RIFAMPICIN: An antibiotic with brain protective function
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CitationYuluğ, B., Hanoğlu, L., Kılıç, E. ve Schabitz, W. R. (2014). RIFAMPICIN: An antibiotic with brain protective function. Brain Research Bulletin, 107, 37-42. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2014.05.007
Besides its well known antibiotic activity rifampicin exerts multiple brain protective functions in acute cerebral ischemia and chronic neurodegeneration. The present mini-review gives an update of the unique activity of rifampicin in different diseases including Parkinson's disease, meningitis, stroke, Alzheimer's disease and optic nerve injury. (C) 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.