Anticonvulsant Study of Pongamia Pinnata Linn against Pentylenetetrazole Induced Convulsion in Rats

@inproceedings{Manigauha2010AnticonvulsantSO,
  title={Anticonvulsant Study of Pongamia Pinnata Linn against Pentylenetetrazole Induced Convulsion in Rats},
  author={Ashish Manigauha and Sunita Patel},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this study is to explore the anticonvulsant effect of the leaf extract of Pongamia pinnata using pentylene tetrazole induced convulsion (PTZ) in rats. Pongamia pinnata is an indigenous plant belonging to the family Fabaceae (Papilionaceae) co mm nly known as Karanj. Freshly powdered leaves wer e extracted with 70% ethanol. The convulsion is induc ed by administration of pentylene tetrazole (80 mg/ kg, i.p.) to wistar albino rats and those showing respo n e were divided into three… CONTINUE READING

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