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What does NMDA stand for?

NMDA stands for N-Methyl-D-Aspartate

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When oxidative stress was induced in suspension of cerebellum granule cells by their incubation with N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA), or hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)), both STC and RTC more efficiently decreased accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) than carnosine and trolox.
The major pathological mechanism underlying ischemic/ reperfusion injury to brain tissue is a phenomenon known as 'excitotoxicity' in which excessive release of glutamate (which builds up in the extracellular spaces after stroke onset) causes an inappropriate activation of ionotropic N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in the brain.
Suppression of the expression of PSD-95/SAP90 in the spinal cord significantly attenuates responses to painful stimuli mediated through the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation.
The dual mode of action of Debio 9902 SR as a N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist and an AChE inhibitor, positions it as a third generation anti-Alzheimer's product by improving the general condition and cognitive functions of affected patients as well as having the potential of being a neuroprotectant.