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Ketki Tulpule and Ralf Dringen Formaldehyde in brain: an overlooked player in neurodegeneration? Journal of Neurochemistry 127

Article first published online: 14 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jnc.12356

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The neurotoxin formaldehyde is an environmental pollutant that is also generated during normal brain metabolism. The levels of formaldehyde in brain increase with age and in some neurodegenerative disorders. As excess formaldehyde accelerates glycolysis and glutathione export in neural cells, formaldehyde-induced alterations in brain metabolism and oxidative stress may contribute to the pathological progression of neurodegenerative disorders.

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