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Epilepsia y metabolismo sináptico

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Los conocimientos que la neurociencia básica y el neurometabolismo están aportando a la epilepsia pediátrica son rápidamente crecientes. Estos avances son especialmente notables en el área específica de los mecanismos de comunicación sináptica. Existe, no obstante, una desconexión entre estos avances y una visión que los integre de manera global y en la práctica clínico-terapéutica. […]

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Glutamatergic receptor disorders in children

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What do you know about glutamatergic transmission? What kind of neuropaediatric disorders are related to glutamatergic receptor mutations? What kind of symptoms could be associated with abnormal glutamatergic transmission?     Glutamate is the most abundant excitatory neurotransmitter in the nervous system and it plays a key role in long-term potentiation (LTP). LTP is involved […]

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Official launch of the CGB network

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“Connecting The Growing Brain” http://www.connectingthegrowingbrain.com. Network of paediatric neurologists and basic researchers that aims to understand the developing brain through synaptic communication. Today we are pleased to announce the official launch of the network “Connecting the growing brain” (CGB). We are a group of pediatric neurologists and basic researchers working together to understand how dysfunctions […]

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Abnormal Gabaergic transmission in Rett syndrome

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Neurons may remain immature concerning GABAergic neurotransmission in Rett syndrome Abnormal expression of cation chloride cotransporters has been found in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Rett syndrome (RTT). This finding suggest an abnormal GABaergic transmission and neuronal maturation.  According to these results, neurons of RTT patients could remain “immature” regarding GABA excitability, as it […]

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