The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

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Over the past 15 years, this volume has become widely recognized as the best on its subject, providing the liveliest and most lucid available account of neurotransmitters and their relation to drug action. The fifth edition features two new chapters on topics of current interest: molecular neurobiology and neuromodulation. In addition, all other chapters have been updated. It is a useful book for a wide variety of students and professionals, including neuroscientists, clinical neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, biochemists and more

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  • Hardback | 465 pages
  • 146.05 x 215.9 x 25.4mm | 671.31g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0195071174
  • 9780195071177

Table of contents

Cellular foundations of neuropharmacology; Molecular foundations of neuropharmacology; Metabolism in the central nervous system; Receptors; Modulation of synaptic transmission; Amino acid transmitters; Acetylcholine; Norepinephrine and Epinephrine; Dopamine; Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and histamine; Neuroactive peptides; Cellular mechanisms in learning and more

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