Lanthanum Potentiates GABA-Activated Currents in Rat Pyramidal Neurons of CA1 Hippocampal Field

@article{Boldyreva2005LanthanumPG,
  title={Lanthanum Potentiates GABA-Activated Currents in Rat Pyramidal Neurons of CA1 Hippocampal Field},
  author={A. A. Boldyreva},
  journal={Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={140},
  pages={403-405}
}
  • A. A. Boldyreva
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Biology
  • Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
In CA1 hippocampal pyramidal neurons, lanthanum ions increased the amplitude of GABA-activated currents and shifted the dose-dependence curve to the left, which attests to increased affinity of GABAA-receptors to GABA. The data made it possible to compare the sensitivity GABAA-receptors of pyramidal neurons and similar receptors of other cells to GABA and lanthanum. 
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