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Primary brain targets of nerve agents: the role of the amygdala in comparison to the hippocampus

Neurotoxicology

Sep 1, 2009

Vassiliki Aroniadou-AnderjaskaMaria Fatima M Braga

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Exposure to nerve agents and other organophosphorus acetylcholinesterases used in industry and agriculture can cause death, or brain damage, producing long-term cognitive and behavioral deficits. Brain damage is primarily caused by the intense seizure activity induced by these agents. I...read more

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Brain Damage, Chronic
Body Fluid Discharge
Entire Hippocampus
Genus Hippocampus
Amygdaloid Structure
Soman
Seizures
Nerve Impulses
In Vitro [Publication Type]
Hippocampus (Brain)
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Primary brain targets of nerve agents: the role of the amygdala in comparison to the hippocampus

Neurotoxicology

Sep 1, 2009

Vassiliki Aroniadou-AnderjaskaMaria Fatima M Braga

PMID: 19591865

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2009.06.011

Abstract

Exposure to nerve agents and other organophosphorus acetylcholinesterases used in industry and agriculture can cause death, or brain damage, producing long-term cognitive and behavioral deficits. Brain damage is primarily caused by the intense seizure activity induced by these agents. I...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Brain Damage, Chronic
Body Fluid Discharge
Entire Hippocampus
Genus Hippocampus
Amygdaloid Structure

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