Kavita Babu
  • Faculty, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
Research focus
  • C. elegans, Neurobiology, Genetics
  • 1 Author merit


PhD, National University of Singapore, 2004

Lab information

Kavita Babu Lab

1 Protocol published
Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ)-induced Convulsion Assay to Determine GABAergic Defects in Caenorhabditis elegans
Authors:  Shruti Thapliyal and Kavita Babu, date: 09/05/2018, view: 250, Q&A: 0
Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) is a GABAA receptor antagonist and is used to monitor presynaptic defects in the release of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA. PTZ is a competitive inhibitor of GABA, and prevents binding of GABA on the GABAA ...