, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 294–304

Role of Glutamate and GABA in Mechanisms Underlying Respiratory Control


DOI: 10.1007/s11062-011-9162-z

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Kolesnikova, E.É. Neurophysiology (2011) 42: 294. doi:10.1007/s11062-011-9162-z

This review deals with modern concepts on the mechanisms of involvement of main central excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters, glutamate and GABA, in the control of the respiratory function.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bogomolets Institute of PhysiologyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine