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Table 1 Biochemical effects of MPTP administration animal model by Hericium erinaceus mycelium

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Hericium erinaceus mycelium and its isolated erinacine A protection from MPTP-induced neurotoxicity through the ER stress, triggering an apoptosis cascade

Neurotoxic effects of the striatum
  Control (n = 6) MPTP (n = 6) MPTP + HEM
5.38 mg/day (n = 6)
MPTP + HEM
10.76 mg/day (n = 6)
MPTP + HEM
21.52 mg/day (n = 6)
Dopamine (ng/ml) 3.6 ± 0.15 1.7 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1* 3.8 ± 0.1* 4.1 ± 0.1*
NGF (ng/ml) 2.8 ± 0.5 1.2 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.3* 2.3 ± 0.4* 2.7 ± 0.3*
GSH/mg 140 ± 11 62 ± 6 94 ± 8 134 ± 10 138 ± 8*
  1. P < 0.05, when compared with MPTP group