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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]

GABAergic

/GABA·er·gic/ (gab″ah-er´jik) transmitting or secreting γ-aminobutyric acid.
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A]) [gamma]2L and in both transgenic lines, but no differences [gamma]2S subunits in alcohol-induced sedation or acute withdrawal or alcohol potentiation of GABAergic function 5-[HT.
2003), but not with enhanced GABAergic neurotransmission (Adachi et al.
GABA receptors have been known to play an important role in the modulation of barbiturate-induced sleeping through interaction with GABAergic systems (Doghramji 2006).
Because the CeA is involved in alcohol reinforcement and dependence, the authors envision that the influence of opioids and eCBs to block the facilitatory effects of alcohol on GABAergic transmission in the CeA is altered in dependent rats.
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On the other hand, GABA dose not cross the brain-blood barrier and the GABAergic system is observed also in peripheral tissues (Gilon et al.
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B] receptors are found on the axon terminals of both GABAergic and glutamatergic neurons, and thus the net effect of receptor activation can be either disinhibitory or inhibitory depending on which receptors are activated.
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