Neurotransmitters are chemical substances, synthesized and released by nerve cells, or glandular hormones that excite or inhibit other nerve, muscle, or gland cells. Known neurotransmitters include acetylcholine, aspartic acid, catecholamines, cholecystokinin, endorphins, gamma aminobutyric acid, glutamic acid, glycine, histamine, neurotensin, serotonin, and substance P.

People related to the topic: Neurotransmitters

Jing-Qiong Kang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Andre H. Lagrange, Ph.D., M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology

Robert L. Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Margaret and John Warner Professor of Neurology, Emeritus; Professor of Pharmacology and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Emeritus

Colleen Niswender, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology; Director of Molecular Pharmacology, Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

Elaine Sanders-Bush, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Professor of Psychiatry, Emerita

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