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Synaptochemistry Outlines and Scope of a Discipline

  • B. Csillik
Conference paper
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 11)

Summary

Synaptochemistry, a discipline based on the cytochemical entity of the neurone, aimes to reveal structural-functional correlations of impulse transmission at the molecular level. Cholinergic, monoaminergic and aminacidergic synaptochemical systems are scrutinized with respect to pre- and postsynaptic (receptor) functions and to excitation-performance coupling. Perspectives of synaptochemistry include a new interpretation of transducer function, a rational approach to the pharmacotherapy of neurovegetative and neuropsychiatric disorders and a new model of neurocellular memory.

Keywords

Synaptic Vesicle Axon Terminal Postsynaptic Membrane Acetylcholinesterase Activity Motor Endplate 
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  • B. Csillik
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity Medical SchoolSzegedHungary

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