Zizyphus spina christi Effect on Pentylenetetrazole-Induced Kindling

Published: 13 September 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/d7bbkwb8x9.1
Abeer Al-Humaidhi


Epilepsy is a common disorder of brain that is not well controlled via drugs available for it. Gephyrin, a well-known inhibitory synaptic regulator, has a role in epilepsy. Additionally, significant development of oxidative stresses tends to be involved in epileptic seizure pathophysiology that giving rise to neuronal cell death. Zizyphus spina christi is a vastly available Iraqi tree and its leaves have several beneficial effects on central nervous system level.