Paraquat-induced metabolic stress signature in human foetal mesencephalic cells

  • L. Miguel Martins, Pooja Sood
  • Matters, December 2016, Sciencematters
  • DOI: 10.19185/matters.201611000025

What is it about?

Paraquat, an herbicide used to treat crops had been linked to Parkinson's disease. This study explores the metabolism of human neurons exposed to this herbicide.

Why is it important?

New information on the impact of an environmental toxin on human cells

Perspectives

Dr L. Miguel Martins
MRC Toxicology Unit

An unbiased approach looking at the metabolic consequences of exposing human neurons in culture to Paraquat

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http://dx.doi.org/10.19185/matters.201611000025

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