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Neurotransmitters2

Overview of neurotransmitters S1

QuestionAnswer
Serotonin (5HT) Emotion
1st step of a neurotransmitter Precursors from Diet---[sythesis]--->NT
2nd step of a neurotransmitter Neurotransmitter--[transport]-->vesicle package
3rd step of a neurotransmitter Vesicle Package--[action potential]-->Release
final step of a neurotransmitter Release--[Enzymatic, Reuptake]-->Deactivation
Biogenic Amines Dopamine Norepinephrine Serotonin Acetylcholine
Peptide Enkephalin
Amino Amides Glutamate GABA
Nucleotide Adenoside (Ade)
Dopamine (DA) motor systems
Norepinephrine (NE) sensory systems
Acetylcholine (Ach) neuromuscular junction
Enkephalin (Enk) pain
Glutamate (Glu) all over, almost always excitatory
GABA all over, inhibitory
Adenoside (Ade)
Norepinephrine effects controls sleep/wake cycle, effects Locus Coerueleus, Raphe Nucleus (Midbrain)
Dopamine effects (Midbrain, Amygdala) most addictions involve an increase of Dopamine in the Forebrain
VMAT 5HT binds to VMAT and is then pulled into the vesicle.
Acetylcholine receptors Muscarinic (G-protein, Ionotropic) and Nicotinic
Histamine receptors 3, all G-protein
Created by: EmptySpaces