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Neurotransmitters

  • Francesca Alemanno
  • Fernando Alemanno
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Abstract

Origin and function of various neurotransmitters are expounded, from acetylcholine to catecholamine, glutamate, substance P, GABA, serotonin and melatonin with a final section on memory.

Keywords

Neurotransmitters Ionotropic and metabotropic receptors Acetylcholine Catecholamines Substance P Glutamate GABA Serotonin Memory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Alemanno
    • 1
  • Fernando Alemanno
    • 2
  1. 1.PsychologistGraduated at University of Padua, FISPPA DepartmentPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Anaesthesia and Intensive CareBrescia Clinical InstitutesBresciaItaly

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