Potential role of the glial water channel aquaporin-4 in epilepsy.

Abstract

Recent studies have implicated glial cells in novel physiological roles in the CNS, such as modulation of synaptic transmission, so it is possible that glial cells might have a functional role in the hyperexcitability that is characteristic of epilepsy. Indeed, alterations in distinct astrocyte membrane channels, receptors and transporters have all been… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1740925X08000112

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