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neuroactive

[Gr. neuron, nerve, sinew + active]
Capable of modifying the activities of nerves or the behavior of organisms. The term is used to describe the actions of many chemicals, drugs, foods, or toxins.
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Neurosteroids, neuroactive steroids, and symptoms of affective disorders.
The link between testosterone and depression has been debated extensively because testosterone is a neuroactive steroid hormone known to influence mood and appetitive behavior, Dr.
The kynurenine pathway metabolizes tryptophan and produces immunoregulatory and neuroactive metabolites.
The GO terms and KEGG pathways involved in the downregulation effects included, but were not limited to, synaptic vesicle exocytosis, neurotransmitter secretion, voltage-gated potassium channel activity, regulation of synaptic transmission, GABAergic synapse, response to pain, endocytosis, neuronal action potential, detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of pain, neurotransmitter transport, the GABAergic synapse pathway, the cholinergic synapse pathway, the neuroactive ligand-receptor interaction pathway, the dopaminergic synapse pathway, and the synaptic vesicle cycle pathway.
Mast cells are located close proximity to blood vessels and nerves in the dura mater and contain a wide variety of neuroactive and vasoactive mediators such as adenosine triphosphate (ATP), adenosine, substance-P (SP), calcitonin gene related peptide (CGRP), vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), histamine, serotonin (5-HT), nitric oxide (NO) and even proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a) in their granules (7).
One big problem is the use of neonics, neuroactive insecticides chemically similar to nicotine.
Other neuroactive substances may also interact with these networks, e.g., steroid hormones, vasopressin, histamine, substance P, nitrogen monoxide (NO), neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM), and interleukins [14].
Sub-network a (Figure 4(a)) included nine nodes and 36 PPI pairs, and these genes were significantly enriched in three KEGG pathways (Table 2), including neuroactive ligand-receptor interaction, chemokine signaling pathway, and cytokinecytokine receptor interaction.
Exclusion criteria were (1) neuroactive medications or (2) noninvasive brain stimulation [39] or MRI contraindications.
Pathway_name p value FDR Hsa04740: Olfactory transduction 1.25E - 138 3.59E - 136 Hsa05206: MicroRNAs in cancer 1.07E - 23 1.53E - 21 Hsa04080: Neuroactive ligand- 2.84E - 10 2.03E - 08 receptor interaction Hsa04110: Cell cycle 2.42E - 10 2.03E - 08 Hsa04380: Osteoclast differentiation 1.45E - 09 8.27E - 08 Hsa00830: Retinol metabolism 2.47E - 09 1.0E - 07 Pathway_name Gene count Hsa04740: Olfactory transduction 59 Hsa05206: MicroRNAs in cancer 133 Hsa04080: Neuroactive ligand- 179 receptor interaction Hsa04110: Cell cycle 117 Hsa04380: Osteoclast differentiation 122 Hsa00830: Retinol metabolism 23 Table 2: p values of MWU test of sample groups.
KEGG pathway enrichment analysis showed that these 4 modules were mainly correlated with cell cycle, neuroactive ligand-receptor interaction, calcium signaling pathway, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) (Table 4).
It is considered both a neurosteroid, being produced in the brain, as well as a neuroactive steroid, produced in the adrenals and having its effect on the brain.