Agmatine, A Metabolite of Arginine, Improves Learning and Memory in Streptozotocin-Induced Alzheimer's Disease Model in Rats


Sirvanci-Yalabik M., Sehirli A. O. , UTKAN T., ARICIOĞLU F.

KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.26, no.4, pp.342-354, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/bcp.20161121125642
  • Title of Journal : KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.342-354

Abstract

Objective: Agmatine, the decarboxylation product of arginine produced by arginine decarboxylase, is a novel neurotransmitter and exists in the mammalian brain. Agmatine has been reported to modulate cognitive functions, including learning and memory.