J. Neurosci. Res. volume 87, issue 6, P1500-1508 2009 DOI: 10.1002/jnr.21950 View full text
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F. Junyent, J. Utrera, R. Romero, M. Pallàs, A. Camins, D. Duque, C. Auladell

Abstract: An experimental model based on kainic acid (KA) injections replicates many phenomenological features of human temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common type of epilepsy in adults. Taurine, 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, present in high concentrations in many invertebrate and vertebrate systems, is believed to serve several important biological functions. In addition, it is believed to have a neuroprotective role against several diseases. In the present study, an experimental mouse model based on taurine pretreatmen…

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