• Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy

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    EiC: Rafael Franco, PhD
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    Biomarkers in small fiber neuropathy
    Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a relatively common, but largely understudied neurological syndrome which has affected the lives of many globally. The common symptoms of SFN include pain, dysesthesi [...] Read more.
    Amanda C. Y. Chan ... Joy Vijayan
    Published: December 30, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:264–283
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00033
    This article belongs to the special issue The Future of Biomarkers in CNS Diseases
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    Case Report
    Catatonia in two women with Parkinson’s disease treated with electroconvulsive therapy
    Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric syndrome characterized by a broad range of motor, behavioral and cognitive abnormalities. Catatonia and Parkinson’s disease (PD) may show partially overlapping symptomatology. For this reason, cat [...] Read more.
    Camilla Elefante ... Giulio Perugi
    Published: December 28, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:256–263
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00032
    This article belongs to the special issue Cognitive Alterations in Psychiatry
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    Case Report
    Dry needling with electrical stimulation for the treatment of a pediatric patient with spastic cerebral palsy: a case report
    The patient was a 6-year-old child with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy (CP) categorized with the gross motor function classification system (GMFCS) as a level IV and a Modified Modified Ashwort [...] Read more.
    Temrah Okonski, Jan Dommerholt
    Published: November 16, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:242–255
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00031
    This article belongs to the special issue Dry Needling for Neurological Disorders
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    Blockage of thrombospondin 4 secreted by spinal astrocytes may be a promising therapeutic target in the treatment of neuropathic pain
    Neuropathic pain (NP), which is difficult to treat, remains a heavy burden for both individuals and society. The efficacy of current treatments is insufficient. The pathophysiology of NP is still no [...] Read more.
    Neslihan Düzenli ... Aytül Önal
    Published: October 31, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:226–241
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00030
    This article belongs to the special issue Glia and Neuroprotection
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    Overview of biomarkers in myasthenia gravis
    Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a rare auto-immune neuromuscular junction (NMJ) disorder which is caused by formation of autoantibodies and destruction of NMJ components. The MG diagnosis is based on the  [...] Read more.
    Fatemeh Afrashteh, Rayan Rajabi
    Published: October 31, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:210–225
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00029
    This article belongs to the special issue The Future of Biomarkers in CNS Diseases
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    Toll-like receptor 4 in the interface between neuroimmune response and behavioral alterations caused by stress
    Different stressors can elicit neuroinflammatory responses modulated by innate immunity receptors, such as the family of Toll-like receptors (TLRs). The TLR4, a pattern recognition receptor (PRR), i [...] Read more.
    Fábio José Coelho Souza-Junior ... Sabrina Francesca Lisboa
    Published: October 31, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:182–209
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00028
    This article belongs to the special issue Intervention of Neuroimmune Responses
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    Gut microbiota could modulate the effects of neuro-immune responses and memory traces via the gut-brain-immune axis in schizophrenia
    Altered immunity may have destructive consequences for the integrated central nervous system. This immune response often affects progressive neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and/or psychiatric disorders suc [...] Read more.
    Haruka Sawamura ... Satoru Matsuda
    Published: April 24, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:74–86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Intervention of Neuroimmune Responses
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Perspective
    Gut microbiota could modulate the effects of neuro-immune responses and memory traces via the gut-brain-immune axis in schizophrenia
    Altered immunity may have destructive consequences for the integrated central nervous system. This immune response often affects progressive neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and/or psychiatric disorders suc [...] Read more.
    Haruka Sawamura ... Satoru Matsuda
    Published: April 24, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:74–86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Intervention of Neuroimmune Responses
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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
    View:2539
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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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    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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    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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    Subarachnoid hemorrhage: management considerations for COVID-19
    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has deleterious outcomes for patients, and during the hospital stay, patients are susceptible to vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVI [...] Read more.
    Eric J. Panther, Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Published: March 02, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:65–73
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Emerging Concepts in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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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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    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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    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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    Various facets of excitotoxicity
    Aim: Excitotoxicity results from unusually increased activation of excitatory amino acid receptors leading to neuronal death. Since glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter in the centra [...] Read more.
    Talita Glaser ... Henning Ulrich
    Published: February 23, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:36–64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00017
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