GABAA RECEPTOR

The other GABA receptor found at synapses of neurons. It is the predominant inhibitory receptor in the central nervous system. It functions as a chloride channel and hyperpolarises the neuron.

GABAA RECEPTOR: "The GABAa receptor is one of 2 receptor proteins."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GABAA RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gabaa-receptor/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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