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  • noun

Synonyms for GABA

an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system

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In the study, it was noticed that an improvement in the percentage of speckled eggs, soft shell eggs, misshaped eggs and calcium coated eggs in supplemental freeze-dried GABA producing strain diet-fed hens and this may due to the improvement of the GABA-producer.
He said that their research shows that the excessively high concentration of the GABA neurotransmitter in these reactive astrocytes is a novel biomarker that we hope can be targeted in further research as a tool for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
To date, there has been limited research examining the gene expression or genetics of GABA receptors in relation to migraine.
Modulation of lonotropic GABA Receptors by Natural Products of Plant Origin.
The team found that men with more GABA in their dorsolateral prefrontal cortex had lower scores in one aspect of impulsivity called the "feeling of urgency", the tendency to act rashly in response to distress or other strong emotions and urges.
GABA Testing: We are not satisfied with any lab testing for levels of this neurotransmitter.
However, Dr Frederic Boy and his team at Cardiff found that there is a link with low levels of GABA in a part of the brain which controls behaviour.
To directly demonstrate the blockade of GABA currents by RDX, we examined the effect of RDX on the currents induced by local pressure application of GABA.
If smelling this essential oil doesn't work, you can take a GABA supplement, available in health food stores and on the Internet.
The activity of hypocretinergic neurons is inhibited by the stimulation of GABA receptors, which then induces sleep.
Other changes, however, such as those involving the GABA system or a molecule called corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) (which is involved in the brain's stress response system), appear to be associated more specifically with acute alcohol withdrawal.
1-3], [delta], [epsilon], [theta], [pi], and [rho] 1-3) known GABA receptor subunits form varieties of functional clusters throughout areas of the brain.
Following characterization of the animals, we treated the nematodes with muscimol (a GABA receptor agonist) and a-alanine (a GABA transporter blocker) and evaluated the efficacy of these agents to restore wildtype function.
Scientists know that the chemical, a neurotransmitter called GABA, is important for the human sleep cycle.
GABA is an ingredient used extensively in skin care products for its line-reducing capabilities and is also finding its way into beauty drinks.