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GABA

abbr.
gamma-aminobutyric acid

GABA

(ˈɡæbə)
n acronym for
(Biochemistry) gamma-aminobutyric acid: a biologically active substance found in plants and in brain and other animal tissues; it is a neurotransmitter that inhibits activation of neurones

GABA

(ˈgæb ə)

n.
gamma-aminobutyric acid: a neurotransmitter that inhibits excitatory responses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.GABA - an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
neurotransmitter - a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse
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Propofol might act at pre- and post-synaptic GABA receptor A (GABA[sub]A) receptors within GABAergic synapses and impairs the glutamatergic tonic input to GABAergic synapses; etomidate might act at the postsynaptic site.
What makes this study most notable, according to the company, is that for the first time ever the effects of GABA were examined solely, isolated from any other factors that might affect sleep quality.
According to the amount of GABA produced, the best isolates for GABA-producing LAB were identified using 16S-rDNA sequence analysis.
Although the occurrence of immunoreactivity for GABA and GAD in the ductal cells of rat submandibular gland was briefly described without showing any micrographic evidences in a previous immunohistochemical study by others (Kosuge et al.), the present study is the first to show the possible occurrence of GABA in the glandular cells, mainly ductal cells, of the exocrine glands of mice at the early postnatal stages, but not at the adult stage by means of VIAAT-immunoreactivity.
GABA showed protective effects to alleviate HS-induced damages of the intestinal mucosa and increased the number of goblet cells.
Ms Gaba explained: "I went for this angle as I find London to be a really vibrant and magical city to live in and this collection is just as vibrant."
This article reviews evidence accumulated over the past 50 years that supports the role of GABA as a neurotransmitter in gastropod molluscs.
This is a crucial interface with the alpha-4 subunit on the GABA-AR as, if there is none of this molecule present or if insufficiently present, then GABA has the inverse effect; it can become excitatory rather than inhibitory.
De esta voracidad ha sido victima ahora Jose Antonio del Valle, un empresario mexicano que se dice defraudado por el emporio con sede en Atlanta, Georgia, en lo tocante a los derechos de uso de un producto de su creacion, denominado Go Gaba, que desperto las ambiciones de la multinacional estadunidense a partir de la idea de "refrescar al mundo en cuerpo, mente y espiritu".
The command Public Relations Officer, DSP MohammaduAbubakar, said on Saturday in Minna that the act was committed on December 6, 2018 at Gaba and Amfani communities in Lavun Local Government.
The decision to target GABA as a novel therapeutic strategy in PPD was based upon translational studies demonstrating that GABA is the chief neuroinhibitory mechanism in the brain, and its actions are mediated mainly by GABA A receptors.
In one of the crosses, a clear direct SNP-effect was found on chromosome 2, close to the GABA receptor gene (GABBR2).