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  • Compound in celery, peppers reduces age-related memory deficits

    Animal sciences professor and Division of Nutritional Sciences director Rodney Johnson and his colleagues found that the plant compound luteolin can reduce brain inflammation and reverse age-related memory deficits in mice.

    Animal sciences professor and Division of Nutritional Sciences director Rodney Johnson and his colleagues found that the plant compound luteolin can reduce brain inflammation and reverse age-related memory deficits in mice.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Rodney Johnson call 217- 333-2118; e-mail rwjohn@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Luteolin Inhibits Microglia and Alters Hippocampal-Dependent
    Spatial Working Memory in Aged Mice,” is available online.