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Effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid and certain neurotransmitters on the settlement and metamorphosis of the larvae of Haliotis discus hannai Ino (Gastropoda).
Effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid administration on health and growth rate of group-housed Japanese black calves fed using an automatic controlled milk feeder.
Effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid and certain neurotransmitters on the settlement of the larvae of Haliotis discus hannai Ino (Gastropoda).
Brodie and his research team are looking into a possible breakthrough for cocaine and methamphetamine addiction through the use of gamma-vinyl gamma-aminobutyric acid (GVG or vigabatrin), a drug used to treat pediatric epilepsy in Europe and most of the world except for the United States.
This interest is exemplified by a 2002 development and commercialization agreement with Neurocrine for the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)/benzodiazepine agonist indiplon, which will be a major sleep disorders drug by 2008.
Data now suggest that in many instances of this severe mental disorder, neurons in the adult brain's "prefrontal cortex" lack messenger RNA molecules to carry out genetic instructions for forming an enzyme crucial in making the neurotransmitter known as gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA.
Michael's Hospital studied the role of GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, an amino acid produced by beta cells in the pancreas to check its impact on diabetes.
Benzodiazepines bind to gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) A receptors to enhance the inhibitory effects of GABA.
It is a new chemical entity that combines a novel mode of action, selective opening of potassium channels, with a known anti-epileptic mechanism, potentiation of gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA-evoked currents.
Key Topics Covered: Executive Summary Strategic Considerations Stakeholder Implications Introduction Overview of Panic Disorder Disease Description Diagnosis Pathophysiology of Panic Disorder Norepinephrine Serotonin Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Glutamate Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Substance P Prevalence of Panic Disorder Current Therapies for Panic Disorder Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors Benzodiazepines Emerging Therapies for Panic Disorder Sepracor's SEP-225441 Alexza Pharmaceuticals' AZ-002 Panic Disorder Market: 2007 Statistics and Future Outlook
Deficits in one brain chemical, the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, have been implicated as playing a causal role in cognitive difficulties in people with schizophrenia in research involving animal models and post-mortem analyses of GABA concentrations in human schizophrenic brains.

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