Propagation of cortical spreading depression in malnourished rats: facilitatory effect of dietary protein deficiency.

Abstract

Adult rats, submitted from gestation to the basic regional diet (BRD) of some human populations in the northeastern region of Brazil, presented higher velocities of propagation of cortical spreading depression (SD) than well-nourished animals. This effect was also seen in rats receiving BRD during the gestation and suckling periods alone but not when this… (More)

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