pentylenetetrazol


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a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant

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Ameliorating effect of quercetin on acute pentylenetetrazol induced seizures in rats.
Piracetam prevents pentylenetetrazol kindling-induced neuronal loss and learning deficits.
Effects of anticonvulsive drugs on pentylenetetrazol kindling and long-term potentiation in freely moving rats.
Pentylenetetrazol was obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (MO, USA) and then prepared by dissolving in sterile saline.
Activation of the dentate gyrus by pentylenetetrazol evoked seizures induces mossy fiber synaptic reorganization.
Regional excitatory and inhibitory amino acid concentrations in pentylenetetrazol kindling and kindled rat brain.
The effects of pentylenetetrazol, chlordiazepoxide and caffeine in rats tested in the elevated plus-maze depend on the experimental illumination.
Wu et al., "Epileptiform response of CA1 neurones to convulsant stimulation by cyclothiazide, kainic acid and pentylenetetrazol in anaesthetized rats," Seizure, vol.
[PGD.sub.2] synthase H-PGDS-knockout (KO) mice or [PGD.sub.2] receptor DP1R-KO mice showed more severe seizures after pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) treatment than wild type (WT) mice, whereas deficiencies of the other synthase L-PGDS or receptor DP2R did not alter seizure severity [59].
These larval (7 days postfertilization) fish were then exposed to either the seizure-inducing drug pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) or domoic acid; resulting seizure behavior was monitored and analyzed for changes using cameras and behavioral tracking software.
[15] Therefore, the present study aimed at investigating the effect of peppermint extract on pentylenetetrazol (PTZ)-induced convulsion in mice.
The aim of this study was to investigate if Tilia organic and aqueous extracts and some of its flavonoids are able to control seizure activity in mice receiving a pentylenetetrazol (PTZ, GABA antagonist) [18, 19] and whether these extracts possess antioxidant properties.
Timed pentylenetetrazol infusion test: A comparative analysis with s.c.PTZ and MES models of anticonvulsant screening in mice.
Diazepam (10 mg/ml) was obtained from Darupakhsh Pharmaceutical Company, Iran, and Pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) was purchased from Sigma and was dissolved in normal saline.