Neuroscience 6e Chapter 6 Outline

Neurotransmitters and Their Receptors


Categories of Neurotransmitters


BOX 6A Neurotoxins That Act on Neurotransmitter Receptors


CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Myasthenia Gravis: An Autoimmune Disease of Neuromuscular Synapses

GABA and Glycine

BOX 6B Excitatory Actions of GABA in the Developing Brain

Biogenic Amines

ATP and Other Purines

Peptide Neurotransmitters

Unconventional Neurotransmitters

BOX 6C Marijuana and the Brain

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