monoamine neurotransmitter

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Noun1.monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
noradrenaline, norepinephrine - a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
5-hydroxytryptamine, serotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
dopamine, Dopastat, Intropin - a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
monoamine - a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)
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Effect of the extract of Rhothola rosea L on the content of the brain biogenic monoamines.
In particular, adaptogenic properties and CNS stimulating activity of Rhodiola rosea have been attributed primarily to its ability to influence levels and activity of biogenic monoamines such as serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine (Stancheva and Mosharrof 1987; Kelly 2001).
Evaluation of toluene exposure via drinking water on levels of regional brain biogenic monoamines and their metabolite in CD-1 mice.