Header

UZH-Logo

Maintenance Infos

Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators


Steiner, Felix A (1974). Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators. Acta geneticae medicae et gemellologiae, twin research, 23(Suppl S1):123-128.

Abstract

In the central nervous system, besides the neurotransmitters, the occurrence of substances which modify neuronal excitability has been proposed. Since their effect is a matter of modulating neuronal responsiveness, these substances may be called neuromodulators. Examples of neurotransmitters or putative neurotransmitters in the central nervous system are acetylcholine, noradrenaline, dopamine, and aminoacids such as GABA, glycine, and L-glutamic acid. Under certain conditions, some of these (acetylcholine, L-glutamic acid, and GABA), as well as hormones and polypeptides (e.g., releasing factors) are considered to act as neuromodulators.

Abstract

In the central nervous system, besides the neurotransmitters, the occurrence of substances which modify neuronal excitability has been proposed. Since their effect is a matter of modulating neuronal responsiveness, these substances may be called neuromodulators. Examples of neurotransmitters or putative neurotransmitters in the central nervous system are acetylcholine, noradrenaline, dopamine, and aminoacids such as GABA, glycine, and L-glutamic acid. Under certain conditions, some of these (acetylcholine, L-glutamic acid, and GABA), as well as hormones and polypeptides (e.g., releasing factors) are considered to act as neuromodulators.

Statistics

Citations

Dimensions.ai Metrics
2 citations in Web of Science®
1 citation in Scopus®
Google Scholar™

Altmetrics

Downloads

30 downloads since deposited on 25 Oct 2018
11 downloads since 12 months
Detailed statistics

Additional indexing

Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:National licences > 142-005
Dewey Decimal Classification:Unspecified
Scopus Subject Areas:Health Sciences > Genetics (clinical)
Language:English
Date:1 January 1974
Deposited On:25 Oct 2018 16:55
Last Modified:15 Apr 2021 14:49
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISSN:0001-5660
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1017/s1120962300023672

Download

Green Open Access

Download PDF  'Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators'.
Preview
Content: Published Version
Language: English
Filetype: PDF (Nationallizenz 142-005)
Size: 342kB
View at publisher