Neurotransmitters

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alisoncarrier92
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Neurotransmitters
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2010-12-05 23:51:45
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Nuerotransmitters
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  1. Actylecholine
    • Other
    • Effect: Direct
    • Released in CNS
    • Autonomic Nervous
    • Excitatory or Inhibitory
    • Inactivated by Degredation
  2. Dopamine
    • Catecholamine
    • Effect: indirect
    • Released in:
    • Substantia Nigra (Parkinson's disease which inhibits motor neurons in skeletal muscle)
    • Frontal Lobe (too much, schizophrenia, excitatory)
    • Inactivated by: reuptake
  3. Norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline)
    • Catecholamine
    • Effect: indirect
    • Released in: CNS, Sympathetic nervous
    • Inactivated by: Reuptake
  4. Serotonin
    • Tryptophan
    • Effect: indirect
    • Released:
    • CNS, inhibitory
    • Inactivated by: reuptake
  5. Endorphins
    • Peptides
    • Effect: indirect
    • Location released:
    • CNS inhibitory
    • blocks perception of pain
  6. GABA
    • Amino acid
    • CNS inhibibitory
  7. Glutamate
    • Amino acid
    • CNS excitatory
  8. Adenosine
    • Nucleotide
    • CNS inhibitory
    • calming, caffein blocks it

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