GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA)

Major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian nervous system and found widely distributed in both invertebrate and vertebrate nervous systems. It is synthesized from the amino acid glutamic acid.

GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA): "Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) inhibits neurotransmission."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gamma-aminobutyric-acid-gaba/ (accessed July 15, 2019).
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