GABA

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GABAGamma-Aminobutyric Acid
GABAGerman American Business Association
GABAGay Auckland Business Association (New Zealand)
GABAGeorgia Antiquarian Booksellers Association
GABAGreater Alameda Business Association (Alameda, California)
GABAGreater Arizona Bicycle Association
GABAGreat Australian Bugger All (colloquial term for the Australian Outback)
GABAGirls Be Ambitious, Boys Be Audacious (Tokyo, Japan)
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Glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid in the brain.
Metabolic pathway analysis indicated that three of these metabolites (taurine, uracil, and gamma-aminobutyric acid) were involved in nine pathways, with only one or two hits.
Neonatal propofol and etomidate exposure slows the decay of slow gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor a miniature inhibitory postsynaptic currents in p80–90 rats
Effect of dietary gamma-aminobutyric acid on laying performance, egg quality, immune activity and endocrine hormone in heat-stressed Roman hens.
Gastrodin is one of the natural compound isolated from Gastrodia elata and has known anticonvulsant effects, although the exact pharmacological principles of this natural compound and its effects on other aspects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) metabolism in vivo have not been explored.
KEY WORDS: gamma-aminobutyric acid, Haliotis asinina, ganglia, immunohistochemistry, localization
Marketers point out that the product's formula is all-natural and includes a proprietary blend of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) to help the user relax; melatonin to induce sleep; and 5-HTP tryptophan to improve the quality of sleep.
"As you know, gamma-aminobutyric acid or GABA, is a neurotransmitter that seems to calm down the excitable buzzing that goes on in the brain, increasing one's emotional control and the probiotic bacillus seems to lead to an increase of its amount in the brain."
Seeking to understand better how the then recently discovered neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) functioned, Laborit wanted a substance which had properties similar to GABA that could cross the blood-brain barrier.
leprae's glutamine decarboxylase, an enzyme capable of generating gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system.
GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is your brain's master neurotransmitter.
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