Compound offers prospects for preventing acute kidney failure
from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology via Medical Xpress
Russian researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Institute of Cell Biophysics, and elsewhere have shown an antioxidant compound known as peroxiredoxin to be effective in treating kidney injury in mice. The study in
Cell and Tissue Research
reports tripled survival rates in test animals treated with the chemical prior to sustaining an ischemia reperfusion injury. The team says peroxiredoxin also offers prospects for longer kidney transplant storage.
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