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  • n. 4-methyl-5-(2-pyrazinyl)-3-dithiolethione, a schistosomicide drug also used in tumour prevention.


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  • Although it is unknown whether or not the strong side effects observed in clinical trials of oltipraz in cancer chemoprevention

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  • Surprisingly, the levels of these free radicals in cardiomyocytes treated with oltipraz were even higher than that treated with angiotensin II, a most important factor in the pathogenesis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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  • [42] is caused by the unexpected pro-oxidative effect of oltipraz, clearly the ability of oltipraz to treat cardiovascular diseases seems to be limited.

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  • Unlike dh404, we observed that oltipraz, another established Nrf2 activator, induced dramatic increases in superoxide and peroxynitrite generation in cardiomyocytes (

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