Methods of Study for Biogenic Amines
Due to the complexity of the organisation of the central nervous system, the role of numerous putative neurotransmitters is still poorly understood and the mechanisms of neurotransmission have often been extrapolated from knowledge obtained in peripheral organs. Due to its regular cytoarchitecture and to its accessibility to electro-physiological recording, the retina constitutes probably the best and simplest preparation for the study of synaptic transmission in nervous tissues. With the use of recent developments and refinements in the techniques of study of neurotransmitters, this model could be used more efficiently for the purpose.
KeywordsBiogenic Amine Amacrine Cell Adrenergic Nerve Glyoxylic Acid Adrenergic Neuron
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