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Metabolism and Epilepsy

  • David W. McCandless
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter will examine some aspects of the metabolic (especially energy ­metabolism) and pharmacologic responses to epileptic seizures. This involves animal models as well as imaging studies in patients. Some results are in conflict, and this is probably linked to the usual differences in methodology, and in definitions and data interpretation.

Keywords

Migraine Respiration Adenosine Glutamine Methionine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David W. McCandless
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  1. 1.The Chicago Medical School Department of Cell Biology and AnatomyRosalind Franklin UniversityChicagoUSA

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