Neurodegeneration is the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases – including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and Huntington's disease – occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes. Such diseases are incurable, resulting in progressive degeneration and/or death of neuron cells. As...
Excessive production of reactive oxygen species such as hydroxyl, nitric oxide, and hydrogen peroxide is reported to induce oxidative stress. ROS generated by oxidative stress can potentially damage the nervous system and lead to neurodegenerative disorders.
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