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Histochemistry and Cell Biology

, Volume 133, Issue 4, pp 367–373 | Cite as

Effects of dissolucytotic gold ions on recovering brain lesions

  • Gorm DanscherEmail author
  • Agnete Larsen
Review

Abstract

Recent experimental research has shown that metallic gold releases charged gold atoms when placed intracerebrally and that the liberated gold ions affect inflammation in the brain. The observations suggest that metallic gold can be used as a safe suppressor of inflammation in the central nervous system.

Keywords

Autometallography (AMG) Dissolucytosis Metallic gold Gold ion inflammation Lesion Neuronal stem cells (NSCs) Brain Central nervous system (CNS) 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors acknowledge the technical assistance of Mrs. Karin Wiedemann and Mr. Albert Meier.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anatomy and NeurobiologyUniversity of AarhusAarhus CDenmark
  2. 2.Berlock ApSAarhus CDenmark

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