Huperzine A Provides Sustained Protection Against Induced Seizures in SCN1A Mutant Mice

By |2016-11-17T21:51:10-05:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: DSF Research Review|Tags: , |

(Wong, et. al. 2016). Huperzine-A, a molecule found in Chinese club moss, has been used for Alzheimer’s disease and age-related memory impairment. It inhibits the breakdown of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, thus raising levels of acetylcholine. Although previous studies on zebrafish have not found Huperzine-A to have significant antiepileptic properties, this study found that Hup-A protected [...]