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Protective and restorative potency of Vitamin D on persistent biochemical autistic features induced in propionic acid-intoxicated rat pups

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, October 2014
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Title
Protective and restorative potency of Vitamin D on persistent biochemical autistic features induced in propionic acid-intoxicated rat pups
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, October 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-14-416
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Authors

Hanan A Alfawaz, Ramesa Shafi Bhat, Laila Al-Ayadhi, Afaf K El-Ansary

Abstract

Reducing exposure to toxic environmental agents is a critical area of intervention. Prenatal or postnatal exposure to certain chemicals has been documented to increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder. Propionic acid (PA) found in some foods and formed as a metabolic product of gut microbiota has been reported to mediate the effects of autism.Results from animal studies may help to identify environmental contaminants and drugs that produce or prevent neurotoxicity, and may thereby aid in the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism. The present study investigated the protective and/or therapeutic effects of vitamin D against brain intoxication induced by propionic acid (PPA) in rats.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Korea, Republic of 1 2%
Unknown 65 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 20%
Student > Bachelor 10 15%
Researcher 7 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 11%
Other 4 6%
Other 18 27%
Unknown 7 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 32%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 17%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 9%
Neuroscience 4 6%
Other 4 6%
Unknown 11 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 June 2019.
All research outputs
#7,164,120
of 13,528,187 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#1,013
of 2,757 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#86,423
of 232,596 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#130
of 368 outputs
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