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Synonyms for GABA

an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system

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Effect of dietary gamma-aminobutyric acid on laying performance, egg quality, immune activity and endocrine hormone in heat-stressed Roman hens.
As Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, malfunctioning of this system may be a cause of the hyperexcitability.
Cleft palate and decreased brain gamma-aminobutyric acid in mice lacking the 67-kDa isoform of glutamic acid decarboxylase.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is well known as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS) (Roberts et al.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA): An inhibitory neurotransmitter the actions of which are influenced by alcohol; may play a role in alcohol withdrawal.
In this review, changes in cellular cytoplasmic membranes, cytoplasmic calcium, and plant accumulation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) are discussed in response to abiotic plant stress.
Take evening primrose oil which will help your body make gamma-aminobutyric acid, a naturally- occurring brain chemical which helps you relax.
University of Utah Research Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT) has patented a method for impairing the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in parasitic nematodes, for the purpose of crop protection and/or soil treatment.
The researchers attribute his improvement to increased brain production of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
These were synapses that use gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, as a chemical transmitter.
GABA, short for gamma-aminobutyric acid, is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid and glutamate are being pursued as targets.
Production of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) by Lactobacillus buchneri isolated from kimchi and its neuroprotective effect on neuronal cells.
Among the many differentially expressed genes were several related to catecholamine, glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) signaling, and the researchers zeroed in on these because they are involved in regulating novelty-seeking and responding to reward in vertebrates.
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