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Research Article

The Depolarizing Action of GABA in Cultured Hippocampal Neurons Is Not Due to the Absence of Ketone Bodies

  • Jaylyn Waddell mail,

    jaylyn.waddell@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jimok Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Department of Neurology, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Bradley E. Alger,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Margaret M. McCarthy

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: August 19, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023020

About the Authors

Jaylyn Waddell, Jimok Kim, Bradley E. Alger, Margaret M. McCarthy
Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jaylyn.waddell@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW JK BEA MMM. Performed the experiments: JW JK. Analyzed the data: JW JK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JW JK BEA MMM. Wrote the paper: JW JK BEA MMM.