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Potential pro-oxidative effects of single dose of mephedrone in vital organs of mice.

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Summary of "Potential pro-oxidative effects of single dose of mephedrone in vital organs of mice."

Mephedrone is a recreationally used synthetic cathinone, relatively new abusive substances with molecular structure similar to amphetamine. As there is still lack of scientific data regarding mechanisms of action as well as metabolism of mephedrone, especially in aspects other than neurotoxicity, addiction or behavioral changes, therefore we aimed, for the first time, to investigate potential pro-oxidative actions of a single dose of mephedrone in organs other than brain and its structures, i.e. in liver, kidneys, heart and spleen of Swiss mice.

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Name: Pharmacological reports : PR
ISSN: 1734-1140
Pages: 1097-1104

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