Nicotine effects on rat seizures susceptibility and hippocampal neuronal degeneration.


OBJECTIVES Nicotine is a widely used drug of abuse exerting number of effects on the central nervous system. The study was aimed at the effects of nicotine in various doses on the excitability of cerebral cortex and - by using the methods of histochemistry - to identify possible signs of neuronal degeneration after nicotine administration. METHODS… (More)


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