Antioxidants and free radical scavengers do not consistently delay seizure onset in animal models of acute seizures.

Abstract

A number of herbal compounds with direct antioxidant activity slow the onset, or completely block, the occurrence of seizures. This increase in latency has been proposed to be due to the antioxidant activity. This hypothesis was directly tested by determining the effects of Trolox, a vitamin E analog, vitamin C, melatonin, and alpha-lipoic acid on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.03.002

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@article{Xu2008AntioxidantsAF, title={Antioxidants and free radical scavengers do not consistently delay seizure onset in animal models of acute seizures.}, author={Kaiping Xu and Janet L. Stringer}, journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B}, year={2008}, volume={13 1}, pages={77-82} }