Unidirectional interaction between flurothyl seizures and amygdala kindling

Reiko Okada, Solomon L. Moshé, Kenji Ono, Bruce J. Albala

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In this report, the interaction between flurothyl convulsions and electrical kindling of the amygdala was investigated. Three flurothyl convulsions decreased the afterdischarge threshold of the amygdala and enhanced the rate of development of electrical kindling without affecting the intensity of postictal refractoriness. On the other hand, 3 generalized kindled convulsions did not alter the flurothyl convulsive threshold. The data suggest that the influence of generalized convulsions on future seizure susceptibility may depend on the agents used to induce the convulsions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-108
Number of pages6
JournalBrain research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 30 1985


  • convulsion
  • epilepsy
  • flurothyl
  • kindling
  • rat
  • seizure
  • transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Developmental Biology


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