Questions about GABA.

Fiberman william at
Mon Oct 10 14:12:21 EST 1994

In article <36u79p$sfe at> fredlo at (C. FREDERICK LO) writes:
>In some cases, I believe that inhibition of GABA-A receptors may reduce 
>epileptic formation in the hippocampus.  Perhaps that's why people use 
>picrotoxin in their LTP experiments.
>-- Fred

I think picrotoxin is used in LTP experiments to block the action of GABAergic
interneurons, which would lessen the effect of LTP.


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