TITLE

GABA[sub A] receptor active steroids are altered in epilepsy patients with tuberous sclerosis

AUTHOR(S)
di Michele, F.; Verdecchia, M.; Dorofeeva, M.; Costamagna, L.; Bernardi, G.; Curatolo, P.; Romeo, E.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2003, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p667
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the putative role of counteregulator neuroactive steroids in the occurrence of seizures in patients with tuberous sclerosis. Measurement of the plasma concentrations of the enantiomers 3 alpha,5 alpha- and 3 alpha,5 beta-tetrahydroprogesterone; Results of the neuroactive steroids assay; Background on tuberous sclerosis.
ACCESSION #
10077770

 

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