The different groups responded differently to certain seizure triggers 6 the fasting mice had seizures in response to mild electric shocks, but tolerated injections of the nervous system stimulant kainic acid.
What does KA stand for?
KA stands for Kainic Acid
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Effects ofginsenoside Rd and decursinol on the neurotoxic responses induced by kainic acid in mice.
For example Kainic acid induced seizures, administration of nimodipine before this material could not reduce seizures .
Testing Cross-Reactivity of the ELISA Against Glutamine, Kainic Acid and Putative Isomers Epi-DA and Iso-DA Domoic acid is structurally similar to glutamine, glutamic acid and kainic acid, all of which can potentially co-occur with DA in sample extracts (Fig.
Acute and protracted neurologic effects were more pronounced in elderly subjects, which led to studies in young, middle-aged, and aged rats with kainic acid (Wozniak et al.
The four main families of excitatory amino acid receptors are [alpha]-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole propionic acid receptors (AMPA), N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDA), metabotropic glutamate receptors, and kainic acid receptors.
Halagappa and Mattson took the work a step further by designing an experiment in which mice that had been on the four different diets were exposed to a neurotoxin called kainic acid, which is known to damage nerve cells in the hippocampus, a brain region involved in learning and memory.
Spatio-temporally differential expression of the mRNA for brain- and skin-type but not heart-type fatty acid-binding proteins following kainic acid systemic administration in the hippocampal glia of adult rats.