F Amzica

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation of cortical glial cells to the genesis of spike-wave seizures
    Florin Amzica
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:173-82. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The functional significance of K-complexes
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, G1K 7P4, Canada
    Sleep Med Rev 6:139-49. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuronal and glial membrane potentials during sleep and paroxysmal oscillations in the neocortex
    F Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Neurosci 20:6648-65. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Spatial buffering during slow and paroxysmal sleep oscillations in cortical networks of glial cells in vivo
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    J Neurosci 22:1042-53. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Glial and neuronal interactions during slow wave and paroxysmal activities in the neocortex
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Cereb Cortex 12:1101-13. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo electrophysiological evidences for cortical neuron-glia interactions during slow (<1 Hz) and paroxysmal sleep oscillations
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Physiol Paris 96:209-19. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Physiology of sleep and wakefulness as it relates to the physiology of epilepsy
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:488-503. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Extracellular calcium fluctuations and intracellular potentials in the cortex during the slow sleep oscillation
    M Massimini
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, , , Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 85:1346-50. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Coalescence of sleep rhythms and their chronology in corticothalamic networks
    M Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Sleep Res Online 1:1-10. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep oscillations developing into seizures in corticothalamic systems
    M Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Epilepsia 44:9-20. 2003

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation of cortical glial cells to the genesis of spike-wave seizures
    Florin Amzica
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:173-82. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The functional significance of K-complexes
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, G1K 7P4, Canada
    Sleep Med Rev 6:139-49. 2002
    ..The KC is mainly a spontaneous event generated in cortical networks. During nocturnal epileptic seizures, the KCs are precursors of paroxysmal spike-wave complexes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuronal and glial membrane potentials during sleep and paroxysmal oscillations in the neocortex
    F Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Neurosci 20:6648-65. 2000
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  4. ncbi request reprint Spatial buffering during slow and paroxysmal sleep oscillations in cortical networks of glial cells in vivo
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    J Neurosci 22:1042-53. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Glial and neuronal interactions during slow wave and paroxysmal activities in the neocortex
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Cereb Cortex 12:1101-13. 2002
    ..Together with the variation of neuronal excitability, these results suggest that the glial uptake of K(+) contributes to the abridged duration of the paroxysmal depolarization...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo electrophysiological evidences for cortical neuron-glia interactions during slow (<1 Hz) and paroxysmal sleep oscillations
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Physiol Paris 96:209-19. 2002
    ..Similar mechanisms as those described during the slow oscillation promote the periodic (2-3 Hz) recurrence of spike-wave complexes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physiology of sleep and wakefulness as it relates to the physiology of epilepsy
    Florin Amzica
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:488-503. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Extracellular calcium fluctuations and intracellular potentials in the cortex during the slow sleep oscillation
    M Massimini
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, , , Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 85:1346-50. 2001
    ..Thus the periods of silence occurring in the cortical network during slow wave sleep are promoted by recurrent [Ca](out) depletions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coalescence of sleep rhythms and their chronology in corticothalamic networks
    M Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Sleep Res Online 1:1-10. 1998
    ..This unexpectedly rich activity raises the possibility that, during sleep, the brain is occupied to specify/reorganize circuits and to consolidate memory traces acquired during wakefulness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep oscillations developing into seizures in corticothalamic systems
    M Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Epilepsia 44:9-20. 2003
    ..5-2.5 Hz, often associated with fast runs at 10-15 Hz, as in the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Slow sleep oscillation, rhythmic K-complexes, and their paroxysmal developments
    M Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Sleep Res 7:30-5. 1998
    ..We also show that the slow cortical oscillation underlies the onset of spike-wave seizures during sleep by transforming the periodic K-complexes into recurrent paroxysmal spike-wave complexes...
  12. pmc Hyperpolarisation rectification in cat lateral geniculate neurons modulated by intact corticothalamic projections
    D A Nita
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Physiol 552:325-32. 2003
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  13. doi request reprint Activity-dependent layer-specific changes in the extracellular chloride concentration and chloride driving force in the rat hippocampus
    D Kroeger
    Centre de Recherche Universite Laval Robert Giffard, University Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 103:1905-14. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint [Cellular basis of transition between sleep and electrographic seizures]
    Mircea Steriade
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Département d anatomie et physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, G1K 7P4 Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 19:999-1002. 2003
    ..Simultaneously, thalamocortical neurons are steadily inhibited and cannot relay signals from the outside world to cortex. This may explain the unconsciousness during certain types of epilepsy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nonneuronal origin of CO2-related DC EEG shifts: an in vivo study in the cat
    Dragos A Nita
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 92:1011-22. 2004
    ..We suggest that potentials generated by the BBB are the major source of epicortical/cranial DC shifts recorded under conditions affecting brain pH and/or cerebral blood flow...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic action on cortical glial cells in vivo
    Josée Seigneur
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Cereb Cortex 16:655-68. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity of the anesthesia-induced comatose brain
    Daniel Kroeger
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Centre de Recherche Universite Laval Robert Giffard, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1J 2G3
    J Neurosci 27:10597-607. 2007
    ..These findings raise the issue of what burst spontaneity during anesthesia-induced coma means and opens new venues for the handling of comatose patients...