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

di Michele, F.; Verdecchia, M.; Dorofeeva, M.; Costamagna, L.; Bernardi, G.; Curatolo, P.; Romeo, E.
May 2003
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2003, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p667
Academic Journal
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.


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