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Central Nervous System

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Not an example of excitatory transmitter:



A Gamma-amino-butyric acid
B Glutamate

C Adrenaline
D Acetylcholine

Ans. A Gamma-amino-butyric acid
  1. The a motor neurons in the spinal cord receive direct postsynaptic inhibition from Renshaw cell interneurons, which release glycine Other inter neurons produce pre synaptic inhibition on dorsal horn neurons through release Of GAMMA- AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA) which indirectly inhibits the alpha and gamma motor neurons.
  2. Glutamate is a widely used excitatory neurotransmitter in brain and is supposed to be found in more than 50% of neurons in CNS. Q

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