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Phys NTs

secreted in cortex and sensory pathways. most widely used excitatory NT. Glutamate
secreted by neurons in motor cortex, basal nuclei, motor to skeletal muscle, ANS. excitatory Acetylcholine
excitatory NT. secreted by neurons in brainstem, hypothalamus, and sympathetic system. Norepinephrine
most widely used inhibitory NT. secreted in cortex, basal nuclei, cerebellum, and spinal cord GABA
inhibitory. involved in motor control, behavior, prolactin secretion, sleep, learning. secreted in substantia nigra of brainstem to basal nuclei Dopamine
inhibitory. secreted in median raphe of brainstem and gut. inhibits spinal pain pathways, regulates hypothalamus, involved in mood and behavior Serotonin
inhibitory. intracellular functions, involved in memory and behavior, vasodilator, not stored in vesicles Nitric oxide
always inhibitory, secreted in spinal cord. increases Cl- conductance Glycine
Created by: lsoehren



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