Why do brain cells grown in a dish attend the ballet and opera?

In a recent study, the potent antioxidant alpha lipoic acid displayed properties of neuroprotection in brain cells by increasing the expression of antioxidative genes and phase II detoxification enzymes.

Source: α-Lipoic acid (LA) enantiomers protect SH-SY5Y cells against glutathione depletion

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