glutamatergic


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glutamatergic

(glū'tă-mă-tĕr'jik),
Pertaining to the action of glutamate or to neural or metabolic pathways in which it functions as a transmitter.
[glutamate + G. ergon, work]
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Agonism of sigma-1 receptors on glutamatergic neurons has been proposed to limit release of glutamate from the presynaptic neuron while also limiting downstream transmission of glutamatergic signal in postsynaptic neurons.
In the present study, we found that ketamine significantly inhibited both the frequency and amplitude of sEPSCs of the pyramidal neurons in the primary somatosensory cortex in a concentration-dependent manner, but it failed to decrease the frequency of glutamatergic mEPSCs.
20] Other neuroscience studies have identified some promising chemical compounds with different mechanisms of action, including drugs related to the glutamatergic system (e.
Increased glutamatergic neurotransmission and oxidative stress after alcohol withdrawal.
Effect of L-theanine on glutamatergic function in patients with schizophrenia.
The effects of 3,5-dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzyl alcohol (DHMBA), and zinc--both components of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas--were examined by glutamatergic neuron activity in rats in an in vivo microdialysis experiment and an in vitro brain slice experiment.
They also inserted the light-sensitive ion channels into a different set of neurons in the medulla: glutamatergic neurons, which release the neurotransmitter glutamate.
Cosentino G, Fierro B, Vigneri S, Talamanca S, Palermo A, Puma A, Brighina F Impaired glutamatergic neurotransmission in migraine with aura?
18) The calyx of Held is a typical, high-fidelity fast glutamatergic synapse, with strong synaptic efficacy and precise neurotransmission with synchronous transmitter release, contributing to sound localization by detecting inter-aural differences in sound intensity.
Moreover, the last two chapters provide meaningful information on potential novel therapeutic targets for mood disorders, such as the pathophysiological findings in the glutamatergic and immune system.

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