Obviously, glycogen accumulation in the CNS occurs under a variety of conditions. Discussion of the possible mechanisms underlying this accumulation in the various conditions mentioned above indicates that a common mechanism for all conditions is probable. Also, it is obvious that the glycogen has a predilection to certain specific “sensitive” sites, a fact that could, perhaps, be used to advantage in clinical practice. These aspects need further discussion.


Permeability Depression Lactate Carbon Monoxide Monoamine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Z. M. Ibrahim
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  1. 1.Department of Human Morphology, School of MedicineAmerican University of BeirutBeirutLebanon

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