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Effect of hypercholesterolemia on striatal dopamine level in Parkinsonian mice.

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posted on 2017-02-07, 18:31 authored by Rajib Paul, Amarendranath Choudhury, Sanjeev Kumar, Anirudha Giri, Rajat Sandhir, Anupom Borah

Mice were sacrificed by decapitation on the seventh day following the first dose of MPTP. Striatal dopamine content was analyzed by HPLC-ECD system. Hypercholesterolemia exaggerates striatal dopamine depletion in Parkinsonian mice. The results are given as mean ± S.E.M. *p ≤ 0.05 as compared to control (CS) and #p ≤ 0.05 as compared to MPTP alone treated group (n = 6).