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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1743132813y.0000000188
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.726-733
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.