GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA)

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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., Sam M.S., "GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gamma-aminobutyric-acid-gaba/ (accessed July 4, 2022).

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