Neurotransmitter Functions
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Neurotransmitter Functions

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What role does GABA play in neurodegenerative disorders?

Implicated in the etiology of Huntington's disease

In what type of disorders has glycine been implicated?

Spastic disorders

Which neuropeptide has elevated levels in the cerebral spinal fluid of individuals with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder?

Substance P

What is the function of excitatory amino acids glutamate and aspartate?

<p>Relaying sensory information</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which disorder may have some implication with opioid peptides?

<p>Schizophrenia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What role does somatostatin play in the hypothalamus?

<p>Acting as a neuromodulator for serotonin</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter is primarily associated with the regulation of movements and coordination?

<p>Dopamine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter is implicated in the regulation of mood, cognition, and cardiovascular functioning?

<p>Norepinephrine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter is significantly involved in the transmission at the junctions of nerves and muscles?

<p>Acetylcholine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter plays a role in mediating allergic and inflammatory reactions?

<p>Histamine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter is primarily associated with preventing postsynaptic excitation?

<p>GABA</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which neurotransmitter is linked to sleep, arousal, appetite, and mood?

<p>Serotonin</p> Signup and view all the answers

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