metabotropic


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metabotropic

adjective Referring to production of a metabolite or intracellular messenger related to receptor interactions.

metabotropic

(mĕ-tab″ŏ-trō′pik, -trop′) [ metabo(lism) + -tropic]
Linked to G proteins and influenced by metabolism; said of specific cell surface receptors.
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Attenuation of behavioral effects of cocaine by the metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 antagonist 2-methyl-6-(phenylethynyl)-pyridine in squirrel monkeys: comparison with dizocilpine.
N-acetylcysteine causes analgesia by reinforcing the endogenous activation of type-2 metabotropic glutamate receptors.
sup][93],[94] Enhanced density of postsynaptic metabotropic glutamate 5 (mGlu5) receptor and specific combination with the striatum and posterior putamen observed in 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP)-lesioned macaque models could contribute to the pathogenesis of LIDs in PD.
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Extracellular cysteine (Cys)/cystine (CySS) redox regulates metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 activity," Biochimie, vol.
Pretreatment with a single dose of gabapentin blocked dose-dependently the development of hyperalgesia (which is NMDA-mediated) and tactile allodynia (Which is AMPA and metabotropic receptor-mediated) for up to two days in a rat model of postoperative pain, while giving gabapentin one hour after intervention reduced symptoms for only 3 hr (Field et al.
18) Epigenetic regulation of type-2 metabotropic glutamate (mGluR2) receptors have recently been linked to antidepressant efficacy.
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The host laboratory has developed a powerful new optopharmacological tool: a selective photoswitchable modulator of metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluR).
Among pipeline products, the report particularly details pipeline programs targeting the following factors: LRRK2, progranulin, glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor, cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor, tyrosine receptor kinase B, mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor, metabotropic glutamate receptor, DJ-1, C-jun-N-terminal kinases, reactive oxygen species, heat shock proteins, heat shock transcription factor, growth hormone secretagogue receptor, protein phosphasate 2A, and cytochrome P450 2D6.
Twenty chapters are divided into four parts: neurons: excitable and secretory cells that establish synapses; ionotropic and metabotropic receptors in synaptic transmission; somato-dendritic processing and plasticity of postsynaptic potentials; the hippocampal network.
Metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluRs) are G-protein coupled receptors that contain the binding site for glutamate, and mGlu4, specifically, is localized to presynaptic terminals in a region of the brain called the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc).