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Subunit and Subtype-Specific Antibodies to the GABA-A/Benzodiazepine Receptor Complex

  • Shuichi Endo
  • Richard W. Olsen
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 287)

Abstract

The GABA-A/benzodiazepine (BZ) receptor complex consists of a chloride channel which is gated by the inhibitory neurotransmitter, GABA. A number of therapeutically important drugs, such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and steroid anesthetics interact with the receptor complex and alloste-rically modulate the receptor (Olsen et al., 1988).

Keywords

Benzethonium Chloride Peptide Antiserum Benzamidine Hydrochloride Steroid Anesthetic Subunit Subtype 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shuichi Endo
    • 1
  • Richard W. Olsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and Brain Research InstituteUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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