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Neurotransmitters : focus on excitatory amino acids proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Neurotransmitters and Diseases, Tokyo, June 18, 1988 by Workshop on Neurotransmitters and Diseases (5th 1988 Tokyo, Japan)

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  • Excitatory amino acids -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Transmission nerveuse -- Congrès.,
  • Acides aminés -- Congrès.,
  • Glutamates -- Congrès.,
  • Amino Acids -- congresses.,
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  • Neural Transmission -- congresses.,
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Statementeditor, Ichiro Kanazawa ; organizing committee, Masakuni Kameyama ... [et al.].
SeriesInternational congress series -- no. 856.
ContributionsKanazawa, Ichiro.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17974655M
ISBN 100444810676

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The excitatory potency of the acidic amino acids glutamate and aspartate in various regions of the central nervous system (CNS) has been recognized since the s.1,2 Nevertheless, the earlier findings that these amino acids are (1) constituents of intermediary metabolism and are (2) located in the brain ubiquitously in high concentrations rendered them unlikely candidates as by: Ernst Schering Research Foundation Workshop 23 Excitatory Amino Acids: From Genes to Therapy Editors: P. Seeburg, I. Bresink, L. Turski In this book emerging questions of current glutamate research are addressed and new pathways which glutamate research may take in the future discussed. Since glutamate antagonists are still the major hope for the therapy of . Some Comparative Aspects of the Pharmacology of Excitatory Amino Acids in Spinal Cord and Hippocampus H. McLennan, K. Curry, M. J. Peet, D. S. Magnuson Pages CNS Excitatory and Inhibitory Amino Acids - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. הרצאה SE4/5(2).

The main excitatory neurotransmitters in the body are dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine and glutamate. Dopamine plays a number of important functions in the brain. It is very important in the reward system whereby we feel pleasure, achieve heightened arousal and do . MINERALS. For the body to convert amino acids into neurotransmitters, it needs specific nutrients. Minerals like magnesium, zinc, and iron are all integral to the process. B-vitamins. B-vitamins play many roles in neurotransmitter production, as well as in helping to break them down down (neurotransmitters are constantly made and broken down). As illustrated in Figure , the same neurotransmitter (e.g., acetylcholine) can produce an excitatory response in some postsynaptic cells and an inhibitory response in others. Many nerve-nerve and most nerve-muscle chemical synapses are excitatory. Most neurotransmitters are classified in one of two types – inhibitory and excitatory. Inhibitory neurotransmitters slow down the flow of information by calming and reducing the activity of neurons; they help to bring balance to the body. Excitatory neurotransmitters generally increase the flow of information. It is the balance between the inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters .