Tagged: neurotransmitter

Neurochemical Effects of Alcohol

The neurochemical effects of alcohol have proven more difficult to examine than some other drugs. One important reason is the chemical nature of the alcohol molecule that not only provides the means for easy...

GABA Synthesis, Release and Inactivation

Glutamate and, to a lesser  extent, aspartate play a dominant role in fast excitatory transmission in the central nervous system (CNS). Inhibitory transmission is equally important in behavioral control mechanisms. The significance of neural...