Effects of adenosine administration on spike-wave discharge frequency in genetically epileptic rats.

Ilbay G., Sahin D., Karson A., Ates N.

Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology, vol.28, no.8, pp.643-6, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1440-1681.2001.03499.x
  • Journal Name: Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.643-6
  • Keywords: absence seizure, adenosine, spike-wave discharges, WAG/Rij rats, ABSENCE SEIZURES, ANTICONVULSANT, ANTAGONIST, DENSITY, MOUSE
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


1. In the present study, the effects of the administration of adenosine on absence seizures were investigated in the Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk (WAG/Rij) strain of rats, which are an adequate model for human absence epilepsy.