Ethanol normalizes glutamate-induced elevation of intracellular sodium in olfactory neuroepithelial progenitors from subjects with bipolar illness but not nonbipolar controls: Biologic evidence for the self-medication hypothesis

Yonglin Gao, Kavita Lohano, Nicholas A. Delamere, Zhenmin Lei, Rif S. El-Mallakh

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-181
Number of pages3
JournalBipolar Disorders
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2019


  • alcohol
  • bipolar disorder
  • calcium
  • ethanol
  • glutamate
  • sodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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