.
    Xuntian Jiang, Daniel S. Ory
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:146-158
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00012
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:249
    Download:51
    Times Cited: 0
    Open Access
    Review
    Gut microbial imbalance and neurodegenerative proteinopathies: from molecular mechanisms to prospects of clinical applications
    The pathogenic basis behind some of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases in advanced societies, known as proteinopathies, deals with alterations in protein homeostasis. Despite the broad di [...] Read more.
    Paula Alonso-García ... Eva Martínez-Pinilla
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:33-54
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00005
    View:721
    Download:50
    Times Cited: 0
    Open Access
    Review
    Neurological complications during HIV infection
    Early in the course of infection, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is able to enter the central nervous system where it stablishes a permanent reservoir. Current antiretroviral therapies do not ef [...] Read more.
    Jose M. Martinez-Navio
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:19-32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00004
    Open Access
    Review
    Therapeutic potential of the cannabinoid receptor 2 in neuropsychiatry
    Since the identification and cloning of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2R), several studies focused on the characterization of its physiological and pathological role. Initially, CB2R was considered  [...] Read more.
    María S. García-Gutiérrez ... Jorge Manzanares
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:55-71
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00006
    Open Access
    Editorial
    Science plus technology to address challenges in determining the efficacy of neuroprotective/neurorestorative therapies
    Rafael Franco
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:1-6
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00001
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    Letter to the Editor
    P2X7 receptor involvement in COVID-19 disease
    Peter Illes
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:7-9
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00002
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    Review
    Cholesterol in autism spectrum disorders
    The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a series of neurological diseases that share serious alterations of the development of the central nervous system. The degree of disability may vary so t [...] Read more.
    Rafael Franco ... Irene Reyes-Resina
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:10-18
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00003
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:1091
    Download:72
    Times Cited: 0
    Open Access
    Review
    Gut microbial imbalance and neurodegenerative proteinopathies: from molecular mechanisms to prospects of clinical applications
    The pathogenic basis behind some of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases in advanced societies, known as proteinopathies, deals with alterations in protein homeostasis. Despite the broad di [...] Read more.
    Paula Alonso-García ... Eva Martínez-Pinilla
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:33-54
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00005
    View:721
    Download:50
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