Turning off Neurotransmitters

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The historic discovery that the catecholamine neurotransmitters of the sympathetic nervous system, norepinephrine and epinephrine, are inactivated through their reuptake by presynaptic nerve terminals provided new insights into neurotransmitter action and paved the way for the development of modern antidepressant drugs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 7 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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