Acetyl-l-carnitine and R-alpha-lipoic acid partially reverses brain decay and RNA/DNA oxidation associated with memory loss in rats.
Abstract Source: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.2002 Feb 19;99(4):2356--61. PMID: 11854529
Abstract Author(s): Jiankang Liu, Elizabeth Head, Afshin M Gharib, Wenjun Yuan, Russell T Ingersoll, Tory M Hagen, Carl W Cotman, Bruce N Ames
CONCLUSION: These results suggest that feeding ALCAR and LA to old rats improves performance on memory tasks by lowering oxidative damage and improving mitochondrial function.
Article Published Date: Feb 19, 2002