Electrophysiological evidence for the anticonvulsant effect of alpha-lipoic acid via indirect antioxidant properties in BALB/c mice

OKUYAN M. , Akca M. , Yildirim M.

NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol.35, no.7, pp.726-733, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1743132813y.0000000188
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.726-733


Alpha-lipoic acid (alpha-LA) is a strong antioxidant whose effect on epilepsy has not been completely clarified yet. The present study was designed to investigate the effects of alpha-LA on epileptiform activity induced by penicillin in BALB/c mice.