Neonatal Seizures and Neuronal Transmembrane Ion Transport

Kristopher T. Kahle and Kevin J. Staley

in Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of ©Jeffrey L. Noebels, Massimo Avoli, Michael A. Rogawski, Richard W. Olsen, and Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199746545
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322817 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Neonatal Seizures and Neuronal Transmembrane Ion Transport

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This book chapter will discuss recent work that has provided insight into the role of NKCC1 in fostering excitatory GABAergic neurotransmission in the immature brain and how the pharmacological inhibition of NKCC1 might hold promise for the treatment of neonatal seizures.

Chapter.  6474 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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