Corpus ID: 26825870

The inhibitory activity of nutmeg essential oil on GABAA ?1?2?2s receptors.

  title={The inhibitory activity of nutmeg essential oil on GABAA ?1?2?2s receptors.},
  author={Ahmad Tarmizi Che Has and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Igor A Baburin and SteffenHering and Hasnah Osman and Habsah Mohamad and Jafri Malin Abdullah},
  journal={Biomedical Research-tokyo},
The inhibitory effects of nutmeg essential oil and three components of this oil at different concentrations were tested by GABA-induced chloride current (I GABA) stimulation through gamma-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptors comprising of α1β2γ2s subtype using the two-microelectrode voltage clamp technique on Xenopus laevis oocytes. The essential oil of the kernels of Myristica fragrans was extracted by steam distillation and was analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC-MS… Expand
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