Genetic Models of Epilepsy

A number of genetic models of absence epilepsy have been identified and include: GAERS (Genetic absence epilepsy rats from Strasbourg); the WAG/Rijrat; the spontaneous epileptic rat; the entla mouse; and the DBA-2 and Frings AGS seizure-susceptible mouse models26 in the DBA-2 strain due to a variant of the inwardly rectifying potassium ion channel Kcnj10. Genetic models of generalized seizures (tonic, tonic-clonic) include the Otx_ / _ mouse, the transgenic 'jerky' mouse, and the Ihara rat.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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