Prolonged Unstable Depression: A Modified Manifestation of Spreading Depression in Rat Hippocampus

  • Oscar Herreras
  • George G. Somjen
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Abstract

The study reported here is part of our continuing investigation of the effects of elevated interstitial potassium on the functioning of central nervous system (CNS) tissue. Much of our work in the past has been concerned with isolated preparations (Balestrino et al., 1986; Czéh et al., 1988; Kawasaki et al., 1988). This chapter discusses experiments intended to compare the effect of prolonged elevation of extracellular potassium on hippocampus in situ to our earlier observations with CNS tissue slices in vitro.

Keywords

Potential Shift Spreading Depression Voltage Shift Central Nervous System Location Spreading Depression Wave 
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  • Oscar Herreras
  • George G. Somjen

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