Neurotransmitter functions

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Acetylcholine
Released at many synapses and at junction between nerves and muscles; the release of it makes muscle fibers contract
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Serotonin
Involved in many mechanisms such as sleep, mood and arousal
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Gamma-amino butyric acid
Most widely distributed inhibitory transmitter of central of nervous system
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Glutamate
Perhaps the major excretory transmitter of the brain; plays crucial role in memory and learning
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Norepinephrine
Helps control arousal level; influences wakefulness, learning and memory
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Dopamine
Influences movement, motivation and emotion
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Serotonin

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Involved in many mechanisms such as sleep, mood and arousal

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Gamma-amino butyric acid

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Glutamate

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Norepinephrine

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