Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

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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 provide the first comprehensive coverage of all the major features of glutamate as excitatory neurotransmitter. The book begins with a valuable historical backdrop. Building from a chapter on the common structure of glutamate receptors, several others cover the major ...

Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195150025

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