A novel model for prenatal brain damage. II. Long-term deficits in hippocampal cell number and hippocampal-dependent behavior following neonatal GABAA receptor activation.


Premature infants are at especially high risk for asphyxia, seizures, and other conditions that cause hypoxia-ischemia. These events result in abnormal brain pathology and behavioral deficits that persist throughout adolescence and into adulthood. Current rodent models of human infant hypoxic-ischemic brain damage have focused on exogenous glutamate… (More)


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