The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology

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This is a text on basic neuropharmacology. Its focus is on the neurotransmitters, or chemicals that carry nerve impulses between nerve cells. The text can be used in neuroscience and psychopharmacology courses at many different levels.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 525 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 26mm | 598.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • halftones, line figures, tables
  • 019510398X
  • 9780195103984

Table of contents

Cellular foundations of neuropharmacology; molecular foundations of neuropharmacology; 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 memory; treating neurological and psychiatric diseases.show more

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"An excellent introductory text for neurobiology."--Dr. Harvey J. Karten, University of San Diego, California "An excellent introductory text for neurobiology."--Dr. Harvey J. Karten, University of San Diego, California "An excellent introductory text for neurobiology."--Dr. Harvey J. Karten, University of San Diego, California "An excellent introductory text for neurobiology."--Dr. Harvey J. Karten, University of San Diego, Californiashow more

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