Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

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Authors: Robert Balazs, Richard J. Bridges, Carl W. Cotman, Cheryl A. Cotman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 382
Language: english
Year: 2005
ISBN 10: 0195150023
ISBN 13: 9780195150025
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS). It regulates normal CNS function, is a major participant in pathology, and serves learning, memory, and higher cognitive functions. The 12 chapters of this book...