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  EAA Agents



EAA Agents

   Drugs used for their actions on any aspect of excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter systems. Included are drugs that act on excitatory amino acid receptors, affect the life cycle of excitatory amino acid transmitters, or affect the survival of neurons using excitatory amino acids.

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Drugs
Drugs intended for human or veterinary use, presented in their finished dosage form. Included here are materials used in the preparation and/or formulation of the finished dosage form.

Neurotransmitter
Specialized chemical messenger (eg, acetylcholine, dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin) that sends a message from one nerve cell to another. Most neurotransmitters play different roles throughout the body, many of which are not yet known.

Receptors
Areas on the outer part of a cell that allow the cell to join or bind with insulin that is in the blood.

Affect
This word is used to described observable behavior that represents the expression of a subjectively experienced feeling state (emotion). Common examples of affect are sadness, fear, joy, and anger. The normal range of expressed affect varies considerably between different cultures and even within the same culture. Types of affect include: euthymic, irritable, constricted; blunted; flat; inappropriate, and labile.



SIMILAR TERMS
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EAA Agonist
Drugs that bind to and activate excitatory amino acid receptors.

EAA Agonists
Drugs that bind to and activate excitatory amino acid receptors.

EAA Antagonists
Drugs that bind to but do not activate excitatory amino acid receptors, thereby blocking the actions of agonists.



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EAAT2 Neurotransmitter Transporter
A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in ASTROCYTES and in the liver. It action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

EAA Antagonists
Drugs that bind to but do not activate excitatory amino acid receptors, thereby blocking the actions of agonists.

EAAT-1
A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in astrocytes, heart, skeletal muscle and placenta. Its action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

EAA Agonists
Drugs that bind to and activate excitatory amino acid receptors.

EAA Agonist
Drugs that bind to and activate excitatory amino acid receptors.

EAA Agents

Ear Deformities, Acquired
Distortion or disfigurement of the ear caused by disease or injury after birth.

Ear Cartilages
Cartilages of the auricle (pinna) and the external acoustic meatus.

Ear Cartilage
Cartilages of the auricle (pinna) and the external acoustic meatus.

Ear Cancers
Tumors or cancer of the internal, external, or middle ear.

Ear Cancer
Tumors or cancer of the internal, external, or middle ear.

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