[Stimulating amino acids in epilepsy: possibilities of treatment].

  title={[Stimulating amino acids in epilepsy: possibilities of treatment].},
  author={Krystyna Barbara Pierzchała and Janusz Kapustecki},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  volume={34 Suppl 1},
Stimulating amino acids (glutamine and aspargine) play an essential role in epileptogenesis. Activating receptors NMDA, AMPA, kainate and metabotropic influence a conduction of ion canals and a beginning, duration and extinction of epileptic discharges. Some of the new anti-epileptic drugs introduced in the recent years modify functioning of glutamine… CONTINUE READING