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Chelation of cellular zinc ions after rapid stretch injury, however, increases cellular reactive oxygen species. In a rat model of traumatic brain injury, parasagittal fluid percussion, analysis of the metal load of metallothionein was used as an indicator of changes in cellular zinc ion concentrations. The combined results from the cellular and in vivo investigations caution against interpreting zinc ion fluctuations in the early phase (24 hours) after injury as a primarily cytotoxic event. Sustained and progressive neuronal degeneration is a characteristic feature of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
It is secondary to the primary destruction of tissue caused by the physical impact and involves vascular, inflammatory, cellular, and molecular events (DeWitt and Prough 2003;Enriquez and Bullock 2004;Bramlett and Dietrich 2004;Bramlett and Dietrich 2007;Kochanek et al. The diffuse nature and the complexity of the secondary injury has thwarted attempts to define effective preventive or therapeutic interventions (Beauchamp et al. Research on the chemical mechanisms of neurodegeneration focused largely on the toxicity of reactive species, glutamate, and calcium (Hall et al. More recently, the toxicity of zinc (II) ions in focal and global ischemic brain injury is also receiving experimental scrutiny (Choi and Koh 1998).