The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

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Over the past fifteen years, this text has become widely recognized as the best on its subject. It provides the liveliest and most lucid available account of neurotransmitters and their relation to drug action. The fifth edition contains two new chapters on topics of intense current interest--molecular neurobiology and neuromodulation. In addition, all the other chapters have been updated.show more

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  • Hardback | 410 pages
  • 140 x 220mm | 570g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • figs.tabs.
  • 019504035X
  • 9780195040357

Table of contents

Introduction; Cellular foundations of neuropharmacology; Molecular foundations of neuropharmacology; Metabolism in the central nervous system; Receptors; Modulation of synaptic transmission; Amino-acid transmitters; Acetylcholine; Catecholamines I: General aspects; Catecholamines II: CNS aspects; Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and histamine; Neuroactive peptides; Index.show more

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