gabanergic

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gabanergic

(gab-ă-nĕr'jik),
Pertaining to the action of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) or to neural or metabolic pathways in which it functions as a transmitter.
Synonym(s): GABA-ergic, gabaergic
[GABA + G. ergon, work]
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GABA-ergic disturbances are hallmark features of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
GABA functions in GABA-ergic neurons, which are the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain and spinal cord.
He asserts that the impact of anticonvulsant medication therapy is "probably much more significant in bipolar patients with substance use comorbidities," based on his belief that there are shared "pathophysiological mechanisms involving the GABA-ergic system.
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1A] receptors and a minor component being GABA-ergic in the lower dose of 30 mg/kg of AV.
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Therapeutic effects of GABA-ergic drugs in affective disorders: a preliminary report.
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