Questions about GABA.
william at neuro.usc.edu
Mon Oct 10 14:12:21 EST 1994
In article <36u79p$sfe at jhunix1.hcf.jhu.edu> fredlo at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu (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.
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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