Tocotrienol Benefits

How tocotrienol betters stroke outcome

A study conducted by Professor Chandan K. Sen together with his team of researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, USA showed that alpha-tocotrienol prevented miR29 loss at the infarct site during stroke and therefore protected the neurons from cell death (apoptosis). The researchers used the mouse stroke model, where mice were subjected to temporary middle-cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) to induce stroke. At 48 hours after MCAO, there was a significant loss of miR29b at the infarct site.

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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