Effects of dissolucytotic gold ions on recovering brain lesions
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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.
KeywordsAutometallography (AMG) Dissolucytosis Metallic gold Gold ion inflammation Lesion Neuronal stem cells (NSCs) Brain Central nervous system (CNS)
The authors acknowledge the technical assistance of Mrs. Karin Wiedemann and Mr. Albert Meier.
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