neurotransmitter

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neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory 5-hydroxytryptamine , serotonin
neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems acetylcholine
tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning diazepam , Valium
monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension dopamine , Dopastat , Intropin
amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA , gamma aminobutyric acid
molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter) monoamine
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