Neurotransmitters and Their Receptors

Overview

Categories of Neurotransmitters

Acetylcholine

BOX 6A Neurotoxins That Act on Neurotransmitter Receptors

Glutamate

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