Kindling 6 / Edition 1

Kindling 6 / Edition 1

by Michael E. Corcoran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387243801

ISBN-13: 9780387243801

Pub. Date: 07/26/2005

Publisher: Springer US

Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Kindling, featuring valuable summaries of the participants’ current cutting-edge research on the kindling of seizures and related phenomena in epilepsy.

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Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Kindling, featuring valuable summaries of the participants’ current cutting-edge research on the kindling of seizures and related phenomena in epilepsy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387243801
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/26/2005
Series:
Advances in Behavioral Biology Series, #55
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

1Developmental temporal lobe epilepsy in amygdala kindled kittens : an update1
2Prenatal betamethasone exposure suppresses kindling epileptogenesis in immature rats11
3Development of kindling in immature fast and slow kindling rats19
4Neonatal heat-induced convulsions affect behaviours in neonatal, juvenile and adult rats27
5Experimental absence versus amygdaloid kindling37
6Pentylenetetrazol-induced kindling as a model of absence and convulsive forms of epilepsy49
7Sodium current properties in different models of epilepsy61
8Kindling the GABAergic phenotype of the glutamatergic granule cells71
9Hippocampal kindling and GABA[subscript B] receptor functions81
10Altered interaction between the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus in amygdala kindled rats91
11Nature and consequences of seizures originating in the brainstem99
12Involvement in the claustrum and ventromedial thalamus in epileptogenesis115
13From ultrastructure to networks : kindling-induced changes in neocortex125
14Kindling as a tool for studying the role of subcortical structures in limbic seizures137
15Kindling, epilepsy, and the plasticity of network synchronization147
16Electrophysiological and anatomical differences, behavioral comorbidities and gene expression in fast and slow kindling rat strains171
17Gene expression changes in kindling181
18A protemic approach to the molecular analysis of kindling189
19Amygdala metabotropic glutamate receptors and kindling199
20Induction of B[subscript 1] Bradykinin receptors in the kindled brain209
21Galanin and kindling219
22Kindling, neurotrophins and axon-guidance factors229
23Conditional deletion of TRKB prevents epileptogenesis in the kindling model241
24Neuropeptide Y and its receptors in kindling epileptogenesis249
25Contribution of pre kindling affective state to hemispheric differences in the effects on anxiety of basolateral amygdala kindling263
26Effects of kindling on spatial memory : characteristics and mechanisms273
27A potential role for the hippocampus in the expression of kindling-induced fear285
28Does inadvertent conditioning contribute to the major features of kindling?295
29Contingent tolerance and cross tolerance to anticonvulsant effects in amygdala-kindled seizures : mechanistic and clinical implications305
30Mechanisms of pharmacoresistance in the phenytoin-resistant kindled wistar rat315
31Development of new anticonvulsants using the kindling model325
32Cannabinoids and kindling333
33Low frequency sine wave stimulation decreases the incidence of kindled seizures343
34Predisposed susceptibility in primate epileptogenesis and anti-epileptogeneis361
35Natural history of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis : how does kindling compare with other commonly used animal models371
36Clinical evidence of epilepsy-related plasticity385
37Pathological sensitization of the dopamine system in experimental epileptogenesis : implication for the mechanism of epileptic psychosis399

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