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  • Team identifies compound with potent antiseizure effects

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    From left, U. of I. doctoral candidate Jennifer Walters and molecular and integrative physiology professor Hee Jung Chung discovered that TC-2153, an inhibitor of a brain-specific protein known as STEP, reduces seizures that originate in the hippocampus in mice.

    Photo by Michelle Hassel


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  • Editor’s notes

    To reach Jennifer Walters, email

    To reach Hee Jung Chung, email

    The paper “Pharmacological inhibition of striatal-enriched protein tyrosine phosphatase by TC-2153 reduces hippocampal excitability and seizure propensity” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1111/epi.17192