Alpha Lipoic Acid Research

1. Berkson, B., The Alpha Lipoic Acid Breakthrough, Prima Publishing, Rocklin, CA, 1998.

2. Biewenga, G., Haenen G., Bast, A., ‘The pharmacology of the antioxidant Lipoic acid’, Gen. Pharmacol. 1997 Sept; 29(3): 315-31

3. Jacob, S., et al. ‘Enhancement of glucose disposal in patients with type 2 diabetes by Alpha-Lipoic acid’. Arzn.-Forsch, 1995;45:872-4.

4. Ziegler D., Gries, F., ‘Alpha-Lipoic Acid in the treatment of diabetic peripheral and cardiac autonomic neuropathy’, Diabetes, 1997 Sept46 Supp12562.6.

5. Meletis, C., ‘Basic Nutrient Support for Proper Immune Function’. Alternative & Complementary Therapies, Feb. 1999, p.44.

6. Konrad, T., et al ‘Alpha Lipoic Acid treatment decreases serum lactate and pyruvate concentrations and improves glucose effectiveness in lean and obese patients with type 2 diabetes’, Diabetes Care. 1999 Feb; 22(2): 280-7.

7. Whiteman, M., et al. ‘Protection against peroxynitrite-dependent tyrosine nitration and alanti-proteinase inactivation by oxidised and reduced lipoic acid’, FEBS Letters, 1996; 379:74-6.

8. Wickramasinghe, S., Hasan, R, ‘ln Vitro Effects of Vitamin ‘C’, Thioctic Acid and Dihydrolipoic Acid on the Cytotoxicity of Post-Ethanol Serum’, Biochemical Pharmacology, 1992; 43(3): 407-11.

9. Maitra, I, et al ‘Alpha-Lipoic acid prevents buthionine sulfoximine – Induced cataract formation in newborn Rats’, Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 1995-18:823-829.

10. Bustamante, J., et al ‘Antioxidant inhibition of thymocyte apoptosis by Dihydrolipoic acid’, Free Radical Biol. & Med, 1995; 19:339-47.

11. Barbiroli, B., et al. ‘Lipoic (thioctic acid) increases brain energy available and skeletal muscle performance as shown in vivo 31:-MRS in a patient with mitochondrial cytopathy’, J. Neurol., 1995;242:472-7.

12. Schonhit, K, et al. ‘Effect of Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Dihydrolipoic acid on ischemia/reperfuslon injury of the heart and heart mitochondria’, Biochimica et Biophysics Acta., 1995; 1271:335-42.

13. Greenamyre, J., et al. ‘The endogenous cofactors, thioctic acid and Dihydrolipoic acid, are neuroprotective against NMDA and malonlc acid Lesions of striatum’, Neuroscience Letters, 1994; 171:17-20

14. Mitsui, Y, et al ‘Alpha-Lipoic acid provides neuroprotection from ischemla-reperfusion injury of peripheral nerve’, J. Neuro. Sci., Feb. 1; 163(1): 11-6.

15. Stol S., et al. ‘The potent free radical scavenger Alpha Lipoic Acid improves memory in aged mice: putative relationship to NMDA receptor deficits’, Pharmacol, Biochem.& Behavior, 1993: 46:799.805.