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The Neurophysiological Effects of Diphenylhydantoin and Their Relationship to Anticonvulsant Activity

  • G. F. Ayala
  • D. Johnston

Abstract

One of the most recent reviews of selected papers on diphenyl-hydantoin (DPH) lists 1712 references (Dreyfus Medical Foundation, 1975). Yet, most of the papers have as an opening remark: “Although DPH is the most widely used anticonvulsant, its mechanism of action is still unknown.”

Keywords

Rest Membrane Potential Anticonvulsant Activity Frog Skin Potassium Conductance Repetitive Firing 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Ayala
    • 1
  • D. Johnston
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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