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					Biology 675
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                                  Neurotransmitters:
Choose three neurotransmitters from the following list and answer these questions about
each:

            a. Do they tend to be excitatory or inhibitory?

            b. What is their main purpose?

            c. What are the effects of a deficiency?

            d. What are the effects of overabundance?

Seratonin

Acetylcholine

Dopamine

GABA

Glutamate

Norepinephrine

Noradrenaline
Enkephalins & Endorphins
Nitric oxide
Epinephrine
Prolactin


Did you find links between diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s) and neurotransmitters?


Did you find links between drug use and neurotransmitters?


Find an example of each of the above.

				
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